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Three Reasons Why You Might Want to Pull MS Project Reporting…Out of MS Project

It’s important to recognize that Microsoft Project is a powerful tool which helps project managers (PMs) keep their projects moving, but sometimes, we have to reach for more universal applications. Th...

How To Modify Microsoft Project for the Web Using Custom Fields – Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Nenad Trajkovski’s session, How To Modify Microsoft® Project for the Web Using Custom Fields, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of ou...

The Conundrum of Task Types in MS Project

Let’s consider the following situation: Your project has been running behind schedule for the past few weeks. You have done everything in your power to rectify the situation and bring the project back...

MPUG’s Best Tales of Terror

We searched through our MPUG archives to bring you the scariest project management stories of all time. Have one of your own to add? We welcome your submissions between now and Oct 31st. Email yours t...

Common Misconceptions about MS Project that People Get Wrong

I’ve been a Microsoft Project user, teacher, and consultant for the last 27 years. I’ve become very familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of this software product. As a 17+ year Project MVP, I ha...

Exploring VBA Part III: Using VBA to Integrate Microsoft Project with other Microsoft Tools – Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Ira Brown’s session, Exploring VBA: Microsoft Project’s Macro Language Part III, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Yo...

Quickly Determine if a Task Has Been Baselined

Manually Checking for Un-baselined Tasks How do you know whether a task has been baselined in a Microsoft Project schedule? The direct way to determine if a task has been baselined is to apply any tas...

Chess and Project Management: Part 2

A previous article, Chess and Project Management, explored the similarities between the game of chess and project management. A professional chess player who is also a PMP found the first article to b...

Multiple Views into the Same Project File

Different views into the same MS Project file enables us to see a schedule from multiple perspectives. Using the split view feature is one way to do this. The Project window is split into two panes, w...