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What’s New? Microsoft Project News: June Edition

Written on June 15, 2018 by

PMI Reports Organizations Facing Disruptive Technology Wikipedia defines the business term, “disruptive technology,” as an innovation that creates a new market or value network and eventually disrupts an existing market and value network, displacing established market leading firms, products, and alliances. Project Management Institute (PMI) has released a new report showing that 91 percent of…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: May Edition

Written on May 12, 2018 by

Microsoft Highlights AI in Conjunction with Earth Day Microsoft recently took the opportunity to highlight AI (artificial intelligence), and reported that, as a company, they are working to improve access to and training on these newer technologies. To celebrate Earth Day, multiple stories across their blog platforms highlighted the power of AI and how it’s…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: April 2018 Edition

Written on April 12, 2018 by

Updates for Project and Project Server Released in March Microsoft’s TechNet blog has announced the release of Project and Project Server updates last month listing details depending on which configuration users have set up. As the post notes, mainstream support for Project and Project Server 2010 ended in October of 2015, and an SP1 patched…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: March 2018 Edition

Written on March 15, 2018 by

SpaceX From a Project Management Perspective ITOnlineLearning recently published an interesting blog post on SpaceX, the BFR, and how we might look at all of it from a project management perspective. Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer of SpaceX, is paving the way for life on Mars. In order to gain more revenue for…

Are You Using Office 365 Project Time Reporter?

Written on March 1, 2018 by

Office 365 Project Time Reporter is an app released a few years ago. This app allows team members to submit timesheets and report progress on tasks tracked in Project Online. Users can add new assignments or non-project work timesheets or create new personal tasks in the Timesheet view. Timesheets can be saved, allowing you to…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News

Written on February 22, 2018 by

PMI Announces Results of Project Management Salary Survey The results of Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, 10th Edition are in and PMI reports that there has never been a better time to be a project manager. Project management skills and expertise are in demand, and earning potential is promising. This data equips practitioners with…

An Update from Ombudsman, Ira Brown

Written on February 10, 2018 by

MPUG Ombudsmen are experts who investigate and present solutions to common problems and challenges in the practices of project management. These are experts vetted by hundreds of thousands of your peers in the community. We want to let you know what they are up to! Ira Brown, the founder and president of Project Widgets, is…

Update on Ombud, Ben Howard and Power BI

Written on February 9, 2018 by

Awarded Community Leader for his very popular and comprehensive UK web training series, Ben Howard has over 20 years of experience implementing enterprise solutions such as MRPII, ERP, and Microsoft Project Online. He’s worked for IBM, DELL, and Microsoft, as well as several smaller organisations. He now runs his own EPM consultancy, Applepark Ltd, which…

A Recent Webinar on Integrating Outlook with MS Project

Written on January 27, 2018 by

A recent presentation, Keep Your Outlook Calendar Up to Date with Your Microsoft Project Tasks Using the P2O Application, was presented by Ben Howard. Ben began with discussing the fact that the majority of users tend to use Outlook to plan ad-hoc and semi structured work, simply because Outlook is such a great tool for…

Project Management is Evolving, and so is the PMP Exam

Written on January 25, 2018 by

PMI has recently announced they will be updating the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam on March 26, 2018 to correspond with terminology in the Agile Practice Guide, which was released in of September 2017. The PMP is evolving, too. On the same date, PMI will release their updated version of the Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP) exam. The current exam…

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