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3 Secret Reasons to Upgrade to Project 2013

1. Baseline Permissions If your using a Project Server 2010 solution and are restricting the ability to ‘Set a Baseline’ to a particular ‘Group’ of people, you may have noticed that Project Mangers that don’t have permissions to ‘Save a Protected Basline’ are able to update attributes found in the ‘Baseline’ table (or they can…

Certification Insider: Understand Critical Path

The critical path sounds like a new rock ’em sock ’em blockbuster movie. In project management circles the critical path attracts as much attention as an award show’s red carpet, but for very different reasons. It’s the sequence of tasks (each one a critical task) with the longest duration, so it controls when a project…

Mail: Another Perspective on Defining “Critical”

In response to Mike Glen’s article, “Ask the Experts: Define Critical,” published in the October 1, 2008 issue of the newsletter, the question is similar to ones that we have dealt with. I believe the answer is more along the line of the following. Q: I have a very important task that my boss thinks…

Ask the Experts: Define Critical

Q: I have a very important task that my boss thinks is critical to the project outcome, and it is not showing up as red. How can I make it critical? A: A bit of history reveals that project management of a sort has been around since humans began thinking. I’m sure the pyramids had…

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