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Collin Quiring

About: Collin Quiring

Collin Quiring is the Managing Partner of EPM Strategy and has over 20 years experience in project management, resource management, product development, systems administration, reporting and training. Mr. Quiring is a technical expert in Microsoft Project, Project Server, Project Online and Power BI. He has worked with all aspects of the tools from installation to configuration to daily administration, and holds the PMP, OPM3, MCTS, MCT, MCP, and CIRM certifications, along with an MBA. Contact Collin at cquiring@EPMStrategy.com.

All Articles and Webinars by Collin Quiring

Webinar Recap: How to get and see Project Information in Power BI

Written on January 3, 2020, by

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Collin Quiring’s How to get and see Project Information in Power BI webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review…

How to get and see Project Information in Power BI

Written on December 4, 2019, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: Power BI is a powerful tool that can help visualize your Project Information. In fact, it can combine information from many different sources to get a holistic…

Power BI Got You Puzzled?

Written on November 22, 2019, by

Using Microsoft Project Online or Project Server is commonplace for many Project Managers and report writers alike. Of course, there are reports online which provide project or portfolio views. There are also useful reports in Project Professional, showing a single project. However, these are difficult to use when trying to combine other data sources or…

Project Online + Power BI = The Complete Resource Picture!

Written on June 27, 2018, by

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Project Online provides many powerful reporting tools and is a treasure trove of information. However, many organizations have other data sources that affect or otherwise influence the data from…

Three Reasons to Use Power BI with Microsoft Project

Written on June 18, 2018, by

I enjoy the occasional list about why I should use a certain tool or why it might make my life a bit easier. Power BI is one of those tools that definitely makes reporting easier from Project. As such, a list of Power BI’s advantages could be quite a long list, but the longer list,…

You’re Fired — Or, Um, Unscheduled!

Written on October 27, 2015, by

    I had a project manager once who was also in charge of putting out the work schedules for the part-time employees. (I guess the company decided that since a PM could schedule work, he could also do the job of scheduling shift work.) Whenever they decided to lay off, fire or downsize somebody,…

Master Project and Read-Only SubProject

Written on November 25, 2014, by

Sometimes when you are using Microsoft Professional and you insert a Subproject, the Subproject is “Read Only” when you try to save the Master Project. This quick post is how to resolve that issue. In this example, I have a Master Project, which is titled the highly original name of “Master Project,” and I have…

Project 2013 Offerings: Comparison and Requirements

Written on March 4, 2014, by

With the advent of Project 2013 there are a few different versions available and this little post is an attempt to help clarify those differences.  Also, to help clarify things, only 2013 Project works with 2013 (it does not allow 2010 or 2007 connectivity).  You can still open a previous version’s project file in 2013,…

When Are You Working? Updating a Resource Calendar

Written on September 13, 2011, by and

An organization usually starts “small” and works its way through the more complex functions of Microsoft Project Professional and Project Server. Creating a resource and a Resource Pool are important first steps in using resource management. Creating a standard calendar is another important step to having consistent working times. A third step is to customize…

Certificate Series: Microsoft Project 2010 Features Expert – Compatibility

Written on July 21, 2010, by

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Are you ready to complete your tasks effectively using Microsoft Project 2010? This certificate course is for users…

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