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FluentPro – FluentBooks

FluentBooks for Microsoft Project Online and Microsoft Project Server is produced by FluentPro. Product Summary: A Microsoft Project add-on that automates project migration, bulk editing and other administrative tasks.     Capabilities: Automation helps reduce the chance of errors and to pinpoint possible project issues Generates difference reports when comparing projects and can handle project merges Minimizes…

QuantumPM – QCheck-IT!

QCheck-IT! is produced by QuantumPM. Product Summary: This free Microsoft Project app helps project managers review the quality of the tasks in their Microsoft Project schedules.. Capabilities: Evaluates a task highlighted in the project schedule and provides: a) Task Audit, which evaluates each task against a list of audit conditions and provides a result; and b) Task…

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…

Project Server Twilight Zone

  A client wants a Microsoft Project Server system built, including a security configuration based on the Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS). When the consultant arrives at the client site, the key stakeholder in charge of the deployment has abruptly left the company. When the consultant asks the remaining staff for a copy of the org…

PMO Strategies and Microsoft Project Server 2013 Configuration

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Project Management talent triangle category. If you are claiming this session, you must submit it to your MPUG Webinar History after it has been completed in its entirety. Event Description:  After watching this webinar recording you…

How to Increase Microsoft Project Server ROI with Dynamic Reallocation

Presentation Description Despite significant investments in PPM, unreliable planning, cost overruns and project failures results in companies losing up to 46% of the planned business value from their project portfolios. Strategic PMOs are going beyond annual planning and implementing a Dynamic Reallocation framework to realize more ROI from their project investments. Attend this session to…

How to Rename a Microsoft Project through PWA

Here’s a situation that comes up often enough. Somebody creates a project in Microsoft Project Server 2010 or 2013 and gives it a particular name. Then later your project management office or business team decides to rename the project. Here’s how you can do that through Project Web Access (PWA). 1. Go to PWA and click “Project…

Microsoft Project Free Trials

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The PMO as the Project Sponsor

Is it possible that in an organization with weak or limited project sponsor capability, the project management office (PMO) could act as a sponsor for smaller projects? It is surely better to do this rather than not use sponsors at all. If a particular project is in direct support of the organization’s project practices (e.g.,…

Animated Reporting for Microsoft PPM

Introduction One of the most common requests from we get from executives is for the ability to view the entire portfolio of projects and how these projects progress through a fiscal year.  The play axis feature in Power View solves this problem nicely with a time-phased, visual overview of the entire portfolio.  By animating the…

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