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Eric Uyttewaal

About: Eric Uyttewaal

Eric is a thought leader on project, program, and portfolio management. He spends most of his time using software from Microsoft. He has authored seven well-known textbooks including ‘Forecasting Programs,’ 'Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2010/2013/Online,’ and ‘Dynamic Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2000/2002/2003.’ He founded ProjectPro, which specializes in Microsoft Project, Project Server and Project Online. Eric developed several Add-ins with his team that enhance the capabilities of Microsoft Project in creating better schedules (Forecast Scheduling App), managing cross-project dependencies (CrossLinksPro), identifying and documenting the Critical Path (PathsPro) and creating S-curve reports (CurvesPro). He was president of PMI-Ottawa in 1997. Eric has received awards from PMI in 2009, from MPUG in 2012, and from Microsoft from 2010 until 2017 (MVP).

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Certificate Series: Forecast Scheduling – Session 3

Written on November 14, 2014, by

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This webinar is eligible for 1.5 Category A PMI® PDUs in the Technical Project Management talent triangle category. If you are claiming this session, you must submit it to your MPUG Webinar History after it has been completed in its entirety. Event Description: View the file used…

Certificate Series: Forecast Scheduling – Session 2

Written on November 14, 2014, by

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This webinar is eligible for 1.5 Category A PMI® PDUs in the Technical Project Management talent triangle category. If you are claiming this session, you must submit it to your MPUG Webinar History after it has been completed in its entirety. Watch session 3 Event Description: View…

Certificate Series: Forecast Scheduling – Session 1

Written on November 12, 2014, by

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Watch session 2 View the files used in this session Event Description: Renowned speaker and master scheduler, Eric Uyttewaal, presented three 1.5-hour webinars on his latest book ‘Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft…

Webinar: Level with Me: Advanced Resource Management with Project 2013 and Project Server 2013

Written on September 3, 2014, 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:  There are only so many hours in a day and only so much we can do at once. Accepting this “reality” is a key to successful project management…

Quick Tip To Improve Estimates

Written on December 17, 2013, by

Could your team members improve their estimates? My own estimates are consistently too low by a factor of 1.5. How do I know? Well, I track my time on a project. At the end of the project, I compare my total hours to the sum of the original estimates in the Resource Sheet as shown…

Project Pearls: Why You Should Use Deadline Date Feature Instead

Written on October 3, 2012, by

Do you capture the dates that you promised to your client using the Constraint Date feature (Finish-No-Later-Than, Must-Finish-On etc.) in Microsoft Project? We recommend you use the Deadline date feature instead because it keeps the forecasts in your schedule valid:  

Project Pearls: Eliminate Over-Allocations

Written on November 7, 2011, by

Struggling with over-allocations in your schedule Here is a quick way of resolving them by dragging an assignment from one resource to another resource that is available. This approach works in all versions of Microsoft Project.    

A Call to Action: What is a Project “Schedule”?

Written on January 31, 2011, by and

In the world of project management project schedules can be characterized by their level of sophistication, intended use, or the nature of their content. In terms of sophistication, project schedules range from the simplest (activity listing or timetable), to the more comprehensive (bar charts which mesh action with time), to the most complex (network-based schedules,…

The All-Time, Number-One Mistake Made by Schedulers

Written on November 15, 2010, by

The following is an excerpt from Eric Uyttewaal’s new book, Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2010. The “Schedule” Most people understand the schedule as a list of deliverables and their due dates. To a professional scheduler that list of deliverables and their due dates is not the schedule, but the baseline schedule. The baseline schedule…

Critical Path 2.0

Written on February 22, 2010, by

The content of this article is a brief preview from Eric Uyttewaal’s new, upcoming book, Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2010, which will be published in the summer of 2010. The first version of the Critical Path Method (CPM 1.0) is soon celebrating its 60th birthday. It was just about 60 years ago — during…

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