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Adding a Current Tasks Flag

It is important to keep your project team focused on current and near-term tasks. If you want to send out a weekly update to your project team, showing which tasks are active, but incomplete, or scheduled to start in the next week, it would help to have a flag that automatically identifies those tasks for…

Microsoft Project Custom Formula Guide

Custom formula fields and graphical indicators can be used with any version of the desktop  Microsoft Project application, as well as with Project Server. The following steps will help you get started with creating your own custom fields and graphical indicators.  You can refer to the examples included in this document for the specific field…

Webinar: Project Talk – Formulas in Project and Project Server

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: You have decided to put calculations into Microsoft Project or Project Server? Sounds simple! So join us on Project Talk with your ideas and questions. Learn the steps needed…

Webinar: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices for Using Microsoft Project

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video   Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description:  Looking for ways to make your projects more efficient, wow your co-workers, and learn some…

Sorting out Overdue Tasks from Waaaayyyy Overdue Tasks

Recently, a colleague asked how he could tell at a glance which overdue tasks were at least 50% complete and which were less than 50% complete. If <50% complete, show red alert (red circle icon) If as least 50% complete, show yellow alert (yellow warning icon) Now perhaps there’s a more elegant way to do…

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