Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs):

This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle.


Creating field notes comes from my own experience of deploying project server. In the past I wrote detailed notes and steps for installing and configuring project server. The problem was that each client had slightly different requirements and environments, and each time I went the process, I often missed minor details, such as creating additional TempDB for SQL server. My solution evolved to keeping my field notes in PowerShell scripts.

This session provides a road map for creating IT professionals their own field notes. Creating detail field notes is an effective way to maintain SharePoint and Project server and document is actually done during the installation and configuration. Including personal notes in your PowerShell scripts to provide explanation or instructions on doing tasks from UI. This session provides an overview PowerShell, provides a strategy for creating field notes and documenting SharePoint and project server.


Michael Wharton, Project MVP, MBA, PMP, MCT, MCTS, MCITP, MCSD, MCSE+I, MCDBA

Career Highlights
•Awarded MVP Project 2013
•Passed over 42 MS Certification Exams
•Deployed over 25 SharePoint / Project Server installations into PMOs
•Migrated over 7 sites Project Server to higher versions
•Trained hundreds of Project Managers using Project Professional
•Technical Reviewer for Missing Manual: Project Professional 2010 and 2013 by Bonnie Biafore
•Book contributor Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2013 by Gus Cicala
•Currently writing book: Monitoring Portfolio Management and Resource Demand

Michael Wharton is a Project/SharePoint Consultant and Trainer. Michael’s career started as a software developer before moving into project management. His passion to improve project management processes begin in 2003 using tools like project professional and server. Since then he has trained hundreds of project managers and implemented project server in over twenty-five PMOs. He has passed over forty-two Microsoft certification exams giving him a solid technical background with Project and SharePoint Server.

Michael is active in the community. He is the past President-Elect and past Director of Programs for the NC Piedmont PMI®, board member of the Triad SQL Server User Group, Triad Developers Guild and Enterprise Architect Roundtable.

Blog: (field notes during implementations)

Twitter: MyProjectExpert

Audience: IT Professional

Learning Objects:
•General Overview of PowerShell
•Windows Server Configuration and Audit
•SQL Server installation and SQL Configuration
•Installing SharePoint and SharePoint Configuration
•Installing Project Server and Project Configuration
•Project Server Scripts and Post Configuration


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