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Microsoft Project Online Configuration Best Practices

Project Online is a cloud-based service that can offers Microsoft’s rich set of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) capabilities within the convenience of the Office 365 cloud infrastructure. Although one of the benefits of using a cloud-based service is avoiding having to deal with deployment, setup, and hardware and software tuning, it still requires adjustments to Read more about Microsoft Project Online Configuration Best Practices[…]

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Project Server 2013 – New Project failed to publish?

Do you see the following error message in Project Server 2013 when you try to create a new project? Error: Your new <Project Name> has been created successfully, but failed to publish and will not be listed in the Project Center. For more information on the failure, visit the My Queue Jobs page or contact your Read more about Project Server 2013 – New Project failed to publish?[…]

Are you missing Reporting views in Project Server 2016?

Missing traditional SQL Reporting views in Project Server 2016 Project Web App Database? Below are the possible reasons for those missing views and recommendations to resolve them. Reason 1 Did you host multiple PWA site collections in a single Content DB? If yes then Project Server 2016 drops these views if there are multiple PWA site Read more about Are you missing Reporting views in Project Server 2016?[…]

Project Server 2016 to be Released in May 2016

Microsoft finally made the much anticipated announcement that Project Server 2016 will be officially released to consumers this coming May. Now you may or may not already know that Project Professional 2016 and Project Pro for Office 365 (Project Online) have already been released. So what does this mean to you? EPMA has been testing Read more about Project Server 2016 to be Released in May 2016[…]

Read only Custom Fields Using jQuery

Sometimes in Project Server we have a requirement to make a custom field read only after a value was provided. A good example will be changing a project a custom Project ID field after approval. Now, if you have a Workflow implemented in Project Server, this will be controlled by the workflow. However, in our Read more about Read only Custom Fields Using jQuery[…]

Quickly Reset Permissions for User Accounts in Project Server

Background In a recent post in the Project Online General Questions and Answers user forum, a Project Server administrator asked us to confirm that the best practice for controlling permissions for a user is to add the user to one or more security Groups, as needed.  I answered his question in the affirmative; yes, the best Read more about Quickly Reset Permissions for User Accounts in Project Server[…]

16 Easy Spring Projects to Boost Your Microsoft PPM Curb Appeal

Want to spruce up your Microsoft Project Server or Microsoft Project Online implementation and give it a bit more curb appeal? Here are some things you can do make your Microsoft PPM system look more appealing and useful to everyone using it: 1. Add your company or team logo to Project Web App (PWA) and Read more about 16 Easy Spring Projects to Boost Your Microsoft PPM Curb Appeal[…]

How to Build Reports Using OData Feeds

In this video you will learn how to build reports in Microsoft Project Server using odata feeds. Interested in how EPMA can help you with custom reporting? Contact us today at 713.400.9200 or [email protected] Thanks for watching! Please feel free to leave comments below or check out our other blogs on Microsoft Project, Project Server, Read more about How to Build Reports Using OData Feeds[…]