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Project Server 2013 – New Project failed to publish?

Do you see the following error message in Project Server 2013 when you try to create a new project? Error: Your new <Project Name> has been created successfully, but failed to publish and will not be listed in the Project Center. For more information on the failure, visit the My Queue Jobs page or contact your Read more about Project Server 2013 – New Project failed to publish?[…]

How to Put Baseline Information on a MS Project Timeline

People love pictures!  For most, it’s easier to retain information seen in a picture or a graphic. When presenting project schedule information, project timelines are the preferred choice, instead of viewing complex Gantt charts.   One of the most common requests from project sponsors is to show the baseline information on a Timeline, so they Read more about How to Put Baseline Information on a MS Project Timeline[…]

Microsoft Project 2013 Quick Reference Card Pack Download

Due to the popularity of our 2010 quick reference cards (we had over 8000 downloads) we have created a set of quick reference cards for Microsoft Project 2013! The Quick Reference Cards explain the common elements of the Microsoft Project 2013 interface including: an itemized listing of the Project 2013 ribbon commands, an extensive list Read more about Microsoft Project 2013 Quick Reference Card Pack Download[…]

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[…]

Job State ‘Skipped For Optimization’ in Microsoft Project Server Queue

Periodically EPMA’s Support Team gets this question from a Project Server Administrator reviewing the server’s Manage Queue Jobs: What is causing the server to show a Job State of Skipped For Optimization and 20% complete?       First, ‘Skipped for Optimization’ is not an error. It is a status indicating that the system has already Read more about Job State ‘Skipped For Optimization’ in Microsoft Project Server Queue[…]

6 things you need to know about Microsoft Planner, the new work management offering from Microsoft

Microsoft announced this week that Microsoft Planner is now generally available, and all users with eligible Office 365 subscriptions will automatically see the Planner tile appear in the Office 365 app launcher when it is available for them to use. Read more While there is lot of information beginning start circulating on the Internet, we Read more about 6 things you need to know about Microsoft Planner, the new work management offering from Microsoft[…]

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[…]

High-level Overview of Mechanics of PPM Implementation

In my previous blogs on PPM implementaion (links below), I spoke about the underlying need and the various challenges in PPM Implementation. In this blog I am going to discuss about the various driving mechanics of PPM implementation. One of the most important aspect that organizations need to understand is that the implementation of PPM across the Read more about High-level Overview of Mechanics of PPM Implementation[…]