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The Newest Agile Features of MS Project

As a Project MVP, I get to help customers globally, and I get to review approaches for MS Project and other scheduling technologies, including Agile, Waterfall, Prince2, and other methodologies. This ...

New Features: What’s New in Project Pro 2016?

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: We have been usi...

Differences Between a Healthy Project and a Healthy Schedule

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: Project metrics ...

Deep Dive into Microsoft Project Resource Pools: 5 Gotchas

In this article about resource pools, you’ll learn about a potential danger while swimming around in resource pools and hear about all the known gotchas I have run across in my dealings with res...

The Agile Project Manager: Leveraging Agile in Microsoft Tools, Part 1

My background in construction and construction project management includes building houses, remodeling and commercial construction. Just as a good carpenter wouldn’t have a single tool in his or...

The Agile Project Manager: How to Build Agile Projects in Microsoft Project

Now that you have the basics about what agile development entails, let’s look at how to build an agile project using the Microsoft Project suite (Project Professional, Project Server and Project...

11 Quick Tips for Project Managers

First, three tips for remote teams… Have everyone submit a picture that shows something they’re passionate about and then have one of them talk about it in an upcoming meeting. This is a g...

Do’s and Don’ts: Using Hammock Tasks

Every so often I’m asked to reproduce a project management technique in Microsoft Project that isn’t a named feature in the software. Such is the case with “hammock” tasks. A h...

The Agile Project Manager: Resource Management in Microsoft Project

Agile teams provide one value in resource management: ensuring that each functional project manager who is using resources can actually draw them from a single source. Fortunately, there’s a too...