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
Over the summer I spent a couple of weeks in Mallorca on holiday, and whilst there prep’d up moving SQL servers (who needs a holiday when you work for yourself!). Prepping all this was because one of my customers wanted to migrate all of their Project Server data (and associated WSS data) to a . . . → Read More: Moving SQL Servers
So here I am, sitting Pheonix, AZ at the Project Conference 2010. I’ve been working with Project 2010 for a while now, but under NDA, so I’ve not been able to blog about it, but as I type, it’s being demo’d publically for the 1st time, so the NDA has been “lifted”.
You’ll . . . → Read More: Project and Project Server 2010
<Sauvignon Blanc Semillon>
Several weeks ago a customer of mine was getting a fatal error with Project Professional 2007 when connecting to the server. This was only happening on a single machine, and the usual re-installs/repairs didn’t fix a thing. It so happened that the security settings where set to Very High (tools|macro|security), and resetting . . . → Read More: Project Professional Crashes on connection to Project Server
<home made banana milkshake> Just found out Microsoft have awarded me MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for Project – nice one! https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/communities/mvp.aspx?name=ben+howard Cheers, Ben.
<dry – watching Wimbledon>
Just a quick reminder that if you’re struggling with getting Analysis Services to build successfully one of the errors you might see is ….
Failed to build the OLAP cubes. Error: Analysis Services session failed with the following error: Failed to connect to the Analysis Services server BenHowardSQL08. Error: Cannot connect . . . → Read More: SQL Server Native Client – 64 bit – Failed to build the OLAP cubes
The following blog details the settings and email formats behind the task alerts and reminders page. I originally wrote this in word using lots of tables and it hasn’t transferred very well to the web, apologies for that!
Setting Up Task Alerts
Each resource is able to configure the frequency of email alerts and reminders . . . → Read More: Task Alerts and Reminders
Just to let you know there are two MPUG events happening in the UK. The first is in London, and the second Manchester. Details are below…
Tuesday 28th April MPUG London Presents: Networking and Best Practice Presentation
Members and non members are welcome at this event!!
3:00PM: Welcome and Networking
3:30PM: “Best Practices”
5:30PM: Close . . . → Read More: MPUG events
<Wolf Blass & Baileys!> Every now and then something nice happens in EPM, something that makes life simpler! This happened to me before Christmas (where did the last 8 weeks go to?) so figured I’d blog this now…, however, to get this to work I have to break one of my golden rules of not . . . → Read More: Milestones – done or not?