Project Progress

5 Tips for Project Managers using Project for the web.

Many would say that MS Project is dead, or at least dying. Microsoft’s Project for the web (P4W) is being used more and more in everyday project management. The software still has a lot of things miss...Read More

Back to Basics: Project Manager vs. Project Sponsor

I regularly conduct PMP training workshops. About one hour in, I discuss project stakeholders, and almost always the same question comes up: What is the difference between the project manager and the ...Read More

Understanding Earned Value Fields

In the first article of this series, I discussed the importance of Earned Value Management, or EVM, which evaluates the performance of your project in terms of its schedule, cost, and work. Earned val...Read More

PMP Training

Overview of the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – Lesson 2 Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Jeff Bongiovani’s webinar, Overview of the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – Lesson 2, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members....Read More

Why Project Managers Should Care About a Project Baseline!

During the many years I have spent in the project management field, I have come across many project managers (PMs) wondering why they need a project baseline. Many know at the start of a project the d...Read More

How to Optimize Project Management for Remote Business

Remote work is a trend that was already becoming commonplace before the pandemic hit. Now, it’s become the new norm for millions of business owners and workers. As a result, many project manager...Read More

Advanced Excel and PowerBI Reporting for MS Project

Often project data is requested for stakeholders who do not have MS Project installed or are not experienced enough to work with it. MS Project reporting to MS Excel or other visualization software is...Read More

Rescheduling Incomplete Work As Part of a Project’s 4-Step Tracking Cycle

In the first two articles of this series, a four-step tracking cycle was defined. It includes setting the status date, entering actuals, rescheduling incomplete work, and resource leveling the remaini...Read More

Entering Actuals During the Tracking Cycle

In my recent Tracking Starts with a Status Date article, a four-step tracking cycle was defined. It includes setting the status date, entering actuals, rescheduling incomplete work, and resource level...Read More

Exploring VBA: Microsoft Project’s Macro Language – Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Ira Brown’s session, Exploring VBA: Microsoft Project’s Macro Language Part I, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You ...Read More

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