Understanding Azure and Innovating with Urgency

We want to thank everyone who attended our Azure webinar yesterday with Microsoft. It was a great success. MS Project Now and the Azure BDM for Partnerships covered the many benefit of Windows Azure and using Cloud technology ...

Project Server 2013: Links to issues, risks and documents

The Project Server 2013 interface can be a bit confusing when trying to figure out how to properly use issues, risks and documents.  There are so many choices now.  Brian Smith (Microsoft) takes a deeper dive into t ...

Azure Statistics- Why you should be looking at Azure

  Windows Azure is Microsoft’s public cloud platform that operates in 8 global regions. It is an amazing product and here are some statistics that we think you will be impressed with: 1,000 new Azure customers per day ...

Using Generic Resources for Resource Analysis in Project Server

An explanation of how Generic Resources factor in to Resource Analysis in Project Server:When Generic Resources are used in a Resource Plan or Project Plan and that plan IS INCLUDED in the analysis, Project Server will count ...

Azure - Save Infrastructure Costs Running your MS Project in the Cloud

  Please join us on Wednesday May 28th at 12 PM EDT for a free Azure webinar from the experts at MS Project Now and Microsoft Windows Azure is adding about 1,000 customers a day, and Microsoft is doubling the compute ...

The Status Date Functionality in MS Project

The status date is a powerful field in MS Project.  Understanding exactly what it does will aid in the progression of project work.   I found this article from Microsoft about the Status date field and while th ...

Project Online- Project Portfolio Management in the Cloud

What could be better? Project Online is a flexible online solution for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work delivered through Office 365. Let MS Project Now help your company realize the many benefits of Proje ...

Plan for backup and recovery in SharePoint 2013

“Typically, you want to have a backup and recovery plan available before you deploy your SharePoint 2013 environment…” Do you have a plan/strategy in place proactively?  Whether you use Project Server 2013 or SharePoint ...

XBox One Giveaway Winner

We are excited to announce the winner of our Xbox One Contest for April. The lucky winner is Kathleen Waldron from Rhode Island. We had an amazing turnout for our webinars for the month of April and it was great to be able to ...

Business intelligence for SharePoint 2013 IT Pros

This great article takes you through a business intelligence lifecycle.  It covers the following products for each area of the lifecyle (Explore, Plan, Develop, Configure, Manage, and Use): Explore Learn about tools a ...

Project Server 2013: Timesheet Status Mismatch

Recently we found a bug where Timesheet Status is getting updated incorrectly in reporting database. Below are the steps to reproduce the issue. Log on to PWA. Start the delegate session for any of the user. Create a Timesh ...

Statistics on Why You Should Choose Azure for your Cloud Solution

With Window Azure you get the best of Microsoft technologies, the cost and resource efficiencies, and also the engineering IP and experience of running production datacenters at a global scale. Azure offers platform services ...

Adding new Resource on the Partial Finished Task in MS PROJECT 2013

Great post from Nenad Trajkovski.   To read the full article click here

 

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SP1 for SharePoint 2013 has been rereleased

The updated version of Service Pack 1 has been re-released… read the full article here.

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How Resource Plans affect Resource Availability in Project Server

A few weeks back I posted on how to create a Resource Plan in Project Server. I want to elaborate on that just a bit and talk about how a Resource Plan impacts Resource Availability.Now, keep in mind that a Resource Plan in P ...

New Opportunity at MS Project Now - Business Development

We have a great new work opportunity here at MS Project Now, if this is you please contact us at careers@msprojectnow.com. About the Job About us. MS Project Now is a project management and Microsoft Technology solution pro ...

Windows Azure Statistics – and why you should be looking at Azure

We found some really interesting statistics on The Cloud and why you should be interested in Windows Azure: 85% of New IT companies will start their business on public cloud in 2013 45% of IT Budget is devoted to Cloud ...

New Opportunity - MS Project Now is looking for a SharePoint Consultant

MS Project Now is growing and we have a great opportunity for a SharePoint Consultant. If you have full shipment and deployment experience, basically you have done everything with SharePoint, we would like to talk to you. Ple ...

Changing Project Web App to display in your language or date format

I have a client that has multiple regions and countries that utilize Project Server.   I was asked how each country could view their timesheet dates in their own date formats.   Here is what I found:   ...

IIS–The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070020)

This error was encountered upon attempting to refresh a DNN development website.  In this particular case I following the steps below to resolve:Open a command promptexecute the following command: netstat –anoLocate the ...

Best Practices for Managing Project Schedules within a PMO

We are always trying to share great information with our clients. This recent MPUG article had some great practical advice on Best Practices for Managing Project Schedules. Here are some of the top tips. You can see the full ...

Are you prepared? Microsoft drops Windows XP support

I know it has been a long time coming but I hope that you have prepared your environment for this.  This article from CNN explains the ramifications of not being prepared but also provides guidance on what you should do. ...

Take A Look Inside A Microsoft Azure Datacenter

Microsoft Azure is picking up steam!  “Microsoft leverages decades expertise to make the facilities that house Azure some of the most efficient datacenters in the industry.”  Read the full article here. Great to kno ...

What Is Azure?

If you don’t know what Microsoft Azure is, it is time to get in the KNOW!  Welcome to your new Microsoft hosted datacenter.   Sit back, relax, and let Microsoft work for you.   Read more…. Let MS Proj ...