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10 11, 2017

MS Planner Linked to Project Professional

By | 2018-06-06T11:18:57+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Microsoft Project Tips, Project Professional, Tom's Tech Talk|

Microsoft recently pushed out a selection of updates to Microsoft Project for O365.  Unfortunately, if you are currently utilizing the perpetual license, you will not see this update at this time. One of these updates is the ability to link Microsoft Planner to the tasks within your project schedule. If your organization utilizes Microsoft Planner [...]

26 10, 2017

New Agile Features in Project Professional

By | 2018-06-06T11:18:58+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Microsoft Project Tips, Tom's Tech Talk|

First off, I just want to thank Brian Smith and the team at Microsoft who have listened to feedback and incorporated Agile into Microsoft Project. We have been waiting for a while for these new features, so I have been working hard to figure out how everything works since their release. In this blog, I [...]

11 10, 2017

How to Create a Fiercely Awesome (and Helpful) Timeline in Microsoft Project

By | 2018-06-06T11:18:58+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Microsoft Project Tips, Tom's Tech Talk|

Since the timeline feature was introduced with Project Professional 2010, Microsoft Project has made great strides in improving it – especially over the last three versions. In today’s post, I will outline the highlights and some of the more advanced features that people have been asking me about for years. I will discuss how to: [...]

28 02, 2017

How to Fix a Project Site Notebook Name

By | 2018-06-06T11:19:03+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Microsoft Project Tips, PMO, Project Managers, Tom's Tech Talk|

When you have a project within Microsoft Project Online, one of the key benefits is that you also get a project site. Project sites are useful tools for teams to collaborate, track documents, and enforce standardized policies and procedures - amongst other things. As an administrator, you may have noticed when you create a project [...]

13 01, 2017

Microsoft Project’s “Unsupported server” Error

By | 2018-06-06T11:19:04+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Microsoft Project Server, Microsoft Project Tips, Project Online, Tom's Tech Talk|

We have been using Microsoft Project 2016 for a while now at Projility. As consultants, we connect to various Microsoft Project Online and Project Server environments. We noticed recently, however, an error that we have never encountered before with a previous version of Microsoft Project. When trying to connect to a Project Online environment, we [...]

6 01, 2017

How to be more efficient within Microsoft Project 2016

By | 2018-06-06T11:19:05+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Microsoft Project Tips, PM Tools, Project Reporting, Tom's Tech Talk|

There are many things we could talk about when it comes to using Microsoft Project more efficiently. For anyone that has attended a Projility Project Manager training class, the first thing that you learned was how to adjust the Quick Access Toolbar. This toolbar can make your life easier and more productive – with just [...]

14 11, 2016

Tracking Methods within Microsoft PPM – Project Online and Project Server

By | 2018-06-06T11:19:06+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Microsoft Project Server, PM Tools, PPM, Tom's Tech Talk|

There are three distinct tracking methods within Microsoft Project Online and Project Server. Understanding these practices – and how they relate to the way you plan your tasks – will help you choose the tracking level that adequately meets the needs of your project. Figuring Out the Level of ‘Task Progress’ Detail that is Appropriate [...]

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