How to Create a Colour Coded Calendar in Microsoft Project

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on September 30, 2014

I recently had a client request a calendar that auto colour coded appointments based on a category. I was really happy with the outcome and that it’s a useful tool that they are now using. The below image is from the PoC sample site.       To top it off I also wrote a neat

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Project Online – SSIS OData Replication – Lessons Learned

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on September 24, 2014

I recently had the chance to work on an SSIS Package in Windows Azure environment which periodically retrieved the Project online data via OData connector and stored over an Azure SQL Database for SSRS based reporting. Here are some of my takeaways from this exercise. Learning Resources The article to get you started is: MSDN

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How to View all Deliverables in Microsoft Project Professional

Posted By Posted by: Peter Williams on September 17, 2014

Due to a schedule having many deliverables, it isn’t possible to select some of the deliverables to edit. For example, after clicking on the Manage Deliverables button (Task toolbar >> Deliverables >> Manage Deliverable) in the sample schedule shown below, despite the schedule having over 50 deliverables, only 26 are listed in the pane. The

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How Do I Configure PPM for Demand, Pipeline and Ideas Management?

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on September 10, 2014

Demand management is one of the key areas in Microsoft’s PPM platform, however there are few ways to configure the tool to manage “Demand”, or what most organisation call “Pipeline”, which is basically a set of initiatives, projects or ideas in a queue waiting to be approved (or executed). The main areas that Microsoft PPM

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Introducing The Project Clan – A Guide to Differentiate Between Project, Project Online, Project Professional for Office 365 and Other Similar Terms

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on September 3, 2014

Microsoft’s decision to embrace the cloud has been a game changer resulting in many more organisations being able to embrace Microsoft’s’ Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) solution suite and realise the related benefits.  However, new terms have caused confusion with some of my clients so I have put together a simple explanation of key terms.

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