Christophe Fiessinger's Blog Updates on Microsoft's Enterprise Social Networking (ESN) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) offerings
We have listened to your feedback and we are making changes in the way the EPM University courses are being delivered the second half of this calendar year. Please carefully review the changes. If you would like to register for any remaining courses check the agenda below for details.
All courses will be available as pre-recorded on-demand Webcasts in summer 2009 – so you could tune any of the EPM University courses anytime based on your availability and convenience, no registration fees
o Monday, June 15, 2009 - Thursday, June 18, 2009 (EMEA start time)
o Monday, May 18, 2009 - Friday, May 22, 2009 (US start time)
o Monday, June 22, 2009 - Friday, June 26, 2009 (EMEA start time)
o Monday, May 11, 2009 - Friday, May 15, 2009 (US start time)
o Monday, June 8, 2009 - Friday, June 12, 2009 (EMEA start time)
Thanks to Windows Live Translator English technical content can be translated to German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, and Netherlands Dutch.
Time to practice your French (a great way to start :)
Following this announcement: ANNOUNCING Microsoft Project Server 2010 Demand Management Webcast Series - Mark your Calendars!, a quick reminder that the series starts tomorrow morning with Tim Cermak, Senior Portfolio Advisor, Advisicon: Tuesday, May 04, 2010 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada):
Project Server 2010 Demand Management (Part 1 of 4): Overview This is the first webcast in a four-part series in which we discuss the concepts of demand management in Microsoft Project Server 2010. In this webcast, we highlight the new Demand Management feature in Project Server 2010. Topics we cover include how demand management in Project Server 2010:
Tim Cermak is a senior portfolio advisor with Advisicon, Inc. His extensive experience includes complex project and portfolio program implementation and development, primarily in the manufacturing, IT, and financial industries. Tim holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and the prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP) credential offered through the Project Management Institute (PMI). Tim served as a vice president of Global Strategic Alliances for the Microsoft Project Association where he honed his expertise of building strategic partnerships and formalizing the structural development of communities of practices worldwide for Microsoft Project technology.
FYI two articles just got published on that subject:
Dear Customers/Partners, etc… quick reminder that you have one last chance to attend the Project 2010 Ignite free training in Seattle next week: Microsoft Project 2010 Ignite US Training Location and Dates in March 2010 (register and attend!)
Just got back from delivering the content last week in Reston, Virginia and again all attendees were extremely pleased with the event and the learning experience. A great way to know what’s coming since the new version of Microsoft Project is just around the corner (Project 2010 and SharePoint 2010 are on schedule and will release to manufacturing (RTM) in April)
For instance check out these blogs posts from Jacques Goupil from MS Project Now!
What a day, so proud to work for Microsoft! Yes there is a new Windows 8 and a Windows Server 2012, plenty of new innovative hardware/PCs/tables and Surface available to purchase. Two useful links below for consumers:
In case you have not heard we have just released the February 2011 Cumulative Update (CU) for Project and Project Server 2007 and 2010 as announced by Brian on our Admin blog: Microsoft Project Server and SharePoint 2007 and 2010 February CU 2011 are Live! Save the date to learn all about it in a webcast: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 8:00 AM, Pacific Time (US & Canada).
Webcast link: Information About Microsoft Project and Project Server Cumulative February Update https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032455141
PS: you love French and want to learn it and also love or want to learn about Microsoft Project, then check out these free videos to do so: http://blogepm.wordpress.com/2011/02/24/246/ – Merci Vincent, Project MVP
Please check this recently published article from Victor Richardson on the MPUG (Microsoft Project User Group) site: Migrating to Microsoft Project Server 2007: Lessons from the Field
On the same topic please check the following white paper recently released: Best Practices for Migrating to Project Server 2007 white paper now available
Echoing a similar blog post from my SharePoint colleagues: Microsoft Virtualization: Best Choice for SharePoint; this is especially true with the recent release of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.
Related posts I wrote in the past:
and yes we will have a Project Server virtualization session covering this topic at our upcoming Phoenix Conference.
Microsoft Yammer is organizing a series of FREE half day events in major US locations this spring (starting in early April) focused on Enterprise Social. We organized similar events worldwide for the past few months and I attended and delivered content at a few and all have been very well attended with great attendees feedback on the value of these event, so don’t wait any longer and register today!