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How To Remove (blank) Values in Your Excel Pivot Table

You might call it perfectionism, but I hate when my reports don’t look their best. One of the most irritating elements is the “(blank)” text you may have on your Excel pivot tables. ...

A Simple Project Management Checklist

Projects are essential to all organizations’ goals and objectives. Successful project completions according to targeted purposes account for optimum company performance. But only through a robust proj...

Automate Microsoft Planner reporting using Microsoft Power Automate and Power BI – Lesson 1

Event Description:In this lesson (part 1 of 2) I’ll show you how to use Microsoft Planner to plan and manage lightweight projects, and how Planner integrates seamlessly into Teams, providing a single ...

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...

Misconception #5: MS Project Doesn’t Have Reporting

This last misconception is a very interesting one. Microsoft has struggled with the concept of creating powerful reporting engines within their applications. The engineering team seems to have conclud...

Another Common MS Project Misconception: “P4W Can’t Be Customized”

As I explained in my previous article, with all the updates Microsoft has made as of late, it’s no wonder people have misconceptions or don’t fully realize the strategy Microsoft has around growing an...

Tracking Starts with a Status Date

There are four steps involved in tracking a project:  setting the status date, entering actuals and schedule revisions, rescheduling incomplete work, and resource leveling the remaining schedule. Thes...

Chess and Project Management: Part 2

A previous article, Chess and Project Management, explored the similarities between the game of chess and project management. A professional chess player who is also a PMP found the first article to b...

GitHub…More MS Project Than You Think

In case you aren’t familiar with GitHub, I’ll start with a short introduction. Microsoft acquired GitHub in 2018. From Microsoft, “GitHub [is] the world’s leading software development platform where m...