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[…]

Manually Scheduled vs Auto Scheduled – Part One

Microsoft Project gives you the choice between Manually Scheduling your projects or using Microsoft’s Auto Scheduling engine. The question is, which method do you prefer? The major difference between Manually Scheduled and Auto Scheduled Tasks is that the Manually Scheduled feature enables user controlled scheduling and gives the user responsibility to track schedules on any Read more about Manually Scheduled vs Auto Scheduled – Part One[…]

How Can I Speed up my Project Costs Reports?

If you’re a Microsoft Project Server report developer, you’ve no doubt come across the issue of long running reports that look to output time-phased cost data. Things are just fine until you go and add the costs to the query; then your 3 second query turns into a minute and a half. Sure the OLAP Read more about How Can I Speed up my Project Costs Reports?[…]

Critical Path Considerations

As experienced Project Managers, we know that a critical path on a project schedule is the longest necessary path of a series of interdependent activities or tasks required for the project to be completed on time or as we refer to it, on schedule. Any task falling along this path has zero float or slack, Read more about Critical Path Considerations[…]

Deleting Users in Microsoft Project Server/Project Online/PPM

It is highly recommended that you do not delete Resource/Users when using a PPM tool such as Microsoft Project because you could potentially lose all the history related to the resource/user. For example – You create a user named John Smith who can also be assigned to projects as a resource. You have assigned John Read more about Deleting Users in Microsoft Project Server/Project Online/PPM[…]

Using the leveling tool in Microsoft Project

Have you ever considered using the leveling tool in Microsoft Project? It can be a little confusing at times however, if you know what you’re doing it can be extremely useful! Check out this short video on how to level resources correctly: Thanks for watching! Please feel free to leave comments below or check out our Read more about Using the leveling tool in Microsoft Project[…]

Reasons to Upgrade to Microsoft PPM 2013 That you May Not have Known

If your using a Project Server 2010 solution and are restricting the ability to ‘Set a Baseline’ to a particular ‘Group’ of people, you may have noticed that Project Mangers that don’t have permissions to ‘Save a Protected Basline’  you will find that they are able to update attributes found in the ‘Baseline’ table (or they can insert these baseline values Read more about Reasons to Upgrade to Microsoft PPM 2013 That you May Not have Known[…]

Creating Project Templates in Microsoft Project 2013 Tutorial

Some people learn by reading and others by seeing, so here is a video tutuorial of my last blog on how to create project templates in Microsoft Project 2013: Thanks for watching! Please feel free to leave comments below or check out our other blogs on Microsoft Project, Project Server, SharePoint and Project Management Methodology. Read more about Creating Project Templates in Microsoft Project 2013 Tutorial[…]