Highlight Vs. Filter in Microsoft Project 2013

Project schedules should be updated regluarly and when you do that, it’s important to know the difference between the Highlight and Filter feature in Microsoft Project. For example, you’re updating a project with 100 tasks. You want to quickly see what the overdue tasks are to address them first, so you set the Status Date and use the Read more about Highlight Vs. Filter in Microsoft Project 2013[…]

How to Customize your Own View in Microsoft Project 2013

One of the questions I often get from clients I have worked with is “How do I customize my own view?” What I do, is to walk them through the following steps on how to customize their own view in Microsoft Project Pro 2013. 1. Click the Task tab to display the Task Ribbon. Notice that the Read more about How to Customize your Own View in Microsoft Project 2013[…]

Manually Scheduled vs Auto Scheduled – Part Two

Changing Existing Tasks In the part one of this blog I explained the major difference between Manually Scheduled and Auto Scheduled tasks. With tasks that have already been entered, it is still possible to switch over from Manually Scheduled to Auto Scheduled. One of the ways is by selecting the desired task and clicking on the Read more about Manually Scheduled vs Auto Scheduled – Part Two[…]

How To Get A List Of All Your Custom Fields

Have you ever wanted to know how many Custom fields you have in your system, when they were created or what is the data type of each one? You can get a full list of all the Custom fields that you have in the system using a simple query as shown below. The query will call Read more about How To Get A List Of All Your Custom Fields[…]

Reaping the Benefits of a Project Scheduling Tool

How many times have you heard the saying: “garbage in is garbage out”? When wanting to benefit from the capabilities a project scheduling tool can bring, this clever phrase defiantely applies. Take for instance, the enhanced reporting features of Microsoft Project 2013. It now offers a powerful, graphical reporting platform (as opposed to the black and Read more about Reaping the Benefits of a Project Scheduling Tool[…]

Creating an Unusual Scheduling Calendar in Microsoft Project

In the Microsoft Answers User Forum dedicated to Microsoft Project, a fellow user asked if there is a way to create a recurring calendar that would show a resource is available for 5 days, unavailable for 5 days and keep repeating. This is an unusual scheduling calendar for sure but the answer to the question is Read more about Creating an Unusual Scheduling Calendar in Microsoft Project[…]

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[…]

Tracking Project Progress in Microsoft Project 2013

In this video you will learn how to track project progress 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 Tracking Project Progress in Microsoft Project 2013[…]