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Customize the Quick Access Toolbar in Microsoft Project

Background Information Each of the applications in Microsoft Office includes a Quick Access Toolbar, displayed by default in the upper left corner of the application window. In Figure 1, you can see the default Quick Access Toolbar in the upper left corner of my Microsoft Project application window.   Microsoft intends for us to customize…

Do You Know Enough About Baselining?

In Microsoft Project, a baseline is like a “snapshot” of your project before you begin entering actual progress. Following best practices for baselining is essential to the success of any project, but do you know enough about what types of data are saved in a baseline, where to view this data, and how that all…

Three Questions to Ask Before Entering Data in Microsoft Project

Microsoft® Project for Windows has been available for nearly 30 years. Users still think that it’s like Excel and begin entering data immediately after opening a new file. This action is allowed in Project but I don’t recommend it as a standard practice. Here are three questions you should answer before entering data, and why…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News

PMI Announces Results of Project Management Salary Survey The results of Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, 10th Edition are in and PMI reports that there has never been a better time to be a project manager. Project management skills and expertise are in demand, and earning potential is promising. This data equips practitioners with…

Create a Monthly Cash Flow Report in Microsoft Project 2016

One of the useful new features introduced in Microsoft Project 2013, and continued in the 2016 version of the software, is the Dashboard Reports feature. This feature replaces the old paper-based reports feature found in Microsoft Project 2010 and all previous versions of the software.  Although I personally love these Dashboard Reports, they have one…

Microsoft Project 2013 & 2016: Desk Reference Guides

Welcome to MPUG, the official industry association for Microsoft® Project. We’re happy to share our Microsoft Project 2013 & 2016 Desk Reference Guides to help you save time on your project. Simply click the link below to open, print, or download the guide(s).     Interested in more from MPUG? We provide online training for Microsoft®…

Two Great Ways to Publish your Plan to the Web—without SharePoint!

Users of Project Online (or SharePoint w/ Project Server) are long accustomed to publishing their plan on the web for others to view, change, or otherwise manipulate project plan data. This convenience is beneficial for plan authors, team members, and stakeholders alike, for the obvious reason of having the plan online for all to view…

Loyal Member Renewal Package 2019 Preview

Join MPUG to get access to all of the following resources we’ve put together just for you! <<<START TODAY>>> You will receive a link to your Premium Member Starter Package in the confirmation email after you join.   Hundreds of On-Demand Training Webinars Our on-demand training webinars cover all versions and topics of Microsoft Project. In…

Premium Membership Starter Package 2019 Preview

Join MPUG to get access to all of the following resources we’ve put together just for you! <<<START TODAY>>> You will receive a link to your Premium Member Starter Package in the confirmation email after you join.   Hundreds of On-Demand Training Webinars Our on-demand training webinars cover all versions and topics of Microsoft Project. In…

Master Schedulers Best Practices

Event Description: Microsoft Project Master Schedules Best Practices begins where the presenter’s Master Schedules 101 MPUG Lunch & Learn presentation on February 15, 2017, left off. In over 10 years of developing tools and providing services to clients with Master Schedules, Dan Friedrich has become (whether he wanted to or not!) a Master Schedule “Whisperer,”…

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