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Vincent McGevna

About: Vincent McGevna

Vinent McGevna, PMP has over 25 years of engineering project and program management experience, and has been using Microsoft Project for almost 20 years. During this time, as Project evolved, he learned to turn it into a powerful and versatile planning tool. He recently published a book: Schedule Centered Planning: An Incremental Approach for Plan Driven Projects. An appendix shows how he has used fields, filters, groups and views to create a schedule that is a plan, and then manage the project using that schedule. Contact him at or check out his website.

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Creating an Agile Schedule with MS Project

Written on May 2, 2012, by

Use Fields and Groups to Create an Agile Schedule with MS Project I have read many comments that MS Project cannot be used for Agile projects. While I agree that Project is not the best tool for Agile, I disagree with those who say that it cannot be used at all. Customizable fields and groups…

Is Microsoft Project a Project Management Tool?

Written on January 26, 2010, by

In an October 2009 article, “Best Practices for Microsoft Project, Part 1,” author Jim Park makes the statement: “Microsoft Project isn’t a project management tool. Let me repeat that last sentence: Microsoft Project is not a project management tool. It was developed as a schedule tracking application, but has become accepted over the years as…

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