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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Project Conference 2012 Session Recordings Are Live!

    Today we're excited to share all session recordings from Project Conference 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona with the greater Project community. Over 1250 people from 44 countries made the trip--75% for the very first time. The week featured 94 handpicked sessions with 20 delivered by customers eager to share...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Project Conference 2012 Full Session List Announced!

    Microsoft Project Conference 2012 Sessions Announced We’re excited to announce that all session content including titles, abstracts, speakers and learning objectives have been posted to www.msprojectconference.com ! Microsoft Project Conference 2012 is your only opportunity this year to see...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Project Conference 2012: Free Instructor-Led Training Sessions, More Customer Sessions and the Wednesday Evening Event

    Free Instructor-Led Project 2010 Training Sessions for Conference Attendees We are excited to announce Instructor-led training sessions by our three validated training partners : Milestone Consulting Group Global leaders in providing Microsoft Enterprise Project Management (EPM) services, Milestone...
  • Blog Post: Visio 2010 Add-in for Microsoft Project WBS Modeler

    Good news for all the Visio enthusiasts out there! Did you know that you could visualize, edit and even create a new project plan in Microsoft Office Visio 2010 (Professional or Premium) and then export it to Microsoft Project? Courtesy of the Visio product team, the Visio 2010 Add-in for WBS Modeler...
  • Blog Post: Impress the family: Make Thanksgiving Day a success with Project 2010

    Brian Kennemer over at Deltabahn , a Microsoft Partner specializing in Project Server deployment consulting, recently updated his Thanksgiving dinner project plan and we wanted to share it with you all. You can download the .mpp file here . This is just a guide, but a great example of how flexible the...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Project @ PMI Global Congress 2011

    We’ll be making a trip to Dallas this year and spending some time with the PMI community. Let us know if you’ll be there! @MSFTProject Booth #301 will feature 8 kiosks and a theater filled with product demos and the experts from our amazing Partner Network . Booth #700 will offer hands...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Project Conference 2012 Call for Content Now Open

    Microsoft Project Conference 2012 is the premiere Microsoft-led event to share Project and Portfolio Management best practices and connect with your peers from around the globe. Project Conference will be held in Phoenix, Arizona on March 19 - 22, 2012. Do you have best practices you would like to share...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Project Professional 2010 and SharePoint Online in Office 365

    [ Update February 7, 2012 – please check this recent white paper and videos on a similar subject: Leveraging Office 365 for Project Collaboration Success ] We are pleased to announce out-of-the-box integration of Microsoft Project Professional 2010 with SharePoint Online in Office 365!  Extend the...
  • Blog Post: Announcing The Release Of Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft Project and Project Server 2010

    Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft Project Standard 2010, Microsoft Project Professional 2010 and Microsoft Project Server 2010 has been released to the Microsoft Download Center. SP1 contains a number of products updates based on customer feedback, as described in this announcement last May:  Announcing...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft is Rated in the Gartner Project and Portfolio Applications MarketScope

    It’s my pleasure to announce that Microsoft received the highest rating possible in the recently released Gartner Project and Portfolio Applications MarketScope. This report is an evolution of the 2010 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management (PPM). Specifically, Microsoft received...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Project & Project Server 2010

    Today, the Office Division announced additional details of the upcoming Service Pack 1 (SP1) here . Service Pack 1 is on track for release at the end of June 2011 . It will be available for all of the Office 2010 applications, including Microsoft Project Standard 2010, Microsoft Project Professional...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Project for the masses

    I am excited to announce the release of Microsoft Project for the masses , A Simplified, Scenario Driven Approach produced by Innovative-e .  Microsoft Project for the masses is a whitepaper with associated artifacts (videos, templates and discussion forum) that clearly shows how Microsoft SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Project Server 2010: Get the Most for Your Organization, Now and for the Future white paper, diagram and videos

    I am happy to announce the release of a white paper, diagram and videos produced by Advisicon, entitled Microsoft Project Server 2010: Get the Most for Your Organization, Now and for the Future . The white paper is targeted at decision makers and its purpose is to address some of the main factors for...
  • Blog Post: Using Project to Create Meeting Agendas

    *** Update on 4/5 - I attached the project file that I used for this blog post to help you get started on your meeting agenda. It is available at the bottom of this post. If you think about it, meetings are a lot like projects. They’re for a defined amount of time with the goal of getting something...
  • Blog Post: Project 2010 Service Pack Update

    Some of you may have seen the recent Office blog post from the Microsoft Office sustained engineering team.  In that post, the Office and SharePoint teams disclosed that Service Pack 1 (SP1) will include some minor updates and should be expected in the usual time frame of 12 to 18 months after the...
  • Blog Post: CapGemini Posts Review of Project 2010

    I want to take the opportunity to point you to a review of Project Server 2010 from CapGemini - a strong global partner building a strong Project 2010 practice.  The review is very thorough and, best of all, is available as a free download from CapGemini.  The Microsoft EPM 2010 Functional...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft is a Leader in Enterprise IT PPM and ALM

    IDC’s most recent MarketScape positions Microsoft as a leader in the Enterprise IT PPM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) views. You can download an excerpt taken from the “IT Project and Portfolio Management 2010 Vendor Analysis – Four Views to Enable Effective Evaluation” from IDC MarketScape...
  • Blog Post: Project 2010: Creating New Views

    In Project 2010, we’ve simplified the view creation process down to two steps. Step 1 : Update your current view to something that you want to save. In this example, I’ve inserted a few columns and applied a group to the Task Usage view. Step 2 : On the View tab, from any of the...
  • Blog Post: Project Momentum 2010 EMEA

    Last month, the Project team hosted Project Momentum 2010 EMEA in Barcelona, Spain – a 2-day event focused on our Europe, Middle East and Africa customers and partners. It was a great opportunity for us to learn from the Project community as well as an opportunity for the community to share best practices...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack Beta

    We are excited to announce the release of the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack Beta to Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN subscribers. Integration between Project Server and Team Foundation Server is a huge leap forward for organizations that want...
  • Blog Post: Enabling Better Collaborative Project Management with Office 365 and Project Professional 2010

    Today, Kurt DelBene announced Office 365 , which we believe will define the future of productivity. Office 365 is a new cloud service that brings enterprise-grade productivity to everyone. This is an important announcement for the industry and Microsoft. I encourage you to watch today’s global press...
  • Blog Post: Project 2010 Customer Success and Dynamics SL 2011 Integration

    My name is Arpan Shah and I’m the Director of Microsoft Project Product Management at Microsoft. I moved into this role this past June 2010 having led Technical Product Management for the SharePoint team for the SharePoint 2007 and 2010 releases. I’m especially excited to lead the Project Product Management...
  • Blog Post: Visual Reports – Where Did My Field Go?

    One of the more common questions I get around Visual Reports is “I selected a field (% complete, duration, some text custom field, etc.) to add to my report and it doesn’t show up in Excel – why isn’t it there?”. The field probably is there, it just is in a different spot...
  • Blog Post: Tips and Tricks: Work offline from Project Server

    There are a number of reasons why you might want to work offline from Project Server. One, you might want to work on a project while flying across the country (but don’t take your eyes off the instrument panel). Two, the network you are using goes down unexpectedly while you’re are in the middle of managing...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Inactive Tasks in Project 2010

    Inactive Tasks is a powerful new feature in Microsoft Project 2010 Professional that allows you to cut tasks in your projects, while maintaining a record of these cut items. Inactive Tasks allows you to quickly and effectively: · Manage Scope: As project begins to go over budget or over schedule...
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