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Sai Prasad

About: Sai Prasad

B Sai Prasad, PMP®, PMI-SP®, MVP Project, Senior Manager - Learning & Development, has been with service provider Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd since 2001 where he was named winner of the company's Global Trainer of the Year award. He has spent 13,000-plus hours in mentoring, coaching, training 9000-plus practitioners on project management topics ranging from project management concepts, project risk management, project scheduling, Microsoft Office Project® to software estimation techniques. He is a Champion of Project Management from PMI India and also Associate Champion Advisory Committee, PMI India. He is awarded the Champion of the Quarter (Q4 – 2012) and Delivery Excellence Award (2011-2012, 2012-2013) from PMI India. He's also the editor of the project management book, Forecast Scheduling with Project 2010. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Project 2010. He is the President of the MPUG India Chennai chapter to promote and help practitioners on how to effectively use Microsoft Office Project.

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Webinar Recap: Make Project for the Web Smarter

Written on March 27, 2020, by

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Sai Prasad’s Make Project for the Web Smarter 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 content. There…

Make Project for the Web Smarter

Written on March 20, 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: Modern work management is one of the top priorities of every organization. Project for the web is Microsoft’s most recent cloud-based offering to help people work together…

Three Challenges to Making Project for the Web Smarter

Written on March 9, 2020, by

Modern work management is one of the top priorities of every organization. Project for the web is Microsoft’s most recent cloud-based offering to help people work together more effectively. Intuitiveness is part of the new offering, but to know its power you need to go beyond just that. Project for the web data is stored…

Big Announcements from Ignite 2019

Written on December 31, 2019, by

Microsoft’s Ignite is the place to learn from the experts, connect with your community, and explore the latest technology. The platform connects over 25,000 individuals focused on software development, security, architecture, and IT. Attendees explore new hands-on experiences that will help them innovate in areas such as security, cloud, and hybrid infrastructure and development. Diversity…

Achieve Business Goals Using Roadmaps

Written on June 12, 2019, 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: Learn how to use Roadmaps to visualize an interactive way to view project status across a program or portfolio managed in Project Online and Azure Boards, and…

Is Roadmap Available For All Project Plans?

Written on June 3, 2019, by

There has been a lot of great content put out on the Roadmap feature as of late. I’d like to bring your attention to a blog post by Brian Smith on Roadmap available here. The information presented and discussion in the comments section is worth the read. Project Online comes in three flavors. They are…

Working with Teams in Project Online

Written on October 3, 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: Audience: – Project Managers – Project Web Access Administrators – Project Management Office – Business analyst – Decision makers Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, you…

Working with Teams in Project Online: Your Questions Answered

Written on September 21, 2018, by

An Introduction Project’s Web App allows one to define three types of resources: Work, Material, and Cost. Work resources are equipment and people needed to perform tasks on a project. Work resources may be further classified as Generic, Named, and Team. Generic resources are placeholders for work resource roles such as designer, developer, architect, etc….

Count Down Starts!

Written on March 5, 2018, by

In the field of project management, we talk quite a bit about productivity. One easy way to track the time left until a project’s completion is with Timescale. Timescale displayed in Gantt Chart (Bar Chart) has two tiers – the starting date of the week on the top, and the week day label on the…

What’s new in Project 2016?

Written on September 20, 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: Project 2016 includes significant updates to Project Professional, Project Pro for Office 365 and Project Online. Project 2016 delivers on some of the most requested capabilities: Resource Management, Resource…

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