How to update the Status Manager of an Enterprise Project when using Project Server 2013/Project Online/PPM

To change the Status Manager in your Enterprise Project Schedule you must first change the Project Owner in Project Web Access (PWA). In order to change the Owner of an enterprise project, the Project Owner or someone with edit access to the project schedule will need to log into Project Web Access (PWA) and update the Owner Read more about How to update the Status Manager of an Enterprise Project when using Project Server 2013/Project Online/PPM[…]

How to Force Check-in your Schedules in PWAProject Server/Project Online/PPM

Are you having a difficult time trying to Check-in your schedule in PWA? The following steps will make it easy the next time you want to Force Check-in your schedules in PWA. Please make sure your work is properly saved before you go ahead with this exercise. From the  Home Page of PWA click on Read more about How to Force Check-in your Schedules in PWAProject Server/Project Online/PPM[…]

Active Directory Synchronization Not Saving in PWA 2013

Today, while configuring Active Directory Resource Pool Synchronization for a client of ours, I ran into what seems to be a pretty serious issue. I was unable to save the AD group from the Settings page. When I went to click “Save” nothing happened, not even an error. I’ve configured this before for other clients Read more about Active Directory Synchronization Not Saving in PWA 2013[…]

How Can I Trust You to Manage a One Million Dollar Project if You Cannot Manage a One-Hour Meeting?

Effectively managing a project requires — among other things — the ability to be organized and make the most effective use of people’s time. It also requires the respect of your project team… which you can quickly lose if you cannot run an effective project team meeting. If you have access to Project and Portfolio Read more about How Can I Trust You to Manage a One Million Dollar Project if You Cannot Manage a One-Hour Meeting?[…]

Enable Promoted Links for Graphical Navigation in the Project Server/Project Online/PPM

The Promoted Links app in SharePoint 2013 is a great way to graphically display a list of animated navigation tiles, similar to the tiles that appear on the PWA home page: You can use the Promoted Links app to add your own animated graphical navigation tiles to the PWA home page, Project Sites, or even Read more about Enable Promoted Links for Graphical Navigation in the Project Server/Project Online/PPM[…]

Microsoft Project Conference 2014 Sessions Now Available On Demand

Recorded sessions and PowerPoint presentations from the Microsoft Project Conference 2014, held February 2 – 5, 2014 in Anaheim, California, are now available on Microsoft’s Channel 9 web site. Video recordings can be streamed on demand or downloaded for offline viewing, and the accompanying PowerPoint presentations can be viewed in your web browser or downloaded Read more about Microsoft Project Conference 2014 Sessions Now Available On Demand[…]

Service Pack 1 Now Available for Microsoft Office 2013, Project 2013, and SharePoint 2013

Microsoft announced today on the Office Updates blog that Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available for Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Project 2013, and Microsoft SharePoint 2013: http://blogs.technet.com/b/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2014/02/25/announcing-the-release-of-service-pack-1-for-office-2013-and-sharepoint-2013.aspx They provide instructions and links to obtain SP1 from the Microsoft Download Center, as well as more detailed information describing the types of updates included for each Read more about Service Pack 1 Now Available for Microsoft Office 2013, Project 2013, and SharePoint 2013[…]

Link Microsoft Project Site Artifacts to One Another by Enabling Related Items in Project Server/PPM

In Microsoft Project Server, we have had the ability to link project-related artifacts such as documents, issues, and risks to project tasks and to one another for quite some time. What if we want to add more types of artifacts to our Project Sites, such as team contacts, change requests, action items, and link them Read more about Link Microsoft Project Site Artifacts to One Another by Enabling Related Items in Project Server/PPM[…]