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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...

A Better Microsoft Project for Time Modeling: Deadlines and the (Most‑) Critical Path

In my previous post, I explained that I’d be making a case in a series of articles for adding certain features to Microsoft’s Project for Desktop and Project for the web software. Here, I’d like to su...

Using a Finish By Field Instead of Deadline Dates in Microsoft Project

Background Information In my third and previous article in this series, I demonstrated how the use of Deadline dates can negatively impact the Total Slack calculations for tasks in your Microsoft Proj...

How Do Deadline Dates Impact Critical Path Calculations in Microsoft Project?

Background Information The other day I had an interesting conversation with a colleague about the impact of Deadline dates on Critical Path calculations. He told me that several of his clients are hes...

How Much Time Do I Have Before My Task is Late in Microsoft Project?

Background Information In my first MPUG post about the Deadline dates feature in Microsoft Project, I documented how to set a Deadline date on a task to specify the “target” date for when that task ne...

Set a Target Date for Task Completion Using Deadline Dates

Background Information Many years ago, I was working with a client located in downtown Denver, Colorado. I was teaching the project managers in the client’s PMO how to use the new version of Microsoft...

New Features of Project for the web

Overview Ever since the introduction of Project for the web in late 2019, Microsoft has slowly and steadily rolled out new features for this software application. In this article, I want to document t...

Simplifying Schedule Risk Analysis Using Microsoft Project Custom Fields – Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of John Owen’s session, Simplifying Schedule Risk Analysis Using Microsoft Project Custom Fields, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of o...

Webinar Recap: Forecast Scheduling for Real-World Projects

Please find a transcription of the audio portion of Eric Uyttewaal’s Forecast Scheduling for Real-World Projects webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish t...

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