Going Both Ways

When we talk about “the cloud” or “cloud computing” our industry is expressing a metaphor used to describe the miasmas of activity that swirls about the Internet every day.  Be it children playing online games, the whirlwind of work related email, or even updating a task on your project schedule. The term was coined in Read more about Going Both Ways[…]

Resource Planning Tip for Project Pro 2013

Adding Resources to a Project Schedule in Project Pro 2013 Open Project Pro 2013 and navigate to the Resource Tab. Select Add Resource and Build Team From Enterprise. In the Build Team Dialog box chose team members on the left and use the Add button to add the resources to your project. Resources can be marked Proposed or Read more about Resource Planning Tip for Project Pro 2013[…]

Status Reports: Form of Communication 2

Last month, I mentioned that communication is one of the biggest factors that can make or break your project and  your career.  Did you ponder on this? To many, status reports are tedious and annoying, but to a true project manager, status reports are a great contribution to the success of a project.  Status reports serve as your record of Read more about Status Reports: Form of Communication 2[…]

Inactive Tasks in Microsoft Project 2010 vs. Project 2013

I was sitting in one of Tom Henry’s training classes earlier this week when a new feature of Microsoft Project 2013 was noticed. When making a task inactive in Project 2010 the task was automatically shot back to the project start date. You would then have to add an additional predecessor to the next task Read more about Inactive Tasks in Microsoft Project 2010 vs. Project 2013[…]

Status Reports: Form of Communication 1

When managing a project, one of the most important things to do is establish communication.  Communication is one of the biggest factors that can make or break your project and your project management career.  While a project can have many risks and issues affecting it, a project still has the potential of closing successfully.  However, if Read more about Status Reports: Form of Communication 1[…]

Capturing Project Data Snapshot with Nintex Workflow

One of the common requirements of many organizations is take a snapshot of the project data during the lifecycle of a project, at a certain approval point. This data can then be used for many purposes as to develop reports like Current Vs. Actual, Trend Analysis, Lessons learned analysis and so on. I decided in Read more about Capturing Project Data Snapshot with Nintex Workflow[…]