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Disconnecting a Project from a Shared Resource Pool

If you have connected a project with an external resource pool and you wish to disconnect the project from the pool there are two steps you will need to take. While the connection is a single-step process, disconnection is a two-step process. The disconnection should be performed in this order particularly if the tasks have…

When Are You Working? Updating a Resource Calendar

An organization usually starts “small” and works its way through the more complex functions of Microsoft Project Professional and Project Server. Creating a resource and a Resource Pool are important first steps in using resource management. Creating a standard calendar is another important step to having consistent working times. A third step is to customize…

Three Reporting Questions

Recently, Jacques Goupil of MS Project Now! hosted the first of three MPUG WebNLearn sessions on the topic of Project reporting. The following are three questions that surfaced during the event. Members can log in and watch the recorded on-demand session. Can you wrap text in Project 2007? Answer: Microsoft Project 2007 will only wrap…

Certificate Series: Microsoft Project 2010 Features Expert – Resource Management

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video 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: Are you ready to complete your tasks effectively using Microsoft Project 2010? This certificate course is for users…

Ask the Experts: How Resource Sharing Works in a Master Project

Shelley asks: I am working with a resource pool that has about 30 sharer files. How can I work with resources from the pool along with some resources that are only working on one project? I have set the workgroups for the “local” resources as “none” (as you would if you were using Microsoft Project…

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