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Ira Brown

About: Ira Brown

Ira Brown, the founder and president of Project Widgets, is a leader in the field of project management, and is a recognized Microsoft Project expert. Project Widgets is well-known for offering add-on products for Microsoft Project and Project Online, as well as for creating custom solutions that meet their clients’ unique business requirements. This company continues to extend the scope and breadth of their offerings, thereby increasing the value they provide to customers by creating Microsoft Project solutions that are tailored to an organization’s unique needs. They even have several free, downloadable widgets available on their website that you can begin using right away

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All Articles and Webinars by Ira Brown

Webinar Recap: Beyond Macros Revisited: Automating Microsoft Project for Non-Techies

Written on March 12, 2020, by

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Ira Brown’s Beyond Macros Revisited: Automating Microsoft Project for Non-Techies webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review of webinar…

Beyond Macros Revisited: Automating Microsoft Project for Non-Techies

Written on March 4, 2020, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: Ira Brown, a recognized Microsoft Project expert, will deliver this fun and informative presentation that will provide you with an understanding of the automation capabilities of Microsoft…

Automating MS Project for Non-Techies

Written on February 24, 2020, by

Project Management technology should never be more complicated then managing a project!   The use of macros can enhance the efficiency of Microsoft Project significantly, but the thought of writing and recording macros to meet your unique needs can often prove challenging to those of us who are not technical programmers. This article will familiarize…

Project Management Challenges And Solutions – Tools, Process, And A Little Magic

Written on July 11, 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…

Performing What If Analysis with Microsoft Project

Written on July 26, 2017, by

MPUG VENDOR SHOWCASE SESSION* 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: Project managers are often asked to perform What If analysis for a project. This can be challenging for many reasons: • Project managers are often…

Best Practices for Initiating a New Project Schedule with Microsoft Project, Part 2

Written on January 11, 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 the second webinar of this multi-part series, Microsoft Project expert Ira Brown will present additional techniques for initiating a new project that is consistent with established organizational standards. This…

More Tips for Creating a New Project Schedule in Microsoft Project

Written on January 9, 2017, by

As organizations work to improve their project management maturity level, they often develop methodologies that include standard processes and best practices. However, ensuring project managers consistently initiate new projects according to these standards and processes often proves challenging. In a previous article I shared some tips for initiating a new project schedule easily and consistently…

Best Practices for Initiating a New Project Schedule with Microsoft Project

Written on November 9, 2016, 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 the first webinar of this multi-part series, Microsoft Project expert Ira Brown will present techniques for initiating a new project that is consistent with established organizational standards. This presentation…

Tips for Initiating a New Project Schedule with Microsoft Project

Written on November 8, 2016, by

As organizations work to improve their project management maturity level, they often develop methodologies that include standard processes and best practices. However, ensuring project managers consistently initiate new projects according to these standards and processes often proves challenging. In this mini-article I provide quick tips for enabling easy and consistent project initiation across an organization….

Share the Knowledge: Integrating Your Project Lifecycle Methodology with Microsoft Project

Written on July 21, 2016, 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: Are your existing methodology practices sitting unused on a shelf? Is it becoming increasingly difficult to consistently integrate these standards and processes directly into your project planning and execution efforts? Or…

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