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PERT Chart EXPERT Diagrams Project Dependencies

High quality Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and PERT charts are the foundation of every project. PERT Chart EXPERT, a bolt-on tool for Microsoft Project from Critical Tools, will save dozen of hours i...

Managing Reports with Project Portfolio Server 2007

In a previous article, I addressed the capabilities of Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 to align portfolios comprised of projects, programs and applications with an organization’s strate...

How to Put a Resource Plan to Work in Your Project

In Project Server 2007, Microsoft introduced the concept of Resource Plans in order to help plan and assess resource requirements for work or projects that weren’t fully defined. This article di...

How to Report Tasks by Department/Group

Don M. of Bozeman, MD asks: Our projects are performed by multiple departments within our organization. How can I get a Gantt chart and task list per department? It’s a little known feature of t...

Excel vs. Project: How to Convince Managers that Project Really is Better for Managing Projects

How often have you seen a manager struggle to use Microsoft Office Excel to manage project information such as scheduling project dates or recording task assignments? Often, it’s a matter of sti...

Scrappy Project Management, Part 1

If you’ve led even one major project you are undoubtedly aware of the critical link between communication and success. In spite of the fact that project managers spend more than half of their time in ...

An Update Status Indicator for Microsoft Project

A simple but effective “Update Status Indicator” can be generated using the excellent Custom Fields features available in Microsoft Project 2000 and later versions. When you need to revise...

Managing Portfolios with Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007

Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 (PPS 2007) does an excellent job of aligning projects, programs and applications with an organization’s strategic priorities. PPS 2007 provides three key...

Tasks by Week Report

What I would really like to see is a report that would show me all tasks that are due by week. When I use the date range filter, I am getting too many tasks. How could I create this report? I like thi...