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MPUG Vendor Showcase 2017

   Home  |  Vendors  |  Join MPUG  |  Earn PMI® PDUs   |  Contact Us   FREE Vendor Showcase Sessions Learn about the latest Microsoft® Project add-ons and how they can streamline the integration of various applications and Microsoft® Project in a no pressure, stress-free environment. These add-ons are not out-of-the-box functionality and require product trial or purchase. Register for as…

Periodic Tasks for Project Server Administrators

As a Microsoft PFE supporting Microsoft Project Server, I often get asked what Project Server administrators should do as part of their regular job. Here’s my suggested list. Daily Check the queue for Failed and Blocking jobs. Review the errors related to failed and blocking jobs to troubleshoot. Check for nightly cube build failures. Cancel…

Agile PPM – When Your Teams are Agile, but Leadership Thinks Waterfall

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: More and more organizations are adopting Agile approaches to software and product development.  However, most do not move completely to Agile for all their projects.  Different stages of Agile…

Updated Project Viewer Adds Integration with Skype for Business

A popular Microsoft Project file viewer now includes integration with Skype for Business. The enhancements in Seavus ProjectViewer version 15 are intended to make direct communication among project team members easier. The updates enable users to view the online status of other team members, access their contact cards and start an instant messaging session. “Many…

Tracking Methods in Microsoft Project Online and Project Server

There are three distinct tracking methods within Microsoft Project Online and Project Server. Understanding these practices — and how they relate to the way you plan your tasks — will help you choose the tracking level that adequately meets the needs of your project. Figuring Out the Appropriate Level of Task Progress Detail As an…

Deep Dive into Microsoft Project Resource Pools: What They Are and Why They’re Useful

Adding a resource pool into your Microsoft Project workflow is like adding a cherry to the top of an ice cream sundae (or more specifically in this case on top of the Project files you’re maintaining or considering creating). A resource pool is a delicious “contact list” for project work. Think about the interaction between…

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Closing Out a Project Schedule in PWA

A proactive project portfolio management (PPM) system includes proper governance to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the data. An essential element of this governance is addressing projects that are completed or cancelled and to perform several actions on them also in order to complete them. You’ll want to ensure that all work has been…

Travel Companion Wanted: Must Do Microsoft Project

As a busy international project planner, if I were to write an advert on Lonely Planet or Craigslist today for a traveling companion, it might read something like this: “Looking to travel the world with a companion: must like living on the cheap, traveling light, and not be fearful of dangerous places. In addition, must…

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