Category: Project Server
This article was originally published on our CIO Magazine blog, the Effective Enterprise. After seeing recent industry presentations on bots, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), I see the application of these technologies changing the practice of project management. The question is, is this future desirable or will we have a choice? The project manager role […]
In part 1, we outlined the problems that many customers encounter managing operational work in Project. We need to capture this information for higher fidelity resource capacity. However, previous methods required more work on the part of Resource Managers than desired. In this article, you’ll see how to set up an operational project plan template […]
Many organizations struggle to manage resource capacity. If they are following the OPRA Resource Capacity model, the need to track recurring operations work immediately becomes necessary. This article is based on real world experiences while managing large Project Implementations. Current tracking methods will be examined and some suggested approaches will be presented. The old way […]
What we typically do today. This post is about what can be gained from making one simple change in your Resource Custom Field configuration. Many companies have an FTE Yes/No type resource custom field to distinquish between employees and contractors. This has been the approach for many years, as I see this many times in […]
The Tumble Road Project News App has been updated to coincide with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. This app allows you to easily keep up with all Project related updates. Click here to get it from the Windows App Store.
When companies begin making their data more accessible via Self-Serve Power BI, they soon reach a critical break point in those efforts. The Project dashboards tell them something that isn’t pleasant or doesn’t match the narrative been publicized. The Reality in Your Project Dashboards Performance indicators go red. The data shows the stellar progress that […]
The need to extract Microsoft Project Task level data in an efficient manner is growing as many Project Server and Project Online clients are creating Power BI models over this data. Unfortunately, many did not account for this BI need when creating their project template structures. This leads to Project template designs that make it […]
This Office 365 work management presentation on tool alternatives was given at SharePoint Saturday in Denver. Topics covered include Office 365 Groups, Project Pro and SharePoint Task List integration as well as Project Online. If you require help with your Work Management needs, we have consultants available to assist. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Properly close out your project’s tasks in Microsoft Project, ensuring team members don’t see related tasks in their Project Online timesheets.