Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 4)

So far, I discussed the first three stages a company should follow in order to establish a PMO within the organization: Planning the Transition Creating a PMO Governance Identifying and Developing Project Managers   Stage 4 – Creating a Project Methodology Now let’s focus on Creating a Project Methodology that fits the company’s culture. In Read more about Key Steps Every Company Should Know When Launching a PMO (Part 4)[…]

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True Estimates = Efficient Projects

These past couple of weeks I have been helping a Ship Construction Company here in Houston, Texas with their schedules. Their biggest concern is the amount of inefficiencies in their ship building process, so they were analyzing each task and simply estimating the duration for each one. By doing so, they were spiraling into the Read more about True Estimates = Efficient Projects[…]

More Than You Want to Know About Duration, But Everything You Need to Know

Understanding Duration In the default Gantt Chart view, Microsoft Project automatically displays a Duration column to the right of the Task Name column. So, a good question to ask is, “What is Duration?” According to the Project Help article about Duration in Microsoft Project 2013, Duration is “…the total span of active working time for Read more about More Than You Want to Know About Duration, But Everything You Need to Know[…]

How to Clean Cache in Microsoft Project 2013

In this video you will learn how to clean cache in Microsoft Project 2013. Interested in how EPMA can help you with your project schedules? Contact us today at 1.888.444.EPMA or [email protected] Thanks for watching! Please feel free to leave comments below or check out our other blogs on Microsoft Project, Project Server, SharePoint and Read more about How to Clean Cache in Microsoft Project 2013[…]

How to Replace a Resource Already Assigned to a Task

I know there are project managers out there managing their schedule using Project 2013 with Project Server when the need arises to replace a resource for a myriad of reasons. The instructions below will give you the steps you will need to replace the existing resource with a new resource. By using this method the Read more about How to Replace a Resource Already Assigned to a Task[…]

EPMA Institute – What People Are Saying

See what people are saying about EPMA Institute. View on a web browser. SIGN UP     BLOG     REVIEWS PEOPLE ARE TALKING Don’t just take our word for it. Our clients agree we’re making their lives easier and advancing their careers—one class at a time. “EPMA helped us to come up with a structured training curriculum that we Read more about EPMA Institute – What People Are Saying[…]

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‘Just in Time’ Ordering in Microsoft Project

I have been working with a company that wanted to model their parts ordering process in a Microsoft Project schedule.  I.e. they want to order a part needed to complete a particular job.  They also want to model any lead times involved with the parts as some can take up to 3 months to arrive Read more about ‘Just in Time’ Ordering in Microsoft Project[…]

Assigning Resources in Microsoft Project

In this video you will learn how to assign resources in Microsoft Project. Interested in how EPMA can help you with your projects? Contact us today at 1.888.444.EPMA or [email protected] Thanks for watching! Please feel free to leave comments below or check out our other blogs on Microsoft Project, Project Server, SharePoint and Project Management Methodology. Read more about Assigning Resources in Microsoft Project[…]