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What’s New? Microsoft Project News: September Edition

Written on August 31, 2018 by

Bringing Together Team Members of Different Generations In the project management workforce, we are starting to see a focus on helping senior people in the workplace connect with and manage the newest generation in the workforce: Millennials. This new generation is now moving from entry-level to management positions within an evolving environment and culture. With…

What’s New? Project Management News: August Edition

Written on July 29, 2018 by

Treasury & Risk Announces their 23rd Annual Alexander Hamilton Award On their website last week, Treasury and Risk put out a call for organizations who have completed “an innovative project in the realm of treasury, finance, or risk management.” The deadline is August 30, 2018 to be consideration for their 23rd Annual Alexander Hamilton Award…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: July Edition

Written on July 5, 2018 by

Is Agile Reaching a Tipping Point? Barry Pronier, on bizjournals.com, recently shared why he thinks this is the year millennials will create a flashpoint for the Agile revolution. As he points out, Agile has come a long way since 2001 when Dave Thomas and a group of software developers produced their Manifesto for Agile Software…

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…

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