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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.

New Principal Consultant Lenice Harris added to Atlanta, GA Office

MS Project Now is pleased announce the addition of our newest consultant Lenice Harris. Lenice will be based out of our Atlanta, GA office. Lenice is extremely qualified with over 20 years of experience in project and portfol ...

Sub-Projects Not Visible in PWA in Project Server

The good news is that you created a master project with sub-projects and have successfully saved and published this master in Project Server. The bad news is that now you are unable to see any of those sub-projects in PWA. I ...

Correct Method to Remove Sub-Project from Master Project

Lets say you want to remove sub-project from one master project and add it to other master project. You may receive following message when you try to add it to other master project. Error: The project that you are trying to i ...

Expanded Training Program and Video- MS Project Now

We have been very busy working on Training this year. We have worked hard to improve an already very strong training program here at MS Project Now. We heard that this was something that was important to our customers, and we ...

Project Server 2013 Workflow: Cannot Access Project UID in workflow

I try to answer questions posted on Microsoft forum whenever I have some time. Recently, one of the users posted an issue where workflow was failing to send email. Basically he was trying to send email with Project Details Pa ...

Preparing for Project Server 2013 Success, A MS Project Now Series

Part 2: Preparing for Change     So now you have defined a framework for your process.  This will be further developed as you move along.  You will now focus on preparing your environment, impacted depa ...

How to set Project Custom Field value in workflow

I was trying to set the Project Custom Field value with in workflow using the workflow action “Set Project Field”. Below is the screenshot   However, the workflow was unable to set value for project status custom field ...

Project Server 2013 Migration: Project Center View failed to load

We observed that after Project Server 2007 to Project Server 2013 migration, the project center view fails to load with below error. Error: “The view failed to load. Press OK to reload this view with default settings. Press C ...

Navigating Away From a Project Site in Project Server 2013

I’m not easily annoyed… well, maybe I am but that is besides the point. When I am viewing a Project Site in Project Server 2013 it annoys me that I cannot easily navigate away from that Project Site. If you want a simple way ...

Project Server 2013 Migration: Unable to edit Quick Launch

After Project Server 2007 to Project Server 2013 migration we were unable to edit the Quick Launch. The ribbon were completely grayed out. We resolved this issue using below steps. 1.Click on “Edit Links” 2.You will get be ...

Project Server 2013 Upgrade Error: Following Roles Are Missing

I got below error message while running “Test_SPProjectDatabase” command on Project Server 2013 Database during upgrade process. ============================================= Category        ...

New Videos from MS Project Now

It has been a busy few months here at MS Project Now. We have achieved a Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management Gold Competency. Then right after that, we earned a Silver Microsoft Competency in Collaboration and Content. ...

Preparing for Project Server 2013 Success, A MS Project Now series

Technorati Tags: Project Server,Project Server 2013,MS Project NOW,Process,Questionnaire Preparing for Project Server 2013 Success, A MS Project Now series Part 1:  Creating Process      & ...

SharePoint Designer 2013: Unable to Edit the Workflow

Recently I ran into an issue where I was getting blank workflow page while editing the workflow. I was opening this workflow from Project Online site. However I was able to open and edit the same workflow from other computer. ...

Project Server 2013 and Project Online Disappearing Resource Assignments

If you are running in to this issue, please see Brian Smith’s blog post here.

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Rebuilding the Search index of DotNetNuke

When the need arises, for instance when no search results are found, a rebuild of the search index may be necessary for DNN.  Depending on the level of access you have, there are two ways in which to perform this”   ...

MS Project Now Achieves Silver Microsoft Competency

It seems like just yesterday we were announcing a Gold Competency! We are very pleased to announce that MS Project Now has just earned a Silver Microsoft Competency in Collaboration and Content. We are having a good week! To ...

MS Project Now Achieves Gold Microsoft Competency

We are very pleased to announce that MS Project Now has achieved Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management Gold Competency. As many of you know, to earn a Microsoft Gold Competency, partners must complete a set of tests to p ...

Recovering from a Data Center Power Outage

The Situation I never had a case of the Monday’s as I did today.  Here’s the scenario, Data Center (DC) goes dark (yes, complete power failure).  Don’t be mistaken, this is a well respected DC used by many large cor ...

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 ...

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