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  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server 2010 Demo Virtual Machine

    Following the recent release of the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack in March 2011 ( New Feature Pack from Visual Studio Improves Project Management and Software Development Team Collaboration ), we are announcing the release of a demo virtual machine...
  • Blog Post: New Feature Pack from Visual Studio Improves Project Management and Software Development Team Collaboration

    *** Update *** June 28th, 2011 – Please note the following resources are now available:   Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server 2010 Demo Virtual Machine Latest Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack videos & webcast We are excited to announce...
  • 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: Calling all Admins – There’s a New Blog for You

    Announcing the Admin Blog! Coinciding with the release of Public Beta, we are aggregating all Project Administrator / Implementer content into a TechNet blog located at http://blogs.technet.com/projectadministration The content of this blog will cover setup, upgrade, performance, backup/restore and...
  • Blog Post: Ask a Project PM: Timesheets and Task Status

    Thanks all for your insightful questions on timesheets and task status in Project Server 2007! Project PM Patrick Conlan has some answers for you in this video: Ask a Project PM: Timesheets and Task Status Many thanks to Patrick for a well-versed interview. Watch for another topic next week!
  • Blog Post: Back to Basics: Reporting your status

    Here’s the scenario: you’re a team member assigned to some tasks, and (surprise surprise) your manager would like you to provide a status update. What’s more is he wants it done through Project Web Access. You panic a little, maybe break out into cold sweats, can’t sleep a wink, yada yada. Well first...
  • Blog Post: Project Server 2007 Report Pack II – “The Top Reports”

    Passing along some great info…Report Pack II for Project Server 2007 has been released! This is great news because it addresses A) WHAT reports you should run in your Project Server 2007 environment, and B) WHY you should run them. It includes 40 Management and Governance reports, designed by top Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Buffer, downtime, and productivity

    Maybe it’s because I’ve been swamped this week while the sun’s been shining here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, but I’ve been doing some thinking about buffer, downtime, and productivity. I don’t think it’s a secret that projects have a tendency to come in late sometimes. Things come up, bad stuff...
  • Blog Post: Project Server 2007: License type set to trial after loading Office Server Service Pack 2 (SP2)

    There is an issue with Office Server SP2 where a product expiration date is improperly activated. This means SharePoint will expire as though it was a trial 180 days after SP2 was deployed. This will not affect the normal function of SharePoint up until the expiration date passes. See Brian Smith's blog...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Microsoft Project 2007 and Microsoft Project Server 2007

    Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Office Project 2007 and Office Project Server 2007 has been released to the Microsoft Download Center! It includes all the fixes prior to SP2 (including the February 2009 Cumulative Update ), and also several enhancements to Project Standard and Professional, Project Server,...
  • Blog Post: Project 2007 SP2 Webcast

    Service Pack 2 (SP2) for the 2007 Microsoft Office System is due to ship April 28 th . Join Adrian Jenkins and Christophe Fiessinger to get an overview of Project 2007 and Project Server 2007 updates in SP2, recommended best practices to deploy SP2 in your environment, and answer your questions about...
  • Blog Post: Recently added or updated Project Server 2007 articles in TechNet

    Video demo: Using SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services with the Project Server 2007 Cube Building Service This two-part video demonstration walks through the steps necessary to configure the Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 cube building services for use with SQL Server Analysis Services 2005. http...
  • Blog Post: Project Server + PerformancePoint Server

    "How to Leverage Project Server 2007 with PPS 2007 Monitoring and Analytics," is a new white paper just published by Microsoft that demonstrates how anyone running both Office Project Server 2007 and Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 can use the two BI applications together to improve their organization...
  • Blog Post: Enterprise Project Management (EPM) Solution Webcast Series

    From Christophe's blog : Starting February 18th, 2009 at 11 am (EST) we will be running a webcast series every Wednesday that will show how the Microsoft Enterprise Project Management (EPM) Solution and related Microsoft technologies can be deployed to meet varying horizontal scenarios. Why should customers...
  • Blog Post: EPM 2007 Timesheets with Project Actual Remaining Work

    Hello - Dave Ducolon here.  I have blogged here before and am back to talk to you about the ability to capture actual remaining work in a timesheet and have that recorded in the project task to which you are assigned.  This was a very popular user request and we were able to offer this functionality...
  • Blog Post: VIDEO: Review of Project 2007 Task Settings and Display Administrative Options

    This is the beginning of a video series targeted to Project Server Administrators. These are being done by the Program Managers who own the features and are designed to give you some insight into the what and why of the administrative options. Consequently, these are NOT professionally produced. Note...
  • Blog Post: New Quick Reference Guide for Project Server

    Project managers now have a new Quick Reference Guide to help them use Project Server 2007 This quick reference guide is designed to assist project managers with using Microsoft Office Project Web Access to view, analyze, and report on information, create proposals and activity plans, and to manage project...
  • Blog Post: Infrastructure Update and Help Articles

    The following Help articles have been updated to reflect changes included as part of the Infrastructure Update. Microsoft Office Project 2007: · Assign a resource to a task · Enter costs for resources · Overview of project cost information Microsoft Office Project Server 2007: · Create or modify a custom...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the Infrastructure Update for Office Servers

    On July 15th, 2008 Microsoft announced the availability of the Infrastructure Update for Office Servers. The Infrastructure Update for Office Servers is a set of updates to improve platform performance and contain several customer driven fixes. The updates are applicable to Microsoft Office SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Project Server TechNet - New Column "From the Trenches"

    Deployment issues? We have a new series on TechNet that may be able to help you out. We will have a new column every other month providing experiences and lessons learned from a real world deployment. The link is http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/projectserver/default.aspx The series is featured...
  • Blog Post: Timesheet Classifications

    You can use classifications on timesheets to categorize the work being performed in your organization. For example, you can set up classifications for billable and nonbillable work. To use classifications, first you need to set them up in Project Web Access. On the Quick Launch, click Server Settings...
  • Blog Post: New Help Content - April

    Check out the following new help content that was come out over the past month. Office Online content: The PWA Role Guides These role guides present broad overviews of Office Project Web Access functionality from the perspective of the different roles your organization might have. Available fields This...
  • Blog Post: Values randomly appearing on your timesheet?

    Picture this: you create a new timesheet in Project Web Access, and rather than seeing a blank timesheet, as you might expect, you see a timesheet prepopulated with Actual Work hours. But your project plan doesn't have any Actual Work! Where did the prepopulated hours come from? The most likely answer...
  • Blog Post: Randomly Checked Out Projects

    Here's a puzzler for you-a team member who does not have Microsoft Office Project 2007 installed on her machine has managed to check out a project. Any guesses as to how she pulled this off? Assuming the team member never had access to the Project 2007 client and never had permission to save a project...
  • Blog Post: Project Server and Project Portfolio Server Sessions at TechEd 2008

    TechED 2008 - Developers and TechEd 2008 - IT Professionals are two months away! Please find below the EPM sessions that will be delivered at these events: TechED 2008 - Developers Customizing the Microsoft Office Project Web Access User Interface Line-of-Business Integration Using Microsoft Office SharePoint...
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