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Periodic Tasks for Project Server Administrators

As a Microsoft PFE supporting Microsoft Project Server, I often get asked what Project Server administrators should do as part of their regular job. Here’s my suggested list. Daily Check the queue for Failed and Blocking jobs. Review the errors related to failed and blocking jobs to troubleshoot. Check for nightly cube build failures. Cancel…

Integrate Microsoft Project with Microsoft Outlook

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: While Microsoft Project is the trusted system for project managers to plan projects, Outlook is the one to plan individual work for team members. Microsoft started in early versions to integrate…

6 Tips on Microsoft Project Templates

Microsoft Project 2013 has two types of templates: The global template and the project template. Here’s a rundown: 1. The global template acts as a storage facility for built-in and customized Project elements, such as views, tables, groups, filters, and calendars. It also contains the settings for Project options that determine how the program behaves,…

Top 5 Reasons to Adopt Project Server 2013

Welcome to the year of the cloud! For the first time, Microsoft is releasing its most powerful Project and Portfolio Management system in two variations. Microsoft Project Online is now available as a monthly subscription for organizations using Office 365 and for installation behind your firewall. This release, heavily influenced by the SaaS and IaaS…

Slick Trick: A Spin on Sync’ing with SharePoint

Situation Microsoft Project 2010 now has the capability to sync a project plan with a SharePoint task list.  Therefore, project team members do not need to have a desktop version of Microsoft Project in order to view project tasks.  This is great functionality – except in one area.  If the project you are sync’ing with…

Ask the Experts: Selling your Message with the Project 2010 Timeline View

Julie from New York City asks: I am in the process of putting a proposal together for a prospective client. The client will have eight batches of work to be completed. I need to lay out what it will take to do one batch of work that includes building in hidden contingency time. I would…

Microsoft Project 2010 Feature Rally: Sync to SharePoint

Sync to SharePoint is a useful feature for those organizations that have SharePoint 2010, but not Project Server 2010 — or for those that have both, but prefer to use a simple SharePoint task list to publish project plans rather than Project Server 2010. Usage is simple. First, you set up the SharePoint list. In…

Business Benefits of Mature Scheduling Practices

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video   Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is not in the PMI® system. However, it is eligible for self-directed learning PMI® PDU credit. Speakers: Eric Uyttewaal, PMP, President ProjectPro Corp Target audience: executives, program managers, portfolio managers, resource…

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