With the use of Project Online, a common question is how Project Managers can control when project resources submit task updates or charge time, via timesheets, to their projects. For example, if a task, with dependencies is scheduled to start 4 months in the future, and the project resource has access to the task in Read more about Preventing Task Updates from Project Resources in Project Online[…]
INTRODUCTION A project’s success rests significantly on its team, making resources one of the most important investments in the project. Yet in most cases, Resource Management is practically non-existent. How do you ensure that the right resources, are working on the right thing, at the right time? There are 2 things that must come into Read more about Resource Management or lack of, can make or break your company’s project portfolio.[…]
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[…]
The ‘Organizer’ within Microsoft Project (Standard and Professional) allows one to quickly copy various Microsoft Project objects (fields, groups, filters, calendars, tables, modules, reports, and views) from one Microsoft Project file or Enterprise Project schedule to another. Learn how leveraging the MS Project Organizer will help with your templates and elements. In a Microsoft Project Read more about Leveraging the MS Project Organizer[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Do you struggle with getting your team to attend your weekly meetings or obtain a status on their action items? Sometimes leveraging a tool such as MS Outlook can assist a Project Manager to gain compliance within their team, and ultimately increase their monitor and control efficiency.
The ‘Organizer’ within Microsoft Project (Standard and Professional) allows one to quickly copy various Microsoft Project objects (fields, groups, filters, calendars, tables, modules, reports, and views) from one MS Project file or Enterprise Project schedule to another