#Agile in #MSProject #Scrum #Kanban

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Microsoft Project has long been considered as a tool that can only be used with structured , rigid tasks.  Typically this type of project is known as a Waterfall project (despite various blogs showing you how you can use Project to manage an “agile plan”, for example the MPUG publish one here).

 

I’m . . . → Read More: #Agile in #MSProject #Scrum #Kanban

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Link to Planner from MS Project #MSProject #ProjectOnline #MSPlanner

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There has been some speculation that Microsoft might provide a link between MS Project and Microsoft Planner for quite some time, and now it seems that they’ve done it.

From the Task tab, you should be able to see the Link to Planner button (highlighted below).

You can only link a single task . . . → Read More: Link to Planner from MS Project #MSProject #ProjectOnline #MSPlanner

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Portfolios, Programs and #Projects: What’s the Difference? #PluralSight course released.

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I’m happy to announce that my latest course “Portfolios, Programs and Projects: What’s the Difference?” has just been published at PluralSight

It’s a really short course of 35 minutes in length, but gives some great examples of different project management terms, not just the 3Ps (portfolio, program, . . . → Read More: Portfolios, Programs and #Projects: What’s the Difference? #PluralSight course released.

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#PowerBI World Tour

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I’m really pleased to announce that I’m presenting at the Power BI World Tour at the London event on 23-24th August 2017.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about Power BI and to mix with your peers and industry experts.  For those of you who can’t get . . . → Read More: #PowerBI World Tour

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Multiple Date Formats #Project

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If like me, you’re based in the UK and you deal with organisations based in Scandinavia  (and others of course) you cannot fail to notice that our Scandinavian colleagues tend to specify dates using the day (Monday = day 1, Tuesday = day 2 etc) of the week and week numbers . . . → Read More: Multiple Date Formats #Project

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MVP Again

Happy to note I’ve been re-awarded as an MVP for Microsoft Project again, for the 9th year running 🙂

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RAG Status and PowerBI Reporting – #PowerBI #ProjectOnline #O365

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I’ve been a massive massive fan of PowerBI for some time now, and an even bigger fan of Power Query; so much so that here’s a shameless plug for a Power Query course I wrote year ago here.  Moving forward it’s fair to say that every Project Online/Server implementation I now do has some . . . → Read More: RAG Status and PowerBI Reporting – #PowerBI #ProjectOnline #O365

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When is a day not a day? #Project #MSProject

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I’ve been meaning to write about Durations for a while, and was inspired to get a move on when I read fellow MVP and cousin Dales Howard’s blog on trusting the schedule.

During every training session and Project Online consultancy engagement I always talk about hours, minutes, days and calendars, starting times and . . . → Read More: When is a day not a day? #Project #MSProject

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New Projects always start on 12th October 2009 #MSProject

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One of my customers recently commented that his projects always had a start date of 12th October 2009…

After some investigation it became apparent that it was the way he was creating the project file.  Most people will just open Project and a new file (by default Project1) is created, and when . . . → Read More: New Projects always start on 12th October 2009 #MSProject

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Speaking at the European SharePoint Conference 2017 #ESPC17

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Take Project Online from 0-60 in 1 Hour

I’m delighted to say I’ve been selected to speak once again at the European SharePoint Conference which is being held in Dublin during 14-16th November 2017. 

 

The session overview is below

Take Project Online from 0-60 in 1 Hour

Getting started with Project Online . . . → Read More: Speaking at the European SharePoint Conference 2017 #ESPC17

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