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Importing Excel Data into Project

Written on November 2, 2018, by

As project managers, how many of us have created Excel spreadsheets which we’d like to see become a part of our MS Project plans? You may have wondered on more than one occasion how to effectively integrate Excel data into a Microsoft Project file (*.mpp). We’ve had a number of contributors cover this topic before,…

Microsoft Project Do’s and Don’ts Boot Camp

Written on October 30, 2018, by

Boot Camp includes video training with PMI® PDUs, workbook with training exercises and pre-configured project files, e-Support, highly rated book, certificate, and knowledge test. Learn more…

5 Best Ways to Learn Microsoft Project

Written on October 23, 2018, by

  1. Attend expert-led live training webinars. 2. Improve your skills as your project and training needs progress with targeted on-demand training videos and searchable MPUG how-to articles. 3. Get your questions answered by experts like Sam Huffman either by buying his MS Project Do’s and Don’ts book or getting in on our new boot camp program…

What’s New? Project Management in the News (October Edition)

Written on October 12, 2018, by

Standards for Innovation Alex Simmons, VP of Program Management for Microsoft’s Identity Division, discussed, in a recent article, the role of standards in accelerating innovation. To quote Mr. Simmons, “At Microsoft, we firmly believe that open identity standards accelerate innovation. Some of you might think this is an oxymoron. Let me explain why it isn’t.”…

99 Tips

Written on September 14, 2018, by

We’re featuring 99 of our favorite “tips and tricks”! Join MPUG or renew your membership today for more!   5 Tips for Migrating Your PPM to the Cloud By Rob Hirschmann Follow these tips for migrating Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) data from an on-premises solution.   Five Tips for Building your Organization’s Methodology By Bonnie…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: September Edition

Written on August 31, 2018, by

Bringing Together Team Members of Different Generations In the project management workforce, we are starting to see a focus on helping senior people in the workplace connect with and manage the newest generation in the workforce: Millennials. This new generation is now moving from entry-level to management positions within an evolving environment and culture. With…

What’s New? Project Management News: August Edition

Written on July 29, 2018, by

Treasury & Risk Announces their 23rd Annual Alexander Hamilton Award On their website last week, Treasury and Risk put out a call for organizations who have completed “an innovative project in the realm of treasury, finance, or risk management.” The deadline is August 30, 2018 to be consideration for their 23rd Annual Alexander Hamilton Award…

Using WBS Schedule Pro – By Critical Tools

Written on July 24, 2018, 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. *This is an MPUG Vendor Session. Presenter will discuss Microsoft Project add-ons and how they can streamline the integration of various applications and Microsoft Project in a no pressure, stress-free environment. These add-ons are not out-of-the-box…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: July Edition

Written on July 5, 2018, by

Is Agile Reaching a Tipping Point? Barry Pronier, on, recently shared why he thinks this is the year millennials will create a flashpoint for the Agile revolution. As he points out, Agile has come a long way since 2001 when Dave Thomas and a group of software developers produced their Manifesto for Agile Software…

A Sponsor Who Didn’t like Project Managers?!?

Written on July 2, 2018, by

As part of MPUG’s 2018 Community Survey, we asked the question, “Are you getting the feedback you need from program sponsors?” The results came in, and we learned that over 50% of you thought this area needed improvement. Another 18% of you said an affirmative “NO” in answer to this question, which led us to…

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