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What’s New? Microsoft Project News

PMI Announces Results of Project Management Salary Survey The results of Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, 10th Edition are in and PMI reports that there has never been a better time to be a project manager. Project management skills and expertise are in demand, and earning potential is promising. This data equips practitioners with…

Master Schedulers Best Practices

  Event Description: Microsoft Project Master Schedules Best Practices begins where the presenter’s Master Schedules 101 MPUG Lunch & Learn presentation on February 15, 2017, left off. In over 10 years of developing tools and providing services to clients with Master Schedules, Dan Friedrich has become (whether he wanted to or not!) a Master Schedule…

Task Splits in the Future – A Scheduling Mystery

Some time ago, one of our clients experienced an unusual situation with an enterprise project in Project Online. The client is using the Timesheet feature in Project Online to capture task progress entered on a daily basis by team members. The project contained task splits in the future, and the client could not determine why….

Site Creation Settings in Project 2013 and Project 2016

As you probably know, when you create a new project in Microsoft Project Server, a related project site is created automatically. That process works differently in Project Server 2016 than it does it in Project Server 2013. In this short article, I walk you through each version. To enable this automatic option in Project Server…

Time to Reboot Your PMO?

The project management office — much like a computer — becomes ineffective and inefficient over time and sometimes requires a reboot. Rebooting a computer resets the system, clears out cache, releases memory and updates drivers. Once the computer system is back up and running, presumably it runs faster and more efficiently. You could look at…

Quickly and Easily Create Cross-Project Dependencies

A question asked occasionally in the Microsoft Project and Project Online user forums is this: “How can I link a task in one project with a task in another project?” The heart of this question is that the project manager needs to know how to create cross-project dependencies. This question is relevant to almost all…

Bimodal IT With a Unified Microsoft Agile & PPM Solution

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: Most organizations today are delivering both agile and traditional projects within their project portfolio. In many of these cases, the “portfolio” isn’t a single portfolio at all; software/product development is managing their…

Leveraging Project, Project Server and Project Online for Better Communications

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical talent triangle category. If you are claiming this session, you must submit it to your MPUG Webinar History after it has been completed in its entirety. Event Description: MS Project, SharePoint and the Enterprise editions of Project…

DIY Reporting with Microsoft Project/Server 2013

This recording is worth 2.0 PDUs. To obtain credit, please follow the direction here and use the event code mpugwebnlearn082615. Event Survey: After watching this recording, please take a few moments to compete the event survey and provide MPUG with valuable feedback that will help improve future events. Thank you! Event Description: One of Microsoft’s…

Working with Teams in Project Online/Project Server 2013

Introducing Teams The Team feature was introduced way back in Project Server 2007, and has persisted through to Project Online.  The feature consists of the following parts. A Resource Enterprise Custom Field (ECF), called Team Name.  This is hard coded in Project Online. A lookup table that is associated with the Team Name ECF.  This…

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