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Top 5 Questions from MS Project Now! Customers

We get different questions every day from our customers and leads. Different people have different pain points. This is a list of the main reasons people come to MS Project Now for help. Have you ever heard yourself or a co-w ...

Microsoft Project Server 2010–Remove Timesheet Reminder from Home Page

Not using the timesheet functionality of Microsoft Project Server 2010? If not, consider hiding the Timesheet section of the Reminders on the Home page in PWA. To hide the timesheet (in this example I also hid Approvals) remi ...

PSCONFIG Error: There was no endpoint listening

Recently we upgraded our internal Project Server 2013 environment with August 2013 Cumulative Update. During the force upgrade we were getting below error at step 3 of the upgrade. ============= There was no endpoint listeni ...

Project Online: Business Intelligence (Comparison to Project Server 2013)

Hello, Anyone who knows me understands I am a huge reporting/Business Intelligence advocate.  Many reasons organizations look to implementing a Enterprise Project Management solution do so because they lack timely, soph ...

Charity Water - The Inspirational Story

I spent most of my week at a Marketing conference in Boston. I hope you will see the benefits of this conference soon in our website and the information that you receive from MS Project Now! One of the highlights for Jacques ...

Project Online: Server Settings

repost from Brian Smith. With all the questions regarding what Project Online does and doesn’t have I thought this worth a repost. –Dan This is a follow up post to the one on Project Server 2013 Server Settings and covers th ...

Microsoft Project 2013 File Opens in Compatibility Mode After Upgrading from Project Server 2007

After upgrading a client from Microsoft Project Server 2007 to Microsoft Project Server 2013, many of the project files were opening in Compatibility Mode. Microsoft Project Server 2013 does not offer Compatibility Mode so th ...

Project Server 2010 Error: There was an internal error applying the update

Very recently I worked on the issue where Task Updates were failing for one of the project plans in Project Server 2010. We initially thought it’s related to the performance, however that turned out to be false. We found the ...

Initial Impressions from a New Employee

This is an exciting time at MS Project Now! with great things happening and a growing staff. I’m Melinda and I am the new Marketing Manager here at MS Project Now! After a lengthy interview process, I was welcomed with ...

MSProjectNow! Project Server 2013 Reporting @ SPTechCon

The SharePoint Technical Conference(SPTechCon) was held in Boston on Tuesday and Wednesday and we were there.  We were asked by the Boston Chapter of the Microsoft Project Users Group (MPUG) to present on Project Server ...

Microsoft Project and Project Server August CU released

Having issues with Microsoft Project (2010 or 2013) or Project Server (2010 or 2013)? Find out if the August CU will address them! Need help applying the August CU to your Project Server 2010 or Project Server 2013 environmen ...

Project Planning Pro

Do you want to have access to your project plans on the go? Are you using Project Server? If you answered yes to both of those questions, you should really check out this app for Ipads and Iphones: http://www.planningproapp.c ...

Project Server 2013: Queue Changes

I would like to share some of the changes introduced in Queue System for Project Server 2013 1. In earlier versions the queue settings is available under server setting page of the PWA instance. However in Project Server 201 ...

Project Online: Demo

Good Afternoon Folks,

For those that have not seen Project Online – Microsoft has a quick demo that you can review:  See the video now

Contact Us with any questions.

Thanks.

Project file opens in compatibility mode after upgrading to Project Server 2013–UPDATED

UPDATE: The file mentioned below was corrupt and could  not be saved, therefore could not be taken out of compatibility mode. To read the final solution we discovered, go here! I have a client who recently upgraded from ...

Manually Leveling Over Allocated Resources in Microsoft Project

This is part 3 in a 4 part series. If you haven’t done so already, consider reading part 1 and part 2 before you try to tackle manually leveling resources. We don’t have enough resources to do the work in the time allocated. ...

Hiding the My Network Places from a RemoteApp Windows Explorer instance in Server 2008 R2

I recently setup Group Policy on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server hosting RemoteApps.  This really was quite a process of trial and error.  When it came to the Network Places icon removal, this was the toughest.  ...

Free session at SPTechCon: Boston: "The Power of Three" - SharePoint, MS Project Server, & You!

On Tuesday August 13, 2013, The Boston Chapter of MPUG will be holding a membership meeting in conjunction with SPTechCon (the SharePoint Technology Conference). This interactive presentation and discussion will be facilitated by Mr. Jacques Goupil of MSProjectNow! and Mr. John Riopel at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, MA.

Project 2010 and Project Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Released

Project 2010 and Project Server 2010 SP2 Released. Read here for more details.

Adding a new resource rate effective on a specific date

If you want to change a resource’s rate on all future assignments but maintain the original rate on past assignments, follow the steps below: In PWA, navigate to the Resource Center. Check the box next to the names of ...

Preventing Resource Over Allocation in Microsoft Project Server

This is part 2 in a 4 part series on Managing Resource Allocation in Project Server. If you missed part 1, check it out here before you read this post. Here are a few tips on preventing over allocations: Assign Generic Reso ...

Estimating Duration and Work in Microsoft Project

We recently received a question from a user regarding Work and Duration estimates. She wanted to know how to estimate both and let MS Project calculate the percentage of a person’s time that would be allocated to the task. In ...

Project Conference 2014: Save the Date

From our friends at Microsoft…. The premiere event for the worldwide Microsoft Project Community is back.Join us February 2-5, 2014 in Anaheim, CA for Project Conference 2014. Visit www.msprojectconference.com and sign up to ...

Viewing Resource Allocations

This is part 1 of a 4 part series on managing resources with Project Server. Does anyone ever have enough resources to do the work in the time allocated? If you happen to be someone who does, please leave me a comment and ex ...

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