Apologies for those who’ve read my blogs before, but as I’ve created a new web site I wanted to make sure all my blogs are in one place, so I have replicated them here. All future postings will be here only. Please bookmark or set up an RSS feed for this site by clicking . . . → Read More: New website and blog
<earl grey tea>
When I talk to customers about Project Server and task management, one of the things that really catches their eye is the ability to synchronise tasks to Outlook, and this is certainly one of those marketing ideas that looks a great idea. So, let’s drill into this a bit more.
History Lesson . . . → Read More: Project Server 2010 – Exchange Integration
After presenting and helping co-ordinate MPUG (Microsoft Project User Group) meetings in Manchester and London, UK, we’ve decided to widen our potential audience to WW by presenting the next two topics over the internet as part of MPUG’s WebNLearn series.
The two sessions being delivered are as follows….
WebnLearn UK: Using Microsoft Project to provide . . . → Read More: MPUG Presentations – Monthly reports and Managing Resources
This is off-topic for my normal postings, but I just wanted to congratulate MS on the ease, over the last year or so that I’ve migrated my laptop to from Vista etc…
I’ve currently got a Dell Latitude D830, which is 2.5 years old. I originally bought it because I needed something with . . . → Read More: Windows and office upgrades – off topic
<Pinot Grigio – it’s been a long day!>
As previously blogged, I was recently invited to speak on Project 2010 at the Microsoft UK TechDays event in London. The video of this even it now available on the web, so I’ve linked it in here – http://www.microsoft.com/showcase/en/gb/details/87773848-1cd2-4104-9545-ef5fea84edd7
Sharing the session with me was David Parker. . . . → Read More: UK TechDays – videos
<cup of tea>
MS UK recently held a week long series of events here in the UK called techdays – http://www.microsoft.com/uk/techdays/. I was given the opportunity to present on Project 2010 (what else!), and I gave a cut down version of one of Eric Zenz’s presentations. I’ve uploaded the presentation here, and when the video . . . → Read More: Project 2010 introduction – UK Tech Days
<hot water and lemon>
I’ve been troubleshooting an existing PS2007 implementation recently (obviously not one that I set up!), and the customer was having problems with Qs entering the sleeping state (I know that feeling). This was only on their development environment, their live system was good to go.
The customer has tried all the . . . → Read More: Sleeping Queues
<dry and feeling much better for it – thanks for asking>
So, on 25th Jan I ran a webinar for Microsoft on Project 2010, and some of the features around User Controlled Scheduling. We had over 100 people logged on, and the feedback score was a whopping 8.25 out of 9.00 – so I was . . . → Read More: User Controlled Scheduling – watch the webinar here
This is oldish news, but I didn’t see it on any other blogs, plus it gives me a chance to direct you to my own contribution, so click here to learn lots about Project 2010…. http://www.microsoft.com/video/en/us/details/4d8af230-4c1a-4e93-8bad-7926c9ab1657 Enjoy. Ben
G&T (Gordons) with a slice and ice….
If you’re using assignments for team members, you’ll have noticed that completed assignments still appear on the My Tasks page, even when the resource has updated the task and the task is 100% complete. This causes confusion for resources, and consternation for clients in general. Completed assignments disappear . . . → Read More: Automatically setting the task Publish field to No