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What’s New? Microsoft Project News: May Edition

Written on May 12, 2018, by

Microsoft Highlights AI in Conjunction with Earth Day Microsoft recently took the opportunity to highlight AI (artificial intelligence), and reported that, as a company, they are working to improve access to and training on these newer technologies. To celebrate Earth Day, multiple stories across their blog platforms highlighted the power of AI and how it’s…

Microsoft Prepares for Office 2019 Release

Written on May 6, 2018, by

Last year, Microsoft announced its upcoming release of Office 2019. From the official announcement: “This release, scheduled for the second half of 2018, will include perpetual versions of the Office apps (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and Skype for Business) and servers (including Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business). Previews of the new products…

What’s Your Best Nightmare Sponsor Story?

Written on April 21, 2018, by

MPUG’s call for the most OUTRAGEOUS program sponsor experience kicks off now! As part of our 2018 Community Survey, we asked the question, “Are you getting the feedback you need from program sponsors?” Well, the results are in, and although 26% of you said that yes, you are getting needed feedback, over 50% said this…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: April 2018 Edition

Written on April 12, 2018, by

Updates for Project and Project Server Released in March Microsoft’s TechNet blog has announced the release of Project and Project Server updates last month listing details depending on which configuration users have set up. As the post notes, mainstream support for Project and Project Server 2010 ended in October of 2015, and an SP1 patched…

Project Management Stories Brought to You in Honor of April Fools

Written on April 1, 2018, by

In honor of April fools, we’ve gathered some funny project management stories, no joke! A Project Server Class Turned into Sports Fans Many years ago, I was teaching a Project Server class to a group of project managers in New Orleans. The class was held in the fall during the football season, and they told me……

True PM Stories That May Entertain

Written on March 30, 2018, by

While giving a presentation entitled “What is PPM?” to a group of 20 CIOs, I made the observation that “most project managers in IT think CPM (the Critical Path Method) is an operating system that runs on Apple II computers.” One of the CIOs raised his hand and asked, “Well, isn’t that what CPM is?”…

MPUG Detroit: Portfolio Management – An Integrated Approach to Portfolio Management

Written on March 22, 2018, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Join Ed Roden and Hemant Damani as they present Portfolio Management. Hemant and Ed discuss Portfolio Management and integration with financial processes, resource capacity and delivery readiness. They…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: March 2018 Edition

Written on March 15, 2018, by

SpaceX From a Project Management Perspective ITOnlineLearning recently published an interesting blog post on SpaceX, the BFR, and how we might look at all of it from a project management perspective. Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer of SpaceX, is paving the way for life on Mars. In order to gain more revenue for…

Are You Using Office 365 Project Time Reporter?

Written on March 1, 2018, by

Office 365 Project Time Reporter is an app released a few years ago. This app allows team members to submit timesheets and report progress on tasks tracked in Project Online. Users can add new assignments or non-project work timesheets or create new personal tasks in the Timesheet view. Timesheets can be saved, allowing you to…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News

Written on February 22, 2018, by

PMI Announces Results of Project Management Salary Survey The results of Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, 10th Edition are in and PMI reports that there has never been a better time to be a project manager. Project management skills and expertise are in demand, and earning potential is promising. This data equips practitioners with…

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