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Webinar Recap: How to get and see Project Information in Power BI

Written on January 3, 2020 by

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Collin Quiring’s How to get and see Project Information in Power BI 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…

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…

Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

Written on December 16, 2019 by

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tad Haas’ How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success 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…

The Case of the Accidental PM

Written on December 10, 2019 by

Sure, “The Accidental” this and the “The Accidental” that is such a cliché, yet when you google “Accidental Project Manager,” you get 24 million results. Results like 4 Ways to Succeed as an Accidental Project Manager and 6 Tips for the Accidental Project Manager top the list. Even the PMI Learning Library has an article…

Microsoft’s Latest Version of Project is Finally Here!

Written on December 9, 2019 by

Microsoft Releases the New Microsoft Project for the Web The new version of Project, is being called by some “Modern Project,” or as I’ll refer to it “P4W” or Project for the Web.” It’s an entirely new product that is being built from the ground up to work completely in the cloud (Office 365 and…

Repairing a Polluted Enterprise Global File

Written on December 6, 2019 by

Background Every few years I like to reprise some favorite topics during my career with the Microsoft project management tools. Today I want to reprise the topic of how to repair a polluted Enterprise Global file in either Project Online or Microsoft Project Server. First of all, what do I mean when I use the…

Webinar Recap: Understanding the Cost Model in Microsoft Project

Written on December 5, 2019 by

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Dale Howard’s Understanding the Cost Model in Microsoft Project 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….

PMO Best Practices: 7 Steps for Better Schedule Management

Written on December 3, 2019 by

A few years ago, I was hired as a Project Management Office (PMO) consultant for a software products company. My assignment was to setup their PMO, implement best practices, and oversee projects for twelve months before handing over the setup to the client. My assignment ended up lasting thirteen months. Some would say it’s an…

Five Ethical Tips for Project Managers

Written on December 2, 2019 by

Let’s consider the role ethics plays in the world of project management. Everything from day-to-day interactions and activities to overall project goals are touched by ethical guidelines in some manner. With a great role comes great responsibility, and project managers are held to high standards as they are the people who make decisions for and…

The 7 Questions Every PMP Exam Student Asks Their Coach

Written on November 26, 2019 by

When students start their Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam prep (for the first time, or again after having failed the exam), there are a number of questions that come up time and time again. In this article we share the top 7 questions that every student asks us in our role as their PMP® exam…

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