15 09, 2022

Using Hammock Tasks in Microsoft Project

By |2022-09-15T15:17:45-04:00September 15th, 2022|Microsoft Project Tips, Project Online, Project Server|

I’m often asked how a project manager can schedule a task to be used to forecast his or her time spent managing a project, with the catch being that the task automatically expands or contracts as the project’s finish date fluctuates. Since there’s no feature or setting native to MS Project to accommodate this need, [...]

9 09, 2022

Updating Assignment Progress through PWA Timesheets

By |2022-09-09T17:10:07-04:00September 9th, 2022|Project Online, Project Server, Task Progress, Timesheets|

Updating Assignment Progress through PWA Timesheets Project Online provides a variety of methods for updating tasks. These include allowing PMs to update the task progress manually in the project schedule, utilizing the Tasks page to capture task updates, and finally using timesheets to capture both project and non-project work. While some organizations use timesheets to [...]

1 09, 2022

Customizing Lists on Project Sites

By |2022-09-12T15:11:23-04:00September 1st, 2022|Project Online, Project Site, SharePoint List|

Customizing Lists on Project Sites Project Sites are a great way to collaborate on projects and each of these sites can be configured to have the same values available when a new project is created. You may want to add new, custom columns in addition to the out of the box columns that are currently [...]

28 10, 2019

An Introduction to the New Microsoft Project Service

By |2019-10-26T13:36:16-04:00October 28th, 2019|Microsoft Project Professional, Microsoft Project Server, Microsoft Project Tips, PM Solutions, PM Tools, Project Management, Project Managers, Project Online|

Overview The new Project Service, officially called Project for the web, is an offering delivered via the Microsoft Office 365 platform. It is designed for anyone and everyone, whether in a small business or a large corporation, who serve as 'occasional' or 'accidental' project managers. In almost every organization, there are employees who are [...]

28 02, 2018

Migrating Bad Behaviors: Why a Migration is the Perfect Time for Change Within the PMO

By |2018-06-06T11:18:53-04:00February 28th, 2018|Cloud Based PMO Solutions, PMO Best Practices, Project Online|

After making the business case to move your Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) to the cloud, it is tempting to rush into the migration process. Online PPM tools, like Microsoft Project Online, offer impressive benefits - from cost savings and unlimited scalability to enhanced collaboration and improved user adoption. With such enticing advantages available, many [...]

2 02, 2018

How to Drive Digital Change Through the PMO

By |2018-06-06T11:18:53-04:00February 2nd, 2018|Digital Change, PPM, Project Online|

Digital transformation has been a major theme for CIOs and CTOs over the past few years. The trend has helped them secure attention at the highest levels, facilitating some significant – and much needed – changes enterprise-wide. In many organizations, though, the digital revolution has felt more like a war. Many enterprises are resistant to [...]

30 11, 2017

Tips for Executing a Successful Project Online Migration

By |2018-06-06T11:18:56-04:00November 30th, 2017|PM Solutions, PMO, Project Online, Project Online Migration|

Project Online is Microsoft’s cloud-based project and portfolio management (PPM) tool. It is a comprehensive solution that allows organizations to govern projects while staying aligned with business goals. Migrating to Project Online successfully requires meticulous planning and preparation, including the careful consideration of both technical and business objectives. Why Migrate to Project Online? If you [...]

22 11, 2017

Business Intelligence: Transforming Data into Opportunities

By |2018-06-06T11:18:57-04:00November 22nd, 2017|Business Intelligence, PMO, Power BI, Project Online|

While every enterprise aspires to be data-driven, data requires some attention before it becomes meaningful. It derives its purpose during the transformation process – where it is converted from mere facts into contextual understanding. Organizations can use this newly-acquired insight and knowledge to not only fuel decision-making, but to propel the creation of opportunities. All [...]

3 10, 2017

10 Reasons It’s Time to Move Your PPM to the Cloud

By |2018-06-06T11:18:58-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Business Intelligence, Cloud Based PMO Solutions, Project Online|

The “cloud” is a buzzword that simply won’t go away – and for a good reason. Enterprises have finally realized its true value, both in terms of software and services. If your company isn’t taking advantage of everything the cloud has to offer - especially in the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) arena - then there’s [...]

15 09, 2017

Why Collaboration is Crucial to a Successful PMO

By |2018-06-06T11:18:59-04:00September 15th, 2017|PMO, Project Online, Project Portfolio Governance|

Many Project Management Offices (PMOs) fail due to lack of collaboration. When team members and managers overlook communication amongst themselves, as well as with influencers and decision-makers, projects tend to stall and fall apart. To understand why collaboration is crucial to PMO success, all stakeholders must first acknowledge their place in the execution process. Then, [...]

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