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Resource Engagements in Project Pro 2016

One of the most exciting new features in Project Pro 2016 is Resource Engagements. Everyone at Integent is talking about this great new feature and how it can provide better communication between Resource Managers and Project ...


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Training is Critical to Success

At Integent we spend a lot of time training our customers. When budgets are cut training seems to be one of the first things to go leading us to believe that many organizations do not understand the importance of training. W ...


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Email Alerts and Reminders are Now Available in Project Online

At Integent we are often asked how to turn on Alerts and Reminders in Project Online. Up until last Thursday we have been telling customers the feature is not available in Project Online. Last week many Project Online custome ...


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All Task Dependencies Now Supported in the Web!

As a trainer for Integent, I often stumble across new features by accident. While demonstrating the web-based editing capabilities in Project Online 2013 I realized that I was able to create a Start to Start dependency and ev ...


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The Status Manager Field is Now Available in PWA!

Last week while training at a client site I was asked if a Project Manager can change who approves certain tasks in their projects from themselves to another Project Manager. The Project Manager would remain unchanged but cer ...


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Do Not Activate the New Resource Engagement and Capacity Planning Features!

Integent recommends that you do not activate the new features. For those of you that did not read my previous blog you may have noticed a new yellow banner appearing on your Home page, Resource Center and on Server Settings p ...


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Should We Activate the New Resource Engagement and Capacity Planning features?

The Integent team was surprised to see this yellow banner appearing on the Home page, Resource Center and Server Settings page in some of our customer’s Project Online environments. Having blogged about this a couple of wee ...


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Introducing the Tell me what you want to do feature in Project 2016

One of the biggest challenges for users new to Project 2016 will be learning the ribbon. As a trainer for Integent I am often asked in class where commands are located on the ribbon. I have been suggesting for years to add co ...


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Creating Multiple Timelines in Microsoft Project 2016

New to Microsoft Project 2016 is the ability to create multiple timelines. At Integent we take snapshots of our timelines to insert into kick off presentations and to share important key dates with our customers through email ...


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What’s New in Microsoft Project 2016?

Integent is very excited to share three new features found in Project 2016: Resource engagements Multiple Timelines Tell me what you want to do….. Resource engagements takes the resource plans from ...


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Help! The Look and Feel of Web Parts are Mysteriously Changing in Project Server 2013.

I recently had a few customers request a support session to fix timesheets that could not be edited as well as changes to the Home Page and various web parts. The Administrators were not performing the changes. In 2013 for bo ...


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Portfolio Analysis Calculations

Ever wonder how Microsoft Project Server is calculating those Resource Availability numbers on the Requirements Details page in Portfolio Analysis? First make sure you have the Highlight Deficit checkbox selected. This highli ...