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Project Communications for the Pharmaceutical Industry

If you lead a team of project managers or schedulers in the pharmaceutical industry, you know how critical effective plan communications can be. Delivering just the right amount of data to the right stakeholders at the right time is a winning recipe for hitting deadlines and building credibility for your project management office (PMO) —…

Ind Zara – Project Management Toolkit Excel Templates

  Product Summary: A set of Excel files to help users speed up project management.         These Excel-based templates cover six jobs: Project Manager: Designed to help you or a novice user manage a single project at a time. You can set a baseline plan, track actual progress and compare the current…

TPG – The Project Group – PortfolioPlanner

TPG PortfolioPlanner: portfolio planning with optimal resource utilization Product Summary: This product allows you to aggregate the resource and budget allocations for potential and ongoing projects on the project level. Each project is shown as a task in a Microsoft Project Gantt chart. Graphical simulations allow manual optimization of resource utilization by simply moving the…

Project and Visio – Just Like Fred and Ginger

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Download the slides from this session. Event Description: Why are Project and Visio similar to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers? Each is totally amazing by itself, but when you put them together,…

Fluentpro – EPM Pulse for Project Online

EPM Pulse for Project Online is produced by Fluentpro. Product Summary: Allows project managers to create portfolio and project dashboards quickly.     Capabilities: Dashboards can be shared directly or through links Users can choose from over 200 pre-designed templates to assist in creating dashboards Allows users to easily generate drill-down data for reports and visualize project data…

OnePager – OnePager Pro for Microsoft Project

OnePager Pro for Microsoft Project is produced by OnePager. Product Summary: OnePager Pro is a Microsoft Project add-on that allows project managers to create highly customizable Gantt charts, baselines, and other commonly used charts and graphs. This tool has other features such as file sharing, collaboration among team members, and email integration. Capabilities: Embeds itself into the Microsoft…

Why Data-Driven Matters

The room was purple. Vincent Van Gogh’s “Bedroom in Arles” is one of the most famous paintings ever made. (Technically, it’s a series of three almost identical paintings. Van Gogh really liked that bedroom.) You’ve seen it. It’s been reproduced in countless prints, postcards, T-shirts and handbags. It’s been displayed in some of the world’s…

How to Create an Amazing Gantt Chart in Power BI

In this article you’ll learn how to create an amazing report with the new Microsoft Power BI Gantt Custom Visual. A Gantt chart is a kind of bar chart that shows a project timeline or schedule. As Microsoft notes in its Power BI gallery listing for the Gantt chart, the visual you’ll be working with…

What is the Critical Path?

If your goal is to make certain that projects are completed on time and within budget, then understanding the “critical path” is, well, critical. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI)®’s Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5.0, critical path is defined as the “sequence of activities that represents the longest path through a project, which…

Back to the Future – When Gantt has Style

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Back in time (and we’re talking “time-machine-time”), the best thing for visual communication of a project plan coming out of Microsoft Project was the Gantt chart, and maybe…

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