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New Microsoft Project Roll Out

Written on October 31, 2019, by

We heard from Jared Spataro, Corporate VP for Microsoft 365, a few days ago with a big announcement! The new MS Project has rolled out to customers worldwide, and with it a new subscription plan, too. The new, updated software boasts: A new experience that is simple and powerful Easier ways to collaborate utilizing Teams…

PCMag Favorite Project Management Tool Survey Results Are In

Written on October 11, 2019, by

As project managers, we depend on certain tools to help steer our teams and our projects. Last year, PCMag rolled out a survey to their readers on which of these management and collaboration tools were the best. The results are in and guess what? MS Project came in second as the best tool for keeping…

MPUG Agile Series Presented by Tim Runcie Continues

Written on September 23, 2019, by

As Tim Runcie’s recent excellent article on the topic pointing out, Agile methodology helps to create processes, procedures, and ultimately results. Infused with a time-phased, metrics-driven engine that delivers visibility to assignments, deliverables, work and cost estimates, and the ability to do enterprise wide resource capacity and forecasting/strategic planning, there is no question that Agile…

Showcase Recap: Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration

Written on August 9, 2019, by

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Prosperi’s Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration showcase session 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…

Webinar Recap: Microsoft Teams – The Hub for Information in Office 365

Written on August 5, 2019, by

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Ivor Davies’ Microsoft Teams – The Hub for Information in Office 365 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…

The Makeup of a Happy Employee

Written on June 28, 2019, by

Originally published on Wrike Blog. Used with permission. Happy employees are an invaluable asset to any company. They radiate positivity, camaraderie, and tend to stick around for a while. In terms of efficiency, it’s in a company’s best interest to put their best foot forward when it comes to employee happiness. We partnered with Atomik…

How to Link Tasks Using a Master Project Schedule

Written on June 26, 2019, by

  Download the Presentation Slides   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: Sequencing activities is a critical process within the Schedule Management knowledge area. It is a key component to building in logic –…

Why You Should be Checking Out MPUG’s Vendor Showcase This July

Written on June 21, 2019, by

We hope you enjoyed MPUG’s 2019 Vendor Showcase. We heard from companies like Prosperi, Critical Tools, and Barbecana. There’s no better way to learn about the latest Microsoft Project-related apps, add-ins, and services. Truly, this showcase featured tools that take project management with MS Project out of the box and to a whole new level!…

Certificate Series Recap – Project Portfolio Management Masterclass, Session 3

Written on May 16, 2019, by

Please find the following transcription of our PPM Masterclass 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 review of webinar content. There may be exclusions such as those steps included in product demonstrations….

5 Reasons Why Managers Need to Learn Project Management Basics

Written on May 10, 2019, by

Originally published on Wrike Blog. Used with permission. Critical path, scope creep, Kanban. If these words are foreign to you, you probably aren’t a project manager. Additionally, you may not think you can learn much from the basics of project management. Think again. We conducted a survey across 1,464 employees about their work management processes,…

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