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4 Handy Microsoft Project Scheduling Tips

1. When you schedule electronically, you should not enter start or finish dates for tasks. If you use Microsoft Project to simply capture dates and only dates, you may as well use Microsoft Excel instead. With MS Project, you enter durations and dependencies instead of dates to create a forecast model. The software then calculates start…

3-Step Bulk Editing in Project Server

Project Server is a great tool for showing data from multiple projects. In fact, that’s what makes it so good to use when you’re working with a portfolio of projects. In Project Server 2010 there were open source tools you could install called “Solution Starters,” extensions to Project Server that provided additional functionality. One extension…

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What You Need to Know about Project Server 2010 Service Pack 1, Part 1

The release of Service Pack 1 for Project Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint marks a major milestone in the product development lifecycle. All fixes prior to the June 2011 Cumulative Update (CU) are included in SP1. In addition, there are some key enhancements included in SP1 that users will appreciate, from new browser support to…

When Are You Working? Updating a Resource Calendar

An organization usually starts “small” and works its way through the more complex functions of Microsoft Project Professional and Project Server. Creating a resource and a Resource Pool are important first steps in using resource management. Creating a standard calendar is another important step to having consistent working times. A third step is to customize…

Ask the Experts: Configuring the Project Server 2010 Enterprise Global Template

Olga from Chicago asks: I want to create customized views, tables, groupings, and filters to be used by project managers who are the users of Microsoft Project Server 2010. The objects should be pushed to all of the project managers when they open Project 2010 Professional when connected to the Project server. How would I…

Microsoft Project Certification 2010 – How To Guide

If you’re using Microsoft Project Standard 2010 or Professional 2010, Microsoft has developed a totally new exam to test your capabilities. If you pass this exam, you’ll hold the credential, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft Project 2010,with a specialty in managing projects. If you’re wondering how well you know Microsoft Project, passing this test…

5 Principles of Program Management for the London Olympics

Ky Nichol heads up the major sporting events practice for global consultancy Pcubed. That has included work for both the 2004 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Athens and the 2006 FIFA World Cup hosted in Germany. Most recently, he’s been involved with the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. The latter are scheduled to…

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