Project Server and Matrix Organisations

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on July 17, 2014

Most organisations I have worked with are functional or a matrix organisation, i.e. they group staff to separate ‘functional’ units (based on specialisations and roles). Mostly these units work on activities assigned to its resources only by a line manager (i.e. local activities). These activities are usually BAU, administrative and service request activities. However these

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How to Archive a Lookup Table of Old Values

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on July 10, 2014

Environment: Project Server 2010/2013 Background: A customer has a large list of account codes in the lookup table – some are current and some are very old. Users were complaining that they needed to scan a long list of expired values before finding valid options. Solution: As there is no out of the box solution available

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Working With [Status Date] Field in Microsoft Project Formulas

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on July 3, 2014

The “[Status Date]” field in MS Project, often used by Project Managers to place a “stake in the ground” for progress tracking, can prove very useful in date-related formulas. A common scenario is to focus on a fortnight planning window when maintaining your project schedule. A Project Manager will set the “[Status Date]” (via Project

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