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Keeping Secrets from Clients

Dear Elizabeth: I’m in a bit of a pickle. The project I’m currently managing is not going to make the delivery date because a handful of developers got moved to another project. But my boss has told me not to say anything to the client—yet. Well a week has gone by, and the client keeps…

Microsoft® Project Virtual Conference – Contact Us

  Conference Home | Register | On-Demand | Sponsors | PMI® PDUs | Contact   Have questions about the event?  Contact us at info@mpug.com    Frequently Asked Questions   How do I register for the conference? – Click the ‘Register’ link in the menu above to register to access the conference sessions. After you are registered, simply view any sessions you would…

Frequently Asked Questions

  Have a specific topic or question you are looking for?   What is MPUG? MPUG is the official Microsoft Project User Group providing Microsoft Project training to individual users and corporate teams of all sizes through live and on-demand training webinars, articles and other great resources. MPUG can train you and your team for…

Ask Microsoft Your Project 2013 Questions!

Do you have specific questions about the New Project that have not been answered? Post your questions in the comment section of this article for possible inclusion in our interview with Microsoft Project and Visio Marketing Director, Chris Crane and Project engineer, Howard Chow. Chris and Howard will read your questions and respond to some…

Ask the Experts: Similar Task Names

Delin, Harold, and Michael of Kalamazoo, MI, ask: In MS Project 2010 desktop, we will be managing several projects using a Master project. We noticed that since each project used some of the same task names, when we combined projects, it was hard to tell which task belonged to which project. Any suggestions? John of…

Ask the Experts: A Successful EPM Implementation Has More than Technology

Jim from Denver asks: My management has asked me to implement Microsoft Project Server and to have 500 people entering time by the end of the month to get resource allocations. We have installed the software. What do I need to do to accomplish this? Ellen answers: Wow! That is quite a requirement — and…

Ask the Experts: Over-allocation with 2.5 Hours of Work?

JP-PM asks: I was wondering why Microsoft Project creates a conflict right off the bat in this example: Task 1: 2 hrs work assigned to Jack and Jane Task 2: 0.5 hrs work assigned to Jack It creates both tasks starting at 8:00 AM today (10/31/11) and right away Jack is overallocated. My question is,…

A Call for Officers

MPUG has a number of officer openings for chapters worldwide. Currently, the following chapters are seeking leadership. This is a great opportunity to participate in your professional community. Any MPUG member is welcome to volunteer. Chapter officers can also earn 10 PDU credits per year for volunteering! Openings currently exist for the following chapters: Canada…

Chapter Spotlight: 4 Questions with Houston’s Vicki Eaker

Vicki Eaker with MPUG’s Houston Chapter currently works at Shell Trading via her employer Sogeti USA LLC. She’s the application readiness project manager for the Global Shell Trading Vista Migration Project. Prior to joining Sogeti two years ago, Eaker spent three years managing projects in healthcare (including one Project Server implementation as well as SharePoint…

Ask the Experts: Selling your Message with the Project 2010 Timeline View

Julie from New York City asks: I am in the process of putting a proposal together for a prospective client. The client will have eight batches of work to be completed. I need to lay out what it will take to do one batch of work that includes building in hidden contingency time. I would…

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