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The MS Project Now blog is filled with useful information. The latest information on Project Server, SharePoint Server and Project Management technologies. Whether you are trouble shooting error messages, attempting to build a master schedule or creating dashboard reports, our team of experts have the information to help. Our blog is updated regularly, so please subscribe and check back often.

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The New MS Project Now Website

Hello and welcome to the new MS Project Now website and blog. We hope you like the new design and find it easy to navigate.  We also have a new logo, as you can see below. We have added new videos as well, to help explai ...

Microsoft Project Statistics

If there is any doubt to the momentum of Microsoft Project, here are some interesting statistics to show you how important Microsoft Project is for organizations worldwide: 1 copy of Project gets sold every 20 seconds Over ...

Success Factors for Project Management

We are always researching what makes projects more successful and we thought it would be interesting to share some statistics with you from a great PMI white paper called “Pulse of the Professional, Driving Success in Challen ...

Studying for exam Exam 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

From what I hear this exam can be difficult for those not having used SharePoint regularly.  With that said, if you are looking to pass this exam and have not been using SharePoint for several years be sure to use variou ...

PM’s take on the Holidays!

The holiday season arrives so quickly, tomorrow actually, which is really frightening for most of us. The chaos of the holidays has already hit when I walk into the Mall or even just go to the grocery store. There is just too ...

A Guide to Project Online

Title says it all.  I like it because it highlights all the ways in which you cannot use the product vs. on-premises or hosted with another provider.  Too many times we get on the line with customers interested in P ...

Online and On-premises solutions for Project Server 2013. An Analytical comparison (Cloud/on-premise)

Hello.  Located this while doing some research on disaster recovery for Project Server 2013.  This is a very comprehensive white paper created by Rob Bowers from Microsoft, and provides guidance and best practices f ...

Success Stories-Working with MS Project Now

Recently a new client came to us with some Project issues. We were able to address their issues and come up with a successful solution; tailored to their specific Project needs and goals. This customer was struggling because ...

SQL Service Broker Not Enabled: Operations Manager 2012

We have such excellent content on our blog. Many of our posts are getting thousands of hits. For that reason we will highlight some of our highest viewed blog posts to make ensure that people who might have missed it on the f ...

MS PROJECT NOW is hiring a full-time Project Server developer/OData report guru

Are you a technical person by heart and enjoy writing and analyzing code?  If so, we may have a great opportunity for you.  We are looking for a highly technical resource to help us create the following for Microsof ...

Success Stories-Working with MS Project Now

A recent customer came to us with a set of issues. We were able to address all those needs and come up with a successful solution; tailored to their specific Project needs and goals. This customer was struggling because they ...

Microsoft Project Server 2010 and 2013 Licensing Guides

Hello, Very useful guides to determine licensing requirements for Microsoft Project Server 2010 and 2013.  Would like to see the 2013 version be as detailed as the 2010.  If anyone has seen one please comment on it’ ...

What Customers say about MS Project Now

MS Project Now has a large and established customer base. We thought it would be helpful to share with you what our customers say about us; why they decided to work with us and why they continue to work with us. We offer ve ...

Microsoft Project Server 2013 Administrator's Guide

Hello! I had to post because I simply love this guide.  It’s a no frills administrators guide for Microsoft Project Server 2013 that is a must-have.  Like the 2010 version, this guide is very straight and to-the-po ...

Why Partner with MS Project Now?

There are many reason why customer choose to work with MS Project Now, these are just a few of the main reasons: 1) We pledge our commitment to your success, it is guaranteed, and we aren’t finished until you are completely ...

Create a New Excel Report from Existing (modifying ODC)

We have some great content on our blog. Many of our posts are getting thousands of hits. For that reason we will periodically highlight some of our highest viewed blog posts from the past. Below is a blog that is an excerpt ...

Hardware and Software Requirements for Project Server 2013

Hello!  exported from TechNet.  Very helpful for on-premise customers when determining the hardware and software requirements for Project Server 2013.  Hardware and Software Requirements for Project Server ...

Project Online: Differences between Project Online and On-premises Project

The matrix is included in the Project Online whitepaper from Microsoft.  This is a very helpful matrix when determining the differences between on-premise and Project Online. Feature/Functi ...

Saving project files to prior versions, specifically to MS Project 2007

Hi!  I am doing a little work with Project today and wanted to share something I learned.  Although most of you probably already know this, I thought to share anyway. Today I was testing saving a project file creat ...

Project Online

So what is Project Online? We have been getting a lot of interest in Project Online. So we thought it would be helpful to do a quick summary of the product. Project Online is a collaboration tool that can be used to save, vi ...

Project Online: Outlook Synchronization

SharePoint and Project online has built in outlook sync feature available. To be able to sync your tasks, your mailbox needs to be hosted on an Exchange 2013 server deployed in the same topology. If you are using Project onl ...

Delete a Project Site Template in Project Server 2010

To delete a Project Site Template in Project Server 2010, follow the steps below: In PWA, click on Site Actions –> Site Settings Under Galleries, click Solutions Before you can delete a Project Site Templ ...

Project Online: User Management

In our ongoing series for our Project Online users this blog post addresses managing users through the Office 365 administrative interface.  Look for a short video in the near future as well.  This was developed by ...

Tracking Project Initiatives-MS Project Now! Can Help

One of the main reasons companies come to MS Project Now! is help with tracking project initiatives. A recent customer came to us with this issue. They had no way to track all project initiatives in a single location. Project ...