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Microsoft Project and SharePoint: The Perfect Combination for Collaborative Project Management

Event Description: Managing a project in SharePoint centralizes all project information in one collaborative project site. Combine that with the scheduling power of Microsoft Project, and you have an unbeatable solution for successful project management in your organization. This MPUG webinar will explain and demonstrate: 1. A simple 5-step approach to project management 2. Why…

Working with Teams in Project Online: Your Questions Answered

An Introduction Project’s Web App allows one to define three types of resources: Work, Material, and Cost. Work resources are equipment and people needed to perform tasks on a project. Work resources may be further classified as Generic, Named, and Team. Generic resources are placeholders for work resource roles such as designer, developer, architect, etc….

Integrating “Top down” Budgeting and Financial Tracking 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: Practically every IT organization does annual budgeting for major projects and operational efforts, and then monthly forecasting using a cost breakdown like Labor, Hardware, Software, T&E, Contingency, etc.,…

Milestones: Do We Need to Assign a Resource to Them in Microsoft Project?

There is a lot of discussion surrounding the question of resources being assigned to milestones using Microsoft Project. The answer to this question is (Isn’t it always?), “It depends.” The milestone is the checkpoint. Its main characteristic is that it has no duration (duration for a “classic” milestone is 0 (days, weeks, hours…). The best…

Microsoft Project and SharePoint: The Perfect Combination for Collaborative Project Management

Managing a project in SharePoint centralizes all project information into one collaborative project site. Combine that with the scheduling power of Microsoft Project and you have an unbeatable solution for successful collaborative project management in your organization. In the upcoming webinar, Microsoft Project and SharePoint: The Perfect Combination for Collaborative Project Management, on September 26th,…

99 Tips to Celebrate Our $99 Deal

We’re featuring 99 of our favorite “tips and tricks”! Remember, this month only, get 12 months of training and support for only $99 and instantly receive your member starter package. Hurry, this sale ends September 30th! Join MPUG or renew your membership today!   5 Tips for Migrating Your PPM to the Cloud By Rob Hirschmann Follow these tips…

Integrating Top Down Budgeting and Cost Management with Microsoft Project

If you are an IT Project Manager, you’ve probably faced a moment where you’ve said something like this to yourself, “I’ve been appointed as the PM for this major project. It’s starting soon, but the preliminary budget was created many months ago. I have to do a more detailed budget now, and start the task…

Customize the Quick Access Toolbar in Microsoft Project

Background Information Each of the applications in Microsoft Office includes a Quick Access Toolbar, displayed by default in the upper left corner of the application window. In Figure 1, you can see the default Quick Access Toolbar in the upper left corner of my Microsoft Project application window.   Microsoft intends for us to customize…

NEW Textbook ‘Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project Online 2018’

Yes, we know ‘Project Online 2018’ does not exist, but I thought it the best way to refer to the recent build of Project Online (April 2018) that keeps changing (or, so they say…). My new textbook ‘Forecast Scheduling’ shows you how you can forecast your project with just the project schedule, even without advanced…

Using Kanban Boards in Microsoft Project

Introduction There has been a lot written over the last year regarding Microsoft’s foray into the world of Agile Project Management by way of new improvements in Microsoft Project. This article provides an update based upon one of the latest versions. We’ll discuss what’s changed recently and provide a walkthrough on setting up and using…

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