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Gus Cicala

About: Gus Cicala

Gus Cicala is CEO & President of Project Assistants, Inc., a Microsoft Project premier partner and leading enterprise project management solution provider that offers consulting, training, products, and custom development services. To learn more about Project Assistants EPM offerings, please visit You are invited to contact Gus Cicala at: (302) 477-9711.

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The Best Resource Workload Views in Microsoft Project 2010

Written on May 6, 2013, by

One of the key ingredients to managing a successful project is to start off with a Microsoft Project plan that is complete and “optimized.” An “optimized” plan is a plan in which: Everything that is known is put into a plan that meets the overall project objectives, and The project delivers on the objectives of…

Analyzing Work Plan Variances

Written on January 16, 2013, by

Introduction Keeping your project under control requires a periodic look for tasks that are not progressing as originally planned. As a first step, you must track progress by entering Actual Work, Remaining Work, Actual Start and Actual Finish. Once you have captured this information you’re ready to analyze plan variances—that is: tasks where progress is…

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