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Webinar Recap: The Innovative PPM World – How Microsoft is Changing the Project Management Game

Please find a transcription of the audio portion of Erik van Hurck’s The Innovative PPM World – How Microsoft is Changing the Project Management Game webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing…

What’s New? Microsoft Project News: July Edition

Is Agile Reaching a Tipping Point? Barry Pronier, on bizjournals.com, recently shared why he thinks this is the year millennials will create a flashpoint for the Agile revolution. As he points out, Agile has come a long way since 2001 when Dave Thomas and a group of software developers produced their Manifesto for Agile Software…

Understanding the Microsoft PPM Public Power BI Content Pack

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: Microsoft recently announced the new Power BI Content Pack for Microsoft PPM.  This content pack allows organizations to deploy out-of-the-box reporting in a new Project Web App instance; so…

Microsoft Declares Projectum Best PPM Company of the Year

Microsoft has announced the winners of its annual partner of the year awards. Four companies were finalists in the realm of project and portfolio management and one was named as the winner in the category. Projectum, which offers training, consulting and services, was named the winner. The other three finalists were Ernst & Young LLP, Brazil-based…

Microsoft Project and Project Server Updates Arrive

Microsoft has released public updates for its collection of Project Server editions — Project Server 2010, 2013, and 2016 — as well as updates for Project 2013 and 2016. In her detailed rundown on the releases Support Escalation Engineer Suzanne Sylliaasen notes a few caveats: The updates for 2013 absolutely won’t work if Service Pack…

Microsoft Runs MOOC on Managing Projects

  Microsoft is hosting a six-week free, massive, open online course about managing projects through MOOC platform edX. This is the same platform that hosts college courses from MIT, Stanford, Harvard and other A-list institutions. “Managing Projects & Portfolios with Microsoft PPM” started on July 11 and runs for six weeks. Participants can expect to…

A New Way to Contribute to Microsoft Project Improvements

As you probably already know, it is often the user of a great product who has the best idea for improvement. A Starbucks employee told me one of their customers suggested the plastic drink stopper to keep you from spilling coffee on yourself. While in reality it may not have been a Starbuck’s customer, I’m…

New Power BI Subscription Dashboard Service

A project management consultancy and training company has announced a new dashboard subscription service for users of Power BI, Microsoft’s business analytics service. Tumble Road, a Washington state-based company, will shortly release Marquee, a managed dashboard service for Project Server and Project Online users. Custom fields will be made available for use in the dashboards,…

Microsoft Project 2016 Essentials

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: Getting Started with Project Management and the Microsoft Toolset -What Is a Project? -What Is Project Management? -Who are Project Managers -Key Goals & Challenges Facing Projects -Tools, tools…

Free Microsoft Project 2010: Desk Reference Guide

Access this Microsoft Project 2010 reference guide for steps on how to: start your first project adjust the calendar set options set the Project start date and apply the Project calendar create relationships between tasks work with resources work with views manage a project generate reports learn keyboard shortcuts   View the Guide Here

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