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Using Custom Fields and Graphical Indicators to Analyze the Quality of Your Schedule

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Using Custom Fields and Graphical Indicators to Analyze the Quality of Your Schedule

Project managers are responsible for building and updating quality project schedules. When building these schedules, it’s important to ensure they are free of potential scheduling issues. Issues can b...

Add a Calculated Status Indicator to Detail Tasks

While Project includes a Status field, it’s not always exactly what I want. I use a numeric field to calculate the status of detail tasks in the project plan, and display stoplights—Green, Amber, and ...

The Agile Project Manager: How to Build Agile Projects in Microsoft Project

Now that you have the basics about what agile development entails, let’s look at how to build an agile project using the Microsoft Project suite (Project Professional, Project Server and Project...

What-if-Scenarios Part 2 – Advanced Approaches to Scheduling with MS Project

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: This continuatio...

Display Project Info and Task Count without Project

In the active project plan file, apply the proper command sequence to open the File Properties dialog box. In Project 2013, that’s File > Info > Project Information > Advanced Propertie...

Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts: Creating a Risk Assessment Dashboard: Part 3

In Part One of this series I illustrated a simple method to identify, quantify and evaluate risk in tasks and projects. Part Two illustrated how to use the information from Part One to create a “Risk ...

Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts: Creating a Risk Assessment Dashboard: Part 2

In Part One, I presented a simple method to identify, quantify, and evaluate risk in projects and tasks. In this article, I will create a “Risk Assessment Dashboard” in Microsoft Project that’s ...

Working with Teams in Project Online/Project Server 2013

Introducing Teams The Team feature was introduced way back in Project Server 2007, and has persisted through to Project Online.  The feature consists of the following parts. A Resource Enterprise Cust...