Author: Kevin Watson

With over 25 years of project management experience, Kevin Watson, PMP, MCT, MCTS, is a black belt in Microsoft Project and Microsoft Project Server. Kevin brings a unique combination of project management and project server to the field, where he is a Senior Consultant with Microsoft. Contact him at kevinw@microsoft.com.

The Swiss Army Knife Approach to PPM Solutions

While I traveled through the Shannon Airport as a boy in 1969, I remember well my enamored gaze into the display case of the Swiss army knives. “Dad, can I have one?” I asked. I got the us...

Are You Smarter than a PMP?

Part One Here is a challenge for you, in this article I will ask you perform a simple task, in the next I will provide the answer. Your organization wants to do resource capacity management. Your task...

The Seven Deadly Sins of Project Schedules

Scheduling is never a simple component of a project; yet in the last 20 years I’ve repeatedly run into the same basic problems in every organization I have worked for or consulted with regarding...

How to Restore an Abandoned Project Schedule

Ever known someone with a once-beautiful old car that’s been left to rust away — their once prized possession now forgotten in the weeds? Often, a project manager’s schedules succumb...