Hammock Tasks

Critical Path Modeling Using Microsoft Project: Lesson 3 – Leveling and Resolving Resource Conflicts Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Sam Bell’s course, Critical Path Modeling Using Microsoft Project (Lesson 3: Leveling and Resolving Resource Conflicts), being provided by MPU...Read More

7 Common Misconceptions about MS Project that People Get Wrong – Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s open panel discussion on MS Project misconceptions, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to us...Read More

An Oldie but Goodie: Create a Hammock Task

Background Over the years, I have found a common need for many project managers is to create a task in their Microsoft Project schedule that spans the entire timeframe of the project, from the Start d...Read More

Webinar Recap: Understanding Dependencies, Leads, and Lags with MS Project

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s session, Understanding Dependencies, Leads and Lags with MS Project, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our me...Read More

Do’s and Don’ts: Using Hammock Tasks

Every so often I’m asked to reproduce a project management technique in Microsoft Project that isn’t a named feature in the software. Such is the case with “hammock” tasks. A h...Read More

Beyond Macros – Customizing Microsoft Project for Non-Techies

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: Recording and ed...Read More

Certificate Series: Beyond Macros – Customizing Microsoft Project for Non-Techies Part 1

  Watch Session 2 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 2 PMI® PDU’s in the Technical Project Management talent triangle ca...Read More

Fixed Duration and Effort Driven Task in Project 2013.

The Problem: “When I assigned a task to Fixed Duration, WITH EFFORT DRIVEN I see that Project has calculated some of the resources to work 50% or 33%. How does that work then? I had 5 days of work, wi...Read More

Ask the Experts: Hammock Tasks

Danielle of McLeansboro, IL asks: I hire flat amount contractors to perform multiple tasks. What is the best way to keep track of the schedule and the contract costs? We know that the contract amount ...Read More

Task Types: Don’t Get Frustrated!

When people stumble in their use of Microsoft Project, frequently the problem stems from a lack of understanding of how task types work. If you understand that, then Project can become the most powerf...Read More

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