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About: Dan Friedrich

Dan Friedrich is President of MPUG Chicago, and CEO/CTO of Friedrich, Klatt and Associates, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner named Microsoft’s Global Partner of the Year in 2007 for Enterprise Project Management for an Earned Value Data Mart solution. His firm's products include a Microsoft Project Server / Project Online Business Intelligence package that auto-adapts its business Cube to the customer’s deployment and comes with over 150 Dashboards, with optional modules for Trending, and Advanced Analytics and Compliance; and a Microsoft Project Pro add-in with a Swiss Army Knife of tools for managing Master Schedules. The firm’s clients include Fortune 500 firms with some of the largest Project Server implementations, NASA, the Department of Energy, international consulting firms, and many of the largest US defense and aerospace contractors. Working with these clients on some of the largest Master Schedules ever created has given him a front-row seat to the real-world challenges and best practices. Dan’s avocation is comedy sketch writing, directing, and performing, and he is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory and Improv Olympic. His latest shows are “If Anyone was Offended: Campaign 2016,” and “Martin Luther: He’s done an amazing job, and is being recognized more and more.”

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All Articles and Webinars by Dan Friedrich

The Unified Theory of Everything (or at least Schedule, Cost, Risk, and Earned Value)

Written on February 20, 2019, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: All organizations that run large Programs for a living must assemble deep expertise in disciplines including scheduling, cost analysis, risk analysis, and earned value management. Each requires…

Master Schedules Best Practices on Project Online and Server

Written on March 14, 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. Event Description: Master Schedules Best Practices on Project Online and Server is the final installment in the presenter’s “trilogy” on Master Schedules, building on his Master Schedules 101 MPUG Lunch &…

Master Schedulers Best Practices

Written on November 29, 2017, by

Event Description: Microsoft Project Master Schedules Best Practices begins where the presenter’s Master Schedules 101 MPUG Lunch & Learn presentation on February 15, 2017, left off. In over 10 years of developing tools and providing services to clients with Master Schedules, Dan Friedrich has become (whether he wanted to or not!) a Master Schedule “Whisperer,”…

Up in the Air: GoGoAir’s All-Cloud Project Management Solution

Written on March 29, 2017, 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: Lisa Sams of GoGoAir will take you inside Microsoft Project Online + Microsoft Power BI all-cloud Project Management implementation, including how business processes can be mapped onto the tools,…

Microsoft Project Master Schedules 101: Common Challenges and Best Practices from the Field

Written on February 15, 2017, 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: In this fast-paced introduction, learn everything you ever wanted to know about Microsoft Project Master Schedules but were afraid to ask. In over 10 years of developing tools and…

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