Capturing Performance Counters for SharePoint and Project Server into the Logging Database (Part 1)

Capturing Performance Counters One of the best practices when working with Windows Servers, SharePoint, and Project server is to track the performance of each server in your SharePoint farm. This will help identifying any bottlenecks and give you a better view of what is happening behind the seen. The problem with performance monitoring that is Read more about Capturing Performance Counters for SharePoint and Project Server into the Logging Database (Part 1)[…]

Speaking at the Cleveland SharePoint User Group

Quick post to announce that, I will be presenting at our local SharePoint User Group on  Wednesday, August 28, 2013. If you are in the area, make sure you stop by. Here are the details: Topic: Business Intelligence in SharePoint and Project Server 2013 – Em‘Power’ the ‘Power’ User We have seen all the demos- Read more about Speaking at the Cleveland SharePoint User Group[…]

EPMA Achieves Microsoft Silver Learning competency, Silver Collaboration and Content competency, and Silver Midmarket Solution Provider competency to accompany its Gold Project and Portfolio Management competency

EPMA, the nation’s leading provider of Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Solutions, Consulting, Training, Support, Cloud Hosting, and Staffing services, announced today that Microsoft awarded them 3 additional partner competencies. EPMA is now recognized as a Microsoft Silver Collaboration and Content Partner, Midmarket Solution Provider, and their renowned training division has been awarded a Silver Read more about EPMA Achieves Microsoft Silver Learning competency, Silver Collaboration and Content competency, and Silver Midmarket Solution Provider competency to accompany its Gold Project and Portfolio Management competency[…]

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Yellow – Just another reason to argue

Red, Amber, Green or maybe Red, Yellow, Green. Whatever colors you use for your indicators, most organizations typically have 3 colors. You might call this your “RAG” indicator or “Traffic” indicator or maybe even your “Stoplight” indicator. This has been the “standard” for many years at many companies.  However, is it really necessary for you Read more about Yellow – Just another reason to argue[…]

Leading Practices used when creating a Project Schedule – 2

  This is the second blog to a series of blogs I intend to post covering some of the most important aspects of scheduling. These are some leading practices that are applied by many seasoned Project Managers, but are often missed by someone new to the world of Project Management. These are just some of Read more about Leading Practices used when creating a Project Schedule – 2[…]

How to customize your Project Web App Experience

For anyone who has used Project Web App (PWA) you have probably noticed the “clunky” interface, by clunky I mean that the interface does not always do what you want it to do and is rendered depending on your browser and resolution. It’s basically not as fluid as the Microsoft Project rich client interface. Being Read more about How to customize your Project Web App Experience[…]

Using the Project Server Delegation Feature

With the release of Microsoft Project Server 2010 users were introduced to the Delegate feature. This feature allows one user to act as another and provides them with all of the same privileges and permissions in Project Web App (PWA). For example, a Project Manager is going on vacation for the next two weeks. His Read more about Using the Project Server Delegation Feature[…]