How to minimize risk in EPM decision making

We work with many clients who are evaluating different EPM’s. So we have been through the following process many times. We feel like this evaluation process is a chance for us to shine. Here are some excellent tips from CIO M ...

Top 15 ways to Screw up an IT Project

We really try to keep all our projects on schedule and in budget, but even with the best people on the job, you can have delays. This is a helpful list of 15 things you need to avoid, so you don’t screw up your next IT projec ...

Features and Functions comparison between Project Online and Project Server

We work with many clients using Project Online and Project Server and often people want to know the differences. Project Online and Project Server 2013 on-premises are based on the same set of features and functionality, but ...

4 Tips for more productive Project Status Meeting

If you are like us, we have lots of meetings every day, so we try to get the most out of them. This is a great list of 4 items on how to make every product status meeting even more productive. Let the team decide how often ...

Link to Open a Project in Project Professional From Project Web App in Project Server or Project Online Doesn’t Work

Scenario:You navigate to Project Center and click on the icon to open the project in MS Project Professional and nothing happens. Possible Resolution:Although there may be other causes such as the client and server not being ...

Creating a Project Site Template in Project Server or Project Online

If you want to customize your Project Site and have those customizations show up for all NEW projects, follow the steps below: Navigate to any Project Site (I recommend creating a ‘test’ project for this pu ...

Navigate Back to Project Center From a Project Site in Project Server 2013 or Project Online

Working on a Project Site in Project Server 2013 or Project Online can be extremely frustrating when it’s time to navigate back to the project center or the PWA home page. From other pages, if you click on the logo in t ...

Deleting a Risk or Issue Default Field in Project Online or Project Server

Let me start by saying NEVER delete or edit an out of the box field on a project site for risks or issues in Project Server or Project Online. Doing so will create issues with syncing and you could see some of the following s ...

Three top reasons for a disconnect between CEO’s and Project Managers

In a recent Forbes article, PMI CEO Mark Langley talked about why employees don’t always do what their CEOs tell them to do on major projects. Mr. Langley said there are three major factors that cause company leadership and o ...

Leading Sustainability with Project Management

We are all trying to do our parts to increase sustainable practices in our personal and professional lives. We thought this was a good list of items to keep in mind when trying to pursue and improved sustainability in project ...

The Key Features of Project Online

We have a lot of interest from customer in using Project Online. This is a great graph that highlights the key features of Project Online and why you would want to use it:   For all your questions on Project Online and ...

SQL Server 2012–Database is in suspect mode

Hello!Recently I did the unthinkable.  I became impatient while some Windows updates were being applied to a SQL Server.  I thought they actually were stuck because it was stuck on one update for several minutes.&nb ...

What’s portfolio analysis? How do I get started with it?

We get a lot of questions about portfolio analysis and we offer some great webinars on this topic. In this blog we thought it would be helpful to give you a general overview of Portfolio Analysis and how you can get started u ...

Project Online–Change Permissions Mode

Note: To change a PO instance permissions mode you must have admin access to the office 365 portal.  Login to the Office 365 portal.From the navigation along the left under the ADMIN section select SharePointCheck the bo ...

What Exactly is Project Online and Why do I need it?

Project Online is web-based and great for: Managing multiple projects Tracking work on Timesheets Balancing broad resource needs If you’re looking for a hosted version of Project Server, you just found it! Project Pro ...

Project Management Skills- What’s in Demand Now?

Finding a project manager with the right skills can be a difficult task. Some project management (PM) skills are harder to find than others. So what are the most difficult PM skills to recruit for now, a few recruiters weight ...

7 Ways Project Managers Can Avoid Common Project Issues

This is a great list of the most common and frustrating issues that Project Management deal with and ideas on how to minimize those problems: Team members not knowing or understanding what their responsibilities ...

8 Strategies for Gathering Requirements from Execs

Project requirements are usually collected through an elicitation process, which requires employing various techniques and methods, such as discovery, analysis, understanding and validation. Here are eight strategies you shou ...

Microsoft Project Server 2010 and 2013 February 2015 PU Announcement

  We are pleased to see the release of the February 2015 Public Update (PU) for Project, Project Server and SharePoint for 2013, and Project and Project Server and SharePoint 2010.  This is the first time all the ...

Exciting updates for Project in the Office 365 Roadmap

Microsoft announced these exciting updates for Project are in development and on the Office 365 roadmap: Apps for Project Pro for Office 365 write support Apps for Project Pro for Office 365 will be able to write-back and up ...

“Other Projects and Commitments” in Resource Usage View – Project Server or Project Online

A client recently asked me why the totals in the “Other Project and Commitments” line on the Resource Usage view were correct. He had added up the hours from all the listed projects but omitted two line items called “My Times ...

Service Unavailable when attempting to access SharePoint Central Administration in SharePoint 2013

Hello.I worked with a customer recently that reset the password to an account used for the farm admin account among other things in a development SharePoint environment.  Although there are a plethora of PowerShell comma ...

Why do I need Project Online?

Project online lets your company make data driven decisions. We all need the help with what projects to move forward with and how to manage and utilize our current resources? Project Online can help. Project Online makes data ...

New Principal Consultant Laura Crawford added to our Atlanta, GA Office

MS Project Now is very pleased announce the addition of our newest Principal Consultant Laura Crawford. Laura will be based out of our Atlanta, GA office. Laura is extremely qualified, she has a wealth of knowledge and experi ...

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