Change highlighting is beautiful, but there are times when you do not want to display it, for instance when you want to print the view. Now, of course, you can just hit CTRL-S to save the schedule, and of course that removes any change highlighting and of course clears the stack so that . . . → Read More: The Ribbon–where has Show Change Highlighting gone?
As usual, most of my posts are inspired by customer requests (I don’t sit at home thinking up scenarios to blog about regardless of what my wife thinks!), and this one turned out to be surprisingly easy to resolve, even though I initially went about it the wrong way.
The request was fairly simple, . . . → Read More: Getting at Task Notes in Excel or other reports from Project Server
When I review the statistics on my blog, one of the most popular ones is Exporting tasks into Outlook – http://www.applepark.co.uk/exporting-tasks-from-project-into-your-outlook-calendar/. I’m not sure how many people have implemented the solution outlined, but I suspect those that have implemented it have done so on a personal basis. When it comes to enterprise solutions, (i.e. those . . . → Read More: Outlook Synchronisation
When you first open Project 2013, you are presented with a series of templates… this is a new (and on the whole pleasant experience) which should make using Project easier, especially the Get Started template which walks you through some of the nice new features in Project 2013.
Where is the list of . . . → Read More: Project 2013 – Template mysteries unravelled.
These days we are presented with different options and price points for utilising on premise or on line services, and as a consultant, I’ve been using different versions of hosted Exchange for the last eight years (my mantra is stick to what you know!); two years ago I migrated to Office 365. With . . . → Read More: Using O365 email for notifications within Project Server 2013 on premise
In case you missed the announcements, TechED Europe is happing in Madrid from the 25-28th June. Though I’m not speaking this year, I will be on Microsoft’s Project stand, and will also be signing my book at the O’Reilly stand. I’ve a tonne of discount codes available for my book, so please stop by . . . → Read More: TechEd Europe
Promising to keep the blogs going, but with a bias towards Project and Project Server 2013 (check out the book here…), I thought I’d blog this little issue.
Project Server 2013 (hereon in known as PS2013) introduces the timeline to the web, which is a great feature – so thank you Microsoft for that.
. . . → Read More: Resetting the colour on the Project Server 2013 Timeline
If you didn’t already know, Microsoft provide an out of the box solution to integrate Project Server and Team Foundation Server called “Team Foundation Server Extensions for Project Server”. I’ve dealt with several organisations who have the requirement to track their agile development (managed in TFS) in Project Server (via PWA), and we . . . → Read More: Instant Team Foundation Server 2012 and Project Server 2010 Integration How-to
[UPDATE] – the link to view the recording of the presentation is here
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Save the date – 6th March 2013
Microsoft have kindly asked me to give a presentation on Project 2013 Reporting – I did one for the MPUG before Christmas, so I’m excited about running this again, only . . . → Read More: Do you want to find out more about Reporting in Project 2013?
Cost resources are a very useful feature of Project (and also therefore of Project Server), but there is at least one rule you need to follow.
Rather than telling you how to use cost resources, I’ll point you at the an article from Microsoft which explains their use (and because links sometimes get . . . → Read More: Using Cost Resources–best practise