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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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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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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Kyiv Presentations #ProjectOnline #Project

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I was lucky enough to be invited back to Kyiv by fellow MVP Oleksiy Prsonitskiy to present at the Ukrainian Project Conference.  If you’ve never been to Kyiv, it’s worth the effort with some great sights and great food. 

https://mvp.microsoft.com/en-us/PublicProfile/4032153?fullName=Oleksiy%20%20Prosnitskiy 

http://www.project-conference.com.ua/

I presented on two topics, Microsoft Planner and Reporting . . . → Read More: Kyiv Presentations #ProjectOnline #Project

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Hiding Unwanted EPTs in #ProjectOnline & #ProjectServer

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Some of the clients I work with are really big, and some are really small.  The smaller ones tend to want things that are really simple and I wanted a quick way to ensure that they can only select a single EPT in order to create projects (who really uses SharePoint Task List projects . . . → Read More: Hiding Unwanted EPTs in #ProjectOnline & #ProjectServer

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Gantt Charts in Power BI part II #ProjectOnline #PowerBI #GanttChart

 

It came to my attention recently that my previous post on Gantt Charts in Power BI needed slight modification in order to display the correct length of the Gantt bar.  In the post I used the ProjectDuration to display the duration on the Gantt bar, however this is held in “working hours” and not . . . → Read More: Gantt Charts in Power BI part II #ProjectOnline #PowerBI #GanttChart

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Editing Enterprise Calendars #ProjectOnline #ProjectClient #MicrosoftProject

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Introduction

Over the months and years I’ve seen a tonne of issues regarding the ability, or inability to edit Enterprise Calendars.  I started a blog about this a while ago http://www.applepark.co.uk/issues-with-multiple-project-server-accounts/ which provides some troubleshooting issues.  This blog is an update to that and I’ll try and keep it updated as I find out . . . → Read More: Editing Enterprise Calendars #ProjectOnline #ProjectClient #MicrosoftProject

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Gantt Charts in Power BI

Over the last year or so Power BI has made a real charge to become THE reporting tool for many applications, including of course Project Online.  There are lots of great things about Power BI (and some not so great too!), including the very quick release cycle (dare I use the word agile!).  Whereas Excel . . . → Read More: Gantt Charts in Power BI

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SPC Adriatics 2016 #ProjectOnline #Workflow

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I’m delighted to be have presented at the SPC Adriatics 2016 on a couple of topics regarding Project Online, and decided to record the sessions so I could share them to a wider audience.   Alas I only remembered to record part way through the 2nd session, but it’s sufficient.  Also, apologies for . . . → Read More: SPC Adriatics 2016 #ProjectOnline #Workflow

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Securing Enterprise Custom fields on Project Detail Pages in #ProjectOnline #Project #PPM #PS2013 #Office365

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One of the main configuration items with respect to Project Server / Project Online is the creation of project level Enterprise Custom fields and their layout on separate Project Detail Pages.  Assuming that you are not using workflow* then by default anyone with read access to the project can see all of the . . . → Read More: Securing Enterprise Custom fields on Project Detail Pages in #ProjectOnline #Project #PPM #PS2013 #Office365

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