Leveraging the MS Project Organizer

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[…]

Copying An Existing ‘Auto-Approval’ Rule

WHO:              Project Manager / Status Manager                WHERE:         Project Online/Project Server PWA TO ACCESS THE ‘APPROVAL CENTER’: Access the ‘Approval Center’ by: a. Navigating to your Project Online environment. b. From the Quick Launch Menu, click the Approvals link (or ‘Approvals’ tile, if visible) to access Project Online’s ‘Approval Center’ TO COPY AN Read more about Copying An Existing ‘Auto-Approval’ Rule[…]

Project site failed

Project Server/Online – Project Site creation has failed?

Problem: When you publish or save a Project, the new Project Site creation fails, and you see the following error message “Cannot attach workspace without either PWAVisibility or PWSManaged feature enabled” in the queue with Job Type as Project Site Create/Project Site Update. Possible Cause: This error can occur if a Project Site/Subsite already exists in Read more about Project Server/Online – Project Site creation has failed?[…]

Time Management

Project Server 2013 – Timesheet Approval issues?

Problem: When a Timesheet Manager tries to accept a Timesheet from the Approvals screen, and it has the following error – “A timesheet job is failed and blocking correlation in the queue. The approval item no longer exists or has already been approved.” as shown in the below screenshot. Possible Cause: There might be several Read more about Project Server 2013 – Timesheet Approval issues?[…]

Are you missing Reporting views in Project Server 2016?

Missing traditional SQL Reporting views in Project Server 2016 Project Web App Database? Below are the possible reasons for those missing views and recommendations to resolve them. Reason 1 Did you host multiple PWA site collections in a single Content DB? If yes then Project Server 2016 drops these views if there are multiple PWA site Read more about Are you missing Reporting views in Project Server 2016?[…]

Create a Connection to Project Web App from Project Professional

In this video I explain how to create a connection from Microsoft Project Professional to a Project Server / Project Online environment.  Although this video uses Project Professional 2013, if your using Project Professional 2010 / Project Server 2010 the instructions are exactly the same.  However; you cannot connect to a Project Server 2010 environment from Project Read more about Create a Connection to Project Web App from Project Professional[…]

Force Check-In Projects in PWA

In this video you will learn How to Force Check-In Projects in PWA. Interested in how EPMA can help you with your projects? 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 Project Management Methodology. Read more about Force Check-In Projects in PWA[…]

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[…]