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Managing Multiple Projects

There have been times throughout my career that I was given a “project,” but soon realized that it was really a group of related projects or a portfolio. In MS Project, a master project (or consolidat...

Best Practices in Using Master and Sub Projects with Project and Project Online

  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: Wi...

Understanding Master Projects with or without an Enterprise Environment

As a MS Project MVP for the last 15 years, I am passionate about sharing knowledge and helping people maximize their project to portfolio management capabilities with technology, especially when they ...

Quickly and Easily Create Cross-Project Dependencies

A question asked occasionally in the Microsoft Project and Project Online user forums is this: “How can I link a task in one project with a task in another project?” The heart of this ques...

Creating Master Projects and Sub-projects

One of the key skills that we hear about in project management is gaining a handle on multiple projects and viewing the integration among them. This can be a pain point for project managers who don...

3-Step Bulk Editing in Project Server

Project Server is a great tool for showing data from multiple projects. In fact, that’s what makes it so good to use when you’re working with a portfolio of projects. In Project Server 201...

Master Project and Read-Only SubProject

Sometimes when you are using Microsoft Professional and you insert a Subproject, the Subproject is “Read Only” when you try to save the Master Project. This quick post is how to resolve that issue. In...

MPUG Tip – Even More Tips and Tricks Using Microsoft Project 2010 and 2013 – Using the Fastest Method to Create a Master Project

Dale shows us the fastest way to create a temporary master project in order to combine and analyze multiple projects on a bigger scale. The best part is that when you close out of your master project,...

Do’s and Don’ts: Use a Simple Program Simulation for Initial Assessment

A “Master” project is great for modeling a program but takes time to create and refine. (If you do not know about this capability see my other article, “Do’s and Don’ts: Creating Subprojects”) If you ...