Our Most Popular Articles of the Year 2022

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2022 2023

It’s hard to believe that we’re already in the final stretch of 2022! It’s been a year of challenges and successes but in true “Project-Manager-style”, we always manage to find creative solutions and a way to get things done.

As Project Managers we remain masters of organization, planning, and problem-solving, and always seem to find a way to get things done on time (and within budget 😉).

As we look forward to the coming year, lets reflect on the year 2022.

From thought-provoking articles to insightful reviews, we’ve rounded up the top articles of the year 2022 to help you Reflect, Reassess, and Reboot your project management strategy for 2023.

2022’s Most Popular Articles on MPUG

  1. The Best Ten Microsoft Project Tips for Beginners
  2. How to Correctly Setup Actual Dates in MS Project
  3. Display Actual Duration in Calendar Days and Not in Working Days
  4. PMP Prep: Decision Tree Analysis in Risk Management
  5. About Those Pesky Question Marks in the Duration Column
  6. Create a Monthly Cash Flow Report in Microsoft Project 2016
  7. A New Look at MS Project Task Types: Fixed Duration and Effort Driven
  8. Two Ways to Sync Microsoft Project with Your SharePoint Project Site
  9. Why You Should Consider SharePoint for Project Management
  10. Understanding and Using Resource Graph View in MS Project
  11. Using Sprint Projects in Microsoft Project
  12. Top Frustration #3: Printing a Gantt Chart from MS Project
  13. Importing Data from Excel to MS Project
  14. Consider Bringing a Portfolio to Your Next PM Job Interview
  15. Can I use Power Automate with Project for the web?
  16. Four Ways to Customize the Gantt Chart in MS Project
  17. The Best Ways to Document and Share Best Practices among Colleagues
  18. Using Kanban Boards in Microsoft Project
  19. The Quadruple Constraints of Project Management
  20. PMP® Prep: Calculating EAC and ETC for Forecasting
  21. The Project Communication Plan
  22. A Deep Dive into Probability Distribution in Risk Management
  23. Ask the Expert: Import Excel Data into Project – Tips & Troubleshooting
  24. Building and Managing A Hybrid-Agile Plan with MS Project
  25. The Value of an Agile Project Management Office
  26. The Twins – Communications Management and Stakeholder Management
  27. MS Project Formula Tips
  28. Contingency Reserve and Management Reserve
  29. Earned Value Management (EVM) in Agile Development
  30. Microsoft Project Custom Formula Guide
  31. How Microsoft Project Calculates Task Duration
  32. A Beginners Guide to Baselining a Project
  33. Building A Sprint Backlog with All Scrum Events in MS Project Agile
  34. WBS Schedule Pro and Microsoft Project
  35. A New Look at MS Project Task Types: Fixed Duration and Effort Driven
  36. Fundamentals of Project Risk Management Framework
  37. Are You Using the Team Planner View Feature in Microsoft Project?
  38. Using the Assignment Owner Field with Project Online
  39. Risk Management with Microsoft Project
  40. 2 Ways to Manage Resource Availability in Microsoft Project
  1. PMP Prep: Understanding Internal Rate of Return
  2. Five Ways to Build Positive Relationships with Stakeholders
  3. Why Time Constraint is the Most Important Project Management Constraint
  4. PMP Prep: Qualitative vs. Quantitative Risk Analysis
  5. Benefits Realization Management for Projects
  6. Four Misconceptions about the Critical Path
  7. Five Must-Have Core Competencies for Project Managers
  8. Project Scheduling Methodologies that Drive Results
  9. Calculating the Percent of Variance in Microsoft Project
  10. Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners
  11. A Free Project Pipeline Tracker for Excel
  12. Project for the web, Project Online, and SharePoint
  13. Critical Path, Criticality Analysis, and Criticality Index
  14. Track Project Progress with Physical % Complete
  15. Integrated Change Control
  16. Back to Basics: Project Manager vs. Project Sponsor
  17. Earned Schedule Management (ESM)
  18. How to Show Progress on a Summary Task
  19. Create a Custom Schedule Status Field in Microsoft Project
  20. A Resource Leveled and Smoothed Schedule
  21. How Visual Basic for MS Project Changed my Life
  22. Milestone Reporting Using Gantt Charts in MS Project
  23. A Deep Dive into Risk Matrix Reporting
  24. Five Risk Management Best Practices for Project Managers
  25. Project Resource Management Tools and Techniques
  26. Exploratory vs. Explanatory Visuals in Planning
  27. Update and Save an Existing Project Template in Microsoft Project
  28. Top Five MS Project Scheduling Mistakes
  29. Microsoft Project 2016 Preview: Multiple Timelines
  30. Product Prioritization Techniques in Agile Development
  31. How to Do Your Cost Management Right in Project
  32. Closing A Project with MS Project
  33. How To Display Lag between Tasks in Your Gantt Chart
  34. Whats missing in Project for the Web
  35. What You Need to Know About Calendars in Project for the web
  36. Back to Basics: Why do Projects Fail?
  37. Building and Analyzing Kanban Cumulative Flow Diagrams with MS Project (Agile)
  38. Managing A Hybrid-ScrumBan Project with MS Project Agile
  39. Time is Money: The Importance of Earned Value Management
  40. Leadership, Leadership Levels, and Leadership Styles for Project Managers

Articles Most Interacted with in 2022

The articles that have received the highest number of comments from readers. These articles may have sparked discussion, debate, or engagement among readers, and have likely touched on subjects that are of particular interest or relevance to you.

  1. Understanding Earned Value Fields
  2. What’s Missing From Project for the web
  3. Display Actual Duration in Calendar Days and Not in Working Days
  4. Advanced Excel and PowerBI Reporting for MS Project
  5. Create a Custom Schedule Status Field in Microsoft Project
  6. Back to Basics: What is the Role of a Project Manager?
  7. Project for the web, Project Online, and SharePoint
  8. How To Remove (blank) Values in Your Excel Pivot Table
  9. Set a Target Date for Task Completion Using Deadline Dates
  10. Managing A Hybrid-ScrumBan Project with MS Project Agile

We hope these articles have been helpful and insightful for project managers throughout the year. Here’s to a successful and productive 2023!

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