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Raphael Santos

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Raphael Santos is a PPM enthusiast with expertise in providing Microsoft Project, Project Online, and Project Server solutions. He has worked in several projects to implement PPM tools, including projects located in Latin America (Brazil, Peru, and Argentina), in the United States, and in Africa. He is also a trainer with more than 10 years of experience teaching users how to use Project Management tools in a more productive way. In 2016, Raphael was awarded the MVP title by Microsoft in recognition of his contributions to the Project Management community. Raphael is a PPM Consultant at 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.

Webinar Recap – Visual Awesomeness: Enhance Your Project Online Power BI Reports with Custom Visuals

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Raphael Santos’ Visual Awesomeness: Enhance Your Project Online Power BI Reports with Custom Visuals webinar being provided by MPUG for the co...

Visual Awesomeness: Enhance Your Project Online Power BI Reports with Custom Visuals

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 0.75 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description...

Custom Visuals for Power BI

Organizations that use Microsoft Project Online or Project for the web to manage their portfolio of projects often need to develop reports that can support Executives, PMO Members, Project Managers, a...

FTE calculation in PPM

  What does the demand for resources look like in my organization?   Working as a PPM consultant to support organizations from multiple sectors which have different business needs and requir...

Webinar Recap – How to Set Up a Project Schedule to Be Used in an Organization without a PPM Solution

Please find a transcription of the audio portion of Raphael Santos’ How to Set up a Project Schedule to Be Used in an Organization without a PPM Solution webinar being provided by MPUG for the conveni...

Custom Workflow Notifications in the PPM Platform

When using a PPM platform such as Project Online or Project Server to capture, prioritize, select, plan, and manage their initiatives, organizations have a huge opportunity to automate their business ...

Real-world Reporting: Using Power Bi Visuals To Solve Business Requirements and Create Stellar Reports In Project Online

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

Using Local Calendars in the PPM Platform

Working as a PPM consultant offers me opportunities to interact with many different clients, all of which have diverse needs and requirements. A couple of weeks ago, I received a very interesting requ...

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...

Custom Visual Reports for Project 2013 and 2016

Every time a new version of Microsoft Project was launched, there were a mix of excitement and enthusiasm to discover, explore and understand the new features that were made available with the new sof...

Creating a Risk Matrix Report in Project Online

When using Microsoft Project Online to plan, manage, track and control projects, project managers can benefit from using collaboration capabilities that are available in the platform. For each new pro...

Creating a Portfolio KPI Report in Project Online

*Please note: the PMI® PDU credit for this session is not “mpugwebnlearn052417” as indicated in the video. The correct PDU is: mpugweblearn052417 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Devel...

How to Create a Portfolio KPI Report in Project Online

Back in 2015, my colleague Nate Auchter wrote a great article in which he demonstrates how to build a key performance indicator report in Project Online using Microsoft Excel. (The full article can be...

5 Lessons on Microsoft Project Resource Engagements

In June 2015, when Microsoft first talked about the new resource engagements feature for Project Online and Project Server, there was great excitement in the project management community. We were fina...

2 Ways to Manage Resource Availability in Microsoft Project

When starting to plan the development of a new project, one important task for the project manager is to identify the roles and responsibilities required to deliver the project based upon the agreed s...

Create Beautiful Reports on Project Desktop with Tools Other Than Just Project!

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: Even though Proj...

Increase Your Schedule Understanding with Smart Project Indicators

When using Microsoft Project to track their projects, project managers want the ability to identify any issues that may harm their schedules. One of the best ways to achieve this is through the use of...

Calculating the Percent of Variance in Microsoft Project

  Have you ever wanted to know the impact of a given variance in your schedule percentage-wise? For example, let’s say you have a finish variance of five days in a task that was originally ...

Webinar: Create a One-Page Status Report with Project, Access and Visio

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...

Create a Killer One-Page Status Report with Project & Visio

Note: the images in this article are based on a Portuguese installation of the software used. However, they will be translated to the English language in the text. One question I always get when I vis...

Create Beautiful Reports WITHOUT Project 2013

Note: the prints of this article are based on a Portuguese installation of the software used. However, they will be translated to the English language. The Problem With the launch of Microsoft Project...

Grouping Projects by Month in Project Server 2010

Grouping projects by their month of finish Microsoft Project Server offers users many different views to resume projects in the Project Center area. Each one of these views is dedicated to organize th...