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Kenneth Steiness

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Kenneth Steiness, PMP, PMI-SP, MCP, MCT, is an industry expert on Microsoft Project and Project Online. Kenneth has worked in the project management and scheduling field for over 20 years. He has managed customer engagements in 13 countries and throughout the United States and presented at conferences world-wide for Microsoft, PMI and MPUG. Kenneth is the CEO of Sensei Project Solutions, a certified Microsoft partner specializing in project and portfolio management deployments. Sensei offers a complete set of services to help organizations succeed with their Microsoft PPM deployments. Services include full implementation and training as well as pre-configured solutions and report packs. Visit senseiprojectsolutions.com or contact info@senseiprojectsolutions.com for more information.

Understanding the Microsoft PPM Public Power BI Content Pack

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Microsoft recent...

Out-of-the-Box Dashboards and Reports for Microsoft PPM

Microsoft just announced an updated Power BI Content Pack for Microsoft PPM, which allows organizations to get started quickly with dashboards and reports without requiring any customizations in Proje...

Closing Out a Project Schedule in PWA

A proactive project portfolio management (PPM) system includes proper governance to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the data. An essential element of this governance is addressing projects that a...

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 7

Sharpen the Saw No doubt you know the story of the man in the forest who is too busy sawing to stop and sharpen the saw. Every day we come across project managers who are too busy updating their sched...

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 6

Synergize What is synergy? Stephen Covey defines it this way: “It means the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. It means that the relationship which the parts have to each other is a par...

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 5

Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood In just about any situation, it’s much more important to listen and understand than it is to be immediately understood. When faced with a problem ...

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 4

Think Win-Win While the project schedule is an important tool for many project managers, it is often misunderstood (or not understood at all) by project team members. When building the work breakdown ...

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 3

Put First Things First Once you have built a solid work breakdown structure (WBS), it’s time to walk the talk and put first things first. Building a complete and accurate dependency network is w...

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 2

Begin with the End in Mind The most successful projects have a deliverable-focused work breakdown structure (WBS) to represent the true scope of the project. Build your schedules with the end in mind ...

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 1

The great Stephen Covey has inspired so many of us. His teachings are integrated into every aspect of my personal and professional life. I recently took some time to pause and reflect on how the ̶...

New Advances in Project Management Tools

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: In this webinar,...

Reschedule Uncompleted Work from the Past

In a perfect project delivery situation, where every team member completes every task on schedule, there should never be unfinished work in the past. Or to put it a different way, there should never b...

Inactivate Tasks: The Best Way to Make Temporary Changes in Your Schedule

The Inactivate Task command works very much like “strike-out” or “Track Changes” in Microsoft Word. It allows you to remove segments of your project schedule to do “what-...

Webinar: Improving Adoption of Microsoft Project with e-learning and Apps – by Sensei Project Solutions

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Project Management talent triangle category. If you are claiming thi...

Take Back Control of Deadlines and Constraints in Your Schedule

We frequently see dates being given or set before the project is planned out fully or before execution starts. Some dates are contractual in nature, or given to us by the sponsor or client. They may e...

Resource Leveling Best Practices

Resource Leveling in Microsoft Project is probably one of the most misunderstood features available, yet it is one of the most important tools in the proactive project manager’s tool kit. We will prov...

Webinar: Turn Your Project Schedule into a GPS System

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description Learn how world-c...

Viewing Task Assignments and Completing the Timesheet

Keeping team members aware of their assigned tasks and the dependencies between their assignments and the overall project is a key feature of Project Server.  In this article, we will review how team ...

Certificate Series: Proactive Scheduling Essentials with Microsoft Project – Session 3

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 2 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: Ultimatel...

Certificate Series: Proactive Scheduling Essentials with Microsoft Project – Session 2

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 2 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Watch session 3   Ultim...

Certificate Series: Proactive Scheduling Essentials with Microsoft Project – Session 1

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 2 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Watch session 2   Ultim...

Microsoft Project Baselining Best Practices

Once you have the complete WBS built out, assigned resources, entered the effort estimates, built your dependency network and added your deadlines and constraints, it is time to set the project baseli...

Animated Reporting for Microsoft PPM

Introduction One of the most common requests from we get from executives is for the ability to view the entire portfolio of projects and how these projects progress through a fiscal year.  The play ax...

Webinar: The Building Blocks of PPM with Project Server 2010

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: The Building Blo...

Webinar: Proactive Scheduling Evolved

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Proactive Scheduling Evolved  The P...

7 Habits of Highly Effective Microsoft Project Users

The great Stephen R. Covey inspired so many of us.  His teachings are integrated into every aspect of my personal and professional life.  I recently took some time to pause and reflect on how the ‘7 H...