MPUG Ombudsmen are experts who investigate and present solutions to common problems and challenges in the practices of project management. These are experts vetted by hundreds of thousands of your peers in the community. We want to let you know what they are up to!

Ira Brown, the founder and president of Project Widgets, is a leader in the field of project management and is a recognized Microsoft Project expert. He has over 25 years of experience helping organizations implement enterprise project management solutions. Brown is the widely published author of several Microsoft Project books and a frequent MPUG webinar presenter on the topic of automating Microsoft Project.

Project Widgets is well-known for offering add-on products for Microsoft Project and Project Online, as well as for creating custom solutions to meet their clients’ unique business requirements. This company continues to extend the scope and breadth of their offerings, thereby increasing the value they provide to customers by creating Microsoft Project solutions that are tailored to an organization’s unique needs. They even have several free, downloadable widgets available on their website that you can begin using right away.

Congratulations to Ira and Project Widgets for once again being recognized by Microsoft for achieving a Gold Competency in Project & Portfolio Management, Microsoft’s highest competency level for Microsoft Project. Additionally, a partnership with Matan Consulting Group has allowed Project Widgets to develop and implement an integrated PPM solution that further extends the value of Microsoft Project by successfully addressing common program and project management challenges that effect all industries.