Focused Value of Project & Portfolio Management

Focused Value of Project & Portfolio Management

You are the Program Management Office (PMO) Director of a successful Fortune 1000 company.  You have spent years developing processes and standards to deliver projects on-time and on-budget.  You may have also introduced strategic value by implementing project/program prioritization and selection processes to support your company’s annual planning & budgeting cycle.  And you have likely Read more about Focused Value of Project & Portfolio Management[…]

how to use deadlines in microsoft project

How To Use Deadlines in Microsoft Project

When you’re working on a project, you need to understand how your different tasks will affect when your project ends in order to reach important deadlines. To help manage those important dates, Microsoft Project offers functionality to allow Project Managers the option to enter/set a deadline for any task in the project schedule. Deadlines in Read more about How To Use Deadlines in Microsoft Project[…]

Project Online vs. Project for The Web

What is Project for the Web and how is it different from Project Online? Which tools should I be using for my customers and projects?  These are the questions most commonly asked by project managers and individuals alike. In this blog, we will be exploring the differences and the capabilities of existing project management solutions Read more about Project Online vs. Project for The Web[…]

How a Business Analyst Can Succeed in Any Industry

One of the most common perceptions of being a successful business analyst when entering an industry is they need to have in-depth knowledge and expertise in that industry. Although it is beneficial, it is not the key criteria to delivering a successful project. Broadly speaking, Business Analyst encompasses a wide range of expertise that adds Read more about How a Business Analyst Can Succeed in Any Industry[…]

The Rise of the Career Agency And Dismissal of Staffing Agency Myths

You have lots of options when it comes to your career path – working for yourself, working for a company, or working through a staffing company.  There are many misconceptions about the pros and cons of each of these paths, but especially when considering joining a staffing company.  People tend to focus on all the Read more about The Rise of the Career Agency And Dismissal of Staffing Agency Myths[…]

PMBOK 6th Edition – What You Need to Know

PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) is an internationally recognized project management guide published by PMI (Project Management Institute), with the first edition released in 1996. To stay in tune with evolving practices in business, project management professionals (PMPs) continuously work to improve processes and methodologies applied in project environments.  Continual improvement and alignment of Read more about PMBOK 6th Edition – What You Need to Know[…]

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[…]

Trivia Question Answer

The trivia question was asked: When was the first version of Microsoft Project released for Windows? Answer: The first Windows version of Microsoft Project was released in 1990 as Version 1 for Windows. Thanks for reading! Please feel free to leave comments below or check out our other blogs on Microsoft Project, Project Server, SharePoint and Project Management Methodology. Interested in how Read more about Trivia Question Answer[…]