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MPUG Category: Project Portfolio Management (PPM)

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Increase Your Productivity by Directly Implementing Your PM Process within MS Project

With the introduction of the ribbon for Office 2007 and finally Project Professional 2010, Microsoft significantly changed the way of working on projects. From a data modeling perspective, it makes se...

PFI: The Framework that Drives PPM Performance

Executive Summary In the early days of Project and Portfolio Management (PPM), it was believed that any business embarking on the discipline had an automatic license to improve an organization’s ROI. ...

Ask the Experts: Working Offline in Project Server 2010

Fran from Houston, TX asks: I’m working with Microsoft Project Server 2010, and at times I’d like to download a project from the server and work with it offline, make changes, and bring it...

Managing Project Web App Site Permissions in Project Online and Project Server 2013

 Introduction Imagine that you arrive at work and decide to connect to your Project Web App (PWA) to check the status of your projects.  When you open PWA, everything is pink!  It wasn’t like this yes...

Using the Project Server Delegation Feature

With the release of Microsoft Project Server 2010, users were introduced to the Delegate feature. This feature allows one user to act as another and provides them with all of the same privileges and p...

Enterprise Project Type Icons You Didn’t Know You Had

One thing I always have to search for when creating a new EPT is the appropriate icon to use. I have discovered and used some of the out-of-the-box icons that can be found in any default Project Serve...

Adopt Project Server 2013

Top 5 Reasons to Adopt Project Server 2013

Welcome to the year of the cloud! For the first time, Microsoft is releasing its most powerful Project and Portfolio Management system in two variations. Microsoft Project Online is now available as a...

Out-of-the-Box Approach to Simulate Resource Allocation

As a Resource Manager sooner or later you will face the need to simulate scenarios to anticipate resource assignments. Microsoft Project offers you a possibility to do that based on standard functiona...

The PMO as the Project Sponsor

Is it possible that in an organization with weak or limited project sponsor capability, the project management office (PMO) could act as a sponsor for smaller projects? It is surely better to do this ...