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Excel Data Visualization – Lesson 1 Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Mike Thomas’ course, Excel Data Visualization – Lesson 1, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this ...

Custom Visuals for Power BI

Organizations that use Microsoft Project Online or Project for the web to manage their portfolio of projects often need to develop reports that can support Executives, PMO Members, Project Managers, a...

Webinar Recap: Winning Presentation Skills

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Carl Pritchard’s Mastering Winning Presentation Skills webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use ...

What is Teams? (From a Project Manager’s Perspective)

In my previous post on MPUG, I shared a way to include Planner boards in Teams. Some of you might have wondered, what exactly is Teams? I would like to narrow that question down and address Teams from...

Exploratory vs. Explanatory Visuals in Planning

I love this topic because it elicits a higher level of thought around designing the data visualizations we need in planning, in a way that my simple mind can consume. In her book “Storytelling with Da...

Storytelling with Your Gantt Chart

“Storytelling” is something marketing experts have been talking about for years, as a better way to communicate brands, products and what sets businesses apart. It’s now a recognized...

Size Matters (in Plan Communications)

…Well, in plan communications and Gantt charts, it does. Size, when used as an attribute to denote meaning in data visualization, will likely force our brain to look at the largest items first. ...

11 Quick Tips for Project Managers

First, three tips for remote teams… Have everyone submit a picture that shows something they’re passionate about and then have one of them talk about it in an upcoming meeting. This is a g...

How to Create an Amazing Gantt Chart in Power BI

In this article you’ll learn how to create an amazing report with the new Microsoft Power BI Gantt Custom Visual. A Gantt chart is a kind of bar chart that shows a project timeline or schedule. ...

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