Project Baselines

A Better Microsoft Project: Baselining

This article is the fifth in my series, “A Better Microsoft Project,” You can find the earlier articles here: Introduction, Time Modeling, D * U – W fields, and Workload Leveling. I find baselining to...Read More

PMBOK

Overview of the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – Lesson 3 Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Jeff Bongiovani’s Overview of the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – Lesson 3 being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may w...Read More

Time is Money: The Importance of Earned Value Management

In my previous article, I discussed the importance of a baseline, and how, without one, a PM doesn’t have a yardstick, per se, to measure with. Project Management presents many tools and techniques fo...Read More

Project Communication

Overview of the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – Lesson 1 Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Jeff Bongiovani’s webinar, Overview of the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – Lesson 1, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members....Read More

Closing A Project with MS Project

A project, unlike an operation, is a temporary endeavor. Because of this fact, every project will have a beginning and an end. There can be multiple projects launched within a program life cycle or a ...Read More

Microsoft Project vs. Microsoft Planner

In any project management process, there is one shared concept — to define and set clear goals. Achieving the goal may vary depending on which method the PMO director chooses. Some projects may be sim...Read More

Advanced Excel and PowerBI Reporting for MS Project

Often project data is requested for stakeholders who do not have MS Project installed or are not experienced enough to work with it. MS Project reporting to MS Excel or other visualization software is...Read More

Entering Actuals During the Tracking Cycle

In my recent Tracking Starts with a Status Date article, a four-step tracking cycle was defined. It includes setting the status date, entering actuals, rescheduling incomplete work, and resource level...Read More

7 Common Misconceptions about MS Project that People Get Wrong – Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s open panel discussion on MS Project misconceptions, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to us...Read More

Quickly Determine if a Task Has Been Baselined

Manually Checking for Un-baselined Tasks How do you know whether a task has been baselined in a Microsoft Project schedule? The direct way to determine if a task has been baselined is to apply any tas...Read More

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