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Expedite Project Updates Using a Custom Status View

Event Description: The schedule is baselined and it’s time to start your project. Correctly implementing your project means it must be monitored and controlled using an accurate status gathered from your team. But, where do you enter the status in Microsoft Project? You could use the standard fields, task forms, and task usage views, but…

Mistake 3: Ignore Setting The Start Date And Project Calendar

Description: In this video clip, we explore and discuss the third mistake from MPUG OMBUD Sam Huffman’s list. Mistake 3: Ignore Setting The Start Date And Project Calendar. Sam shares his best practices that every project manager needs to know, to be successful.   Learn more about Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts and download a chapter (for…

Is the PMI-SP for you?

Have you been looking to begin or enhance a career in project management, or perhaps complement your Microsoft Project certification? Certifications prove your expertise in a particular specialty, and earning the Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® could be the direction to head. In the project management field, we find that…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: May Edition

Microsoft Highlights AI in Conjunction with Earth Day Microsoft recently took the opportunity to highlight AI (artificial intelligence), and reported that, as a company, they are working to improve access to and training on these newer technologies. To celebrate Earth Day, multiple stories across their blog platforms highlighted the power of AI and how it’s…

Mistake 2: Display the Incorrect Calendar

Description: In this video clip, we explore and discuss the second mistake from MPUG OMBUD Sam Huffman’s list. Mistake 2: Display the Incorrect Calendar. Sam shares his best practices that every project manager needs to know, to be successful.   Learn more about Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts and download a chapter (for free!) by…

Modifying Microsoft’s Project Online Power BI Content Pack to Support Your Language

Content Pack Overview If you are using Project Online (PJO) then you are probably using the OData feed for reporting purposes, the two most common options being to bring the data into Excel or Power BI. Both applications have their pros and cons, though one of the big advantages with Power BI is that Microsoft…

Add a Cutover Weekend Calendar

Some projects are just disruptive. This is especially the case when you are replacing an old technology with a new one. There usually isn’t a “good” time to move from one enterprise solution to another, so many IT project teams schedule the transition over a weekend. Bad for the people doing the work, but better…

Mistake 1: Ignore the Calendar

Description: In this video clip, we explore and discuss the first mistake from MPUG OMBUD Sam Huffman’s list. Mistake 1: Ignore the Calendar. Sam shares his best practices that every project manager needs to know, to be successful.   Learn more about Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts and download a chapter (for free!) by visiting mpug.com/do.   Presenter:…

Advance your skills with Microsoft Project

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: This is a session for advanced users of Microsoft Project looking to take their schedules to the next level. I will be demonstrating how to make your schedule easy…

Why and When To Go For Agile Life Cycle

Projects, like human beings, are living entities. Just as every human being goes through a life cycle, so does a project. To understand life cycles, let’s break down a real-life example. Every day, you wake up from your bed, do your morning chores, have your breakfast, do your work, come back home in the evening,…

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