Performance

Performance

Performance

Performance

Performance

Performance

Performance

Performance

Top 4 New Features in Project Online

Microsoft Project Online is a renowned leader in the enterprise PPM space. One of the advantages of this Software as a Service (SaaS) offering is that customer are able to leverage new features as Microsoft introduces them, rather than being forced to perform a platform upgrade. Microsoft has released several new features recently in Project Online, and is slated to […]

KPI’s by Formula

Overwhelmed by data? Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. Microsoft Project Server and Project Online have the ability to track and report on almost any metric a user can imagine. The problem however is that digging through table after table of data can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. During project status meetings or executive briefings, it may be […]

Power of using Time Reporting in Project Online

Have you sat in meetings as a team member and waited your turn to provide your progress update and thought: “Wouldn’t it be great if the Project Manager already had this information in advance so we could discuss the impacts of resources’ progress?” Are you tired of going from team member to team member asking for a progress update, only […]

Understanding Task Types

Does this sound familiar? “This schedule is making me crazy!” “Project has a mind of its own!” “I change one thing and the whole &^%$* schedule changes!” If so, then you’re not alone. Without an understanding of Task Types, Microsoft Project does seem to have a mind of its own and will make you crazy. There are three different Task […]

7 Tips for Project Lessons Learned

Background Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) defines lessons learned as the learning gained from the process of performing the project. Formally conducted lessons learned sessions are traditionally held during project close-out, near the completion of the project. However, lessons learned may be identified and documented at any point during the project’s life cycle. The purpose […]

What You Get In an Upgrade

Microsoft Project Server 2013 and Project Online are flexible solutions for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work. Team members, project participants, and business decision makers can get started, prioritize project portfolio investments and deliver the intended business value from virtually anywhere. This is the 5th generation of the Project Server platform, and since the 2007 version, the integration with […]

How Do You Track Budgets?

If you’re a Project Manager, then you’re tasked with keeping track of all aspects of a project – Schedules, Resources and some would say, most importantly, Costs. The question is how do you keep track of the costs for the project? Some use excel spreadsheets, others may use their internal financial tracking system (like SAP), some may use a version […]

Project Online Performance Tuning

The Microsoft Project Support team recently posted an article about how to improve the performance of your Project Online site. The article identifies several areas within the solution and how their configuration settings can impact performance. It also talks about some options in tuning those configuration settings to get the best performance from your environment. Some suggestions before you read […]