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Using Interactive Filters in the Assign Resources Dialog Box

For Project 2013 and Project 2010 (Screenshots from Project 2013) Assign Resources dialog box enables us to apply custom resource filters to the resource table while working on resource assignments. I...

How to Remove Completed and Cancelled Projects and Tasks from Timesheets in Project Server

Introduction Frequently we encounter clients who say that their team members complain about cluttered task lists and timesheets because many tasks from completed projects are still visible, even thoug...

Do’s and Don’ts: Creating Subprojects

Creating subprojects in Microsoft® Project is a simple mechanical process called consolidation. What isn’t simple is deciding whether or not to check the “Link to Project” checkbox s...

The Seven Deadly Sins of Project Schedules

Scheduling is never a simple component of a project; yet in the last 20 years I’ve repeatedly run into the same basic problems in every organization I have worked for or consulted with regarding...

Microsoft Project 2010 Feature Rally: Inactive Tasks

Like many project managers out there we often have tasks or sections of our project schedules that we want to hide or “remove” for what-if scenarios or to show our executive teams differen...

Certification Insider: Managing Multiple Projects

The Project Server 2007 certification exam is jammed with questions about managing multiple projects, which is no surprise. But desktop Project has features for managing more than one project without ...

Certification Insider: Modifying Resource Assignments

Your initial set of resource assignments might have been a thing of beauty. But, you know projects have a way of changing. And that might mean you have to change resource assignments. Project has seve...

Webinar: The Top Five Microsoft Project Pain Points and How to Solve Them – A Guide to Best Practices

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Speakers: Matt Davis, PMP, MCTS &am...

How to Restore an Abandoned Project Schedule

Ever known someone with a once-beautiful old car that’s been left to rust away — their once prized possession now forgotten in the weeds? Often, a project manager’s schedules succumb...