Common Mistakes People Make in Microsoft Project (1 of 5)

This is the first in a series of common mistakes that I see people making within Microsoft Project on a daily basis. This series will hopefully help you to avoid these mistakes and use the tool more efficiently. Mistake: Manually Scheduled Tasks as default When you first install Microsoft Project on your computer the default Read more about Common Mistakes People Make in Microsoft Project (1 of 5)[…]

It’s Officially Official: Office Web Apps Rebranded to Office Online

You may have heard the rumors, but Microsoft officially announced today on the Office Blogs that their previously-named Office Web Apps — an online version of the popular Microsoft Office programs — have been renamed as Office Online.   When you visit the Office.com web site, you are now greeted with a clean-looking request to Read more about It’s Officially Official: Office Web Apps Rebranded to Office Online[…]

Why are some of your resource’s timesheet entries doubling in your reports?

Some of you folks who write reports for Microsoft Project Server have experienced this frustrating issue, where for some of your resources, hours they have entered into their timesheet are showing as multiples in your report result set. Why is this, as it seems it’s randomly occurring? For those who’ve not figured it out yet, Read more about Why are some of your resource’s timesheet entries doubling in your reports?[…]

Capturing Performance Counters for SharePoint and Project Server into the Logging Database (Part 2)

Last Blog, I have showed you how to setup the performance counters for Project Server and SharePoint to start recording into the SharePoint Logging database. Today, I will walk you through how to query the data in the Logging DB to extract the performance counters and their values. The new Performance Counters we created last Read more about Capturing Performance Counters for SharePoint and Project Server into the Logging Database (Part 2)[…]

How to View When a Task Was Added to a Microsoft Project Schedule

The built-in ‘Created’ field can quickly display when (date and time) a task was originally added to a Microsoft Project Schedule. Surprisingly, this hidden gem is not exposed in any built-in Microsoft Project tables, but you can easily add it to any Task table to see when each task was added to the project. This Read more about How to View When a Task Was Added to a Microsoft Project Schedule[…]