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Office 365 Protection for Your Data

We all worry about the security of our data. However, you can feel secure about the continued investments and top priority that Microsoft has made to protecting all of the information within the Office 365 service. Here are j ...


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Using EPM Workflow Phases and Stages in Reporting–Tips and Tricks

Many of our clients have taken advantage of the workflow capabilities in Project Server and Project Online. Two of the biggest reasons to do this: Tracking approval for governance transparency Being able to see, at any time, ...


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How to Edit a Connection String in Excel PowerPivot

The functionality in Excel’s PowerPivot is wonderful. My favorite is the ability to add columns that contain functions, and I use this frequently for client reports. So, this is all great.  New functionality, happ ...


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August 2014 CU for SharePoint 2013 has been released

The August 2014 CU was delivered with caution from  Microsoft’s Senior Escalation Engineer.  I would urge you to read the article in its entirety but make note that….   “This CU does NOT(!) include all SharePoi ...


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Project Online Quick Start Guides

Hello!On a regular basis we get questions from customers and others asking where they may be able to find more information on how to use, or get started, with Project Online.  With the simplicity in which people can subs ...


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Yammer brings conversations to your OneDrive and SharePoint Online files

Microsoft has released Yammer embedded into Office Apps.  Here is a cool look at new innovation HOT OFF THE PRESS! The staff at MS Project Now utilizes Yammer.  This solution is great for quick collaboration.  ...


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Ask the Experts: Creating and using a custom task field

Question I want to give PWA 2010 users the ability to manually input data in a column at the task level of a project. I have been able to create an Enterprise Custom field that comes up in the project but the field is read on ...


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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 ...


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Ask the Experts: Resource Center produces “To Add resources….” message

Question:  Hi, I have a question regarding Resource Center. When I click Resources link in Project Server 2013 the expectation is to get a list of available resources but somehow something has changed instead of having l ...


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Ask the Experts: Good afternoon I need to make a query on the database projectserver 2007

Question:  Good afternoon I need to make a query on the database projectserver 2007. This query should return if a user has access to a project Thanks in advance   Answer:  We recommend leveraging the EPM Repor ...


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Ask The Experts: How do I change the date format in the start / finish columns

Question: How do I change the date format in the start / finish columns: EX: from 03/21/2013 to 03/21/2013 05:00PM ?   Answer: Hi Donnie, To do this, Go to File ->> Options and then select the General tab. It is t ...


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Project Server '10 Phases vs. PMBOK Process Groups

  During Requirements Gathering and Configuring a Project Server ‘10 environment there is often confusion between the PMBOK process groups of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitor and Controlling, and Closing and the ...


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