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Timesavers 2.0

My first article on the topic of “Timesavers” was published about two months ago. I covered many of Project’s data manipulation tools and best practices for setting up easy access to different command...

MS Project: An Ever-Evolving Solution

From DOS to Windows 10 I started using Microsoft Project (MSP) in its earliest DOS beginnings around 1986, and it reminded me of Microsoft’s Excel. In other words, I initially felt Project was a subse...

Microsoft Project Quick Tip: Set the Split Bar Location for All New Blank Projects

Background One minor issue I have with Microsoft Project is that it places the split bar to the right of the Resource Names column by default every time I launch the software and create a new blank pr...

Microsoft Project Do’s and Don’ts: Identifying Early and Future Task Tracking

As project managers, I suspect we’ve all considered starting or completing work in the future. When you think about it, although jumping ahead to tracking future work could seem handy, this ability ha...

Timesavers

Saving Time with Tips, Keyboard Shortcuts, and Macros. Project has many data manipulation tools and ways to set up easy access to different commands. Implementing these shortcuts will allow you to wor...

How To Reschedule Incomplete Work

A colleague posed a problem recently. He recorded earned value after tracking work done in the first status period of his project. When recording work done in the second status period, he returned to ...

Effectively Using Excel for Analyzing MS Project Data

MS Project (MSP) is an excellent tool for preparing and tracking project schedules. Excel is also a great tool for analyzing any type of data. So, which one should you use for schedule analysis? You p...

Managing Multiple Projects

There have been times throughout my career that I was given a “project,” but soon realized that it was really a group of related projects or a portfolio. In MS Project, a master project (or consolidat...

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...