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Sai Prasad

@sai-prasad

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B Sai Prasad, PMP®, PMI-SP®, MVP Project, Senior Manager - Learning & Development, has been with service provider Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd since 2001 where he was named winner of the company's Global Trainer of the Year award. He has spent 13,000-plus hours in mentoring, coaching, training 9000-plus practitioners on project management topics ranging from project management concepts, project risk management, project scheduling, Microsoft Office Project® to software estimation techniques. He is a Champion of Project Management from PMI India and also Associate Champion Advisory Committee, PMI India. He is awarded the Champion of the Quarter (Q4 – 2012) and Delivery Excellence Award (2011-2012, 2012-2013) from PMI India. He's also the editor of the project management book, Forecast Scheduling with Project 2010. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Project 2010. He is the President of the MPUG India Chennai chapter to promote and help practitioners on how to effectively use Microsoft Office Project.

Webinar Recap: Make Project for the Web Smarter

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Sai Prasad’s Make Project for the Web Smarter webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this tran...

Make Project for the Web Smarter

  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: M...

Three Challenges to Making Project for the Web Smarter

Modern work management is one of the top priorities of every organization. Project for the web is Microsoft’s most recent cloud-based offering to help people work together more effectively. Intuitiven...

Big Announcements from Ignite 2019

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...

Achieve Business Goals Using Roadmaps

  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: Le...

Is Roadmap Available For All Project Plans?

There has been a lot of great content put out on the Roadmap feature as of late. I’d like to bring your attention to a blog post by Brian Smith on Roadmap available here. The information presented and...

Working with Teams in Project Online

  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: Audience:...

Working with Teams in Project Online: Your Questions Answered

An Introduction Project’s Web App allows one to define three types of resources: Work, Material, and Cost. Work resources are equipment and people needed to perform tasks on a project. Work resources ...

Count Down Starts!

In the field of project management, we talk quite a bit about productivity. One easy way to track the time left until a project’s completion is with Timescale. Timescale displayed in Gantt Chart (Bar ...

What’s new in Project 2016?

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: Project 2016 inc...

The New Project: Link Tasks on a Dropdown Menu

Want to learn what’s new in Project 2016? Join author Sai Prasad as he explores updates to the latest versions of Microsoft Project in this MPUG webinar now available on-demand. Microsoft Projec...

Critical Thinking: The Art of Thinking Clearly and Rationally

We like or dislike people even before we know more about them. We quickly jump to conclusions because we give too much importance to the information that’s right in front of us. Why does this ha...

Your Personal Assistant: Highlight Tasks Due this Week

In this article, I will focus on a very simple tip – How to highlight the tasks due this week every time the project plan is opened. Looks very simple and it is indeed, very simple! Click View tab. Cl...

When Did You Revise the Estimates?

Every project starts with a rough estimate, and these are usually referred to as preliminary. As the project progresses, the actual task performance may be different from the initial estimate. This di...

How To Display Lag between Tasks in Your Gantt Chart

By default, the lag set between tasks is displayed in the Predecessor column of the Gantt chart view. Neither Microsoft Project 2007 nor Project 2010 has a separate field to display the lead or lag of...

The Case of the Broken Task in Microsoft Project

A few months ago, a colleague expressed concern to me that when a tasks duration was reduced, the start and finish dates for subsequent tasks weren’t reflecting the change. Figure 1: Here’...