When migrating projects into Project Server we frequently are faced with the requirement of replacing local resources with their enterprise equivalents. A number of methods can be used to achieve this. Including: Use the Tools, Build Team feature to Replace local resources with Enterprise resources. Use the Tools, Build Team feature to Add Enterprise resources.
After few years of experience with implementing Project Server or (Microsoft EPM), I’ve seen many approaches to implement it, successfully or otherwise. In summary it all ends up being one the following approaches: Two Steps Approach: where you go through the standard approach of collecting requirements, design, then develop and test. Notes on
One of the biggest areas of advancement in Project Server 2010 is reporting, with Project now utilising; Excel Services, SQL Analysis Services, SQL Reporting Services and PerformancePoint the options are almost endless. However most people I encounter look at that list and say; “What on earth is PerformancePoint?”, so lately I had another opportunity to
I’ve just had my first opportunity to dive into the recently released by Microsoft Project 2010 Solution Starters (see Jan’s blog post), what first caught my eye was the Demand Management Dynamic Workflow solution which aims to allow you to: “Dynamically create a linear workflow based on stages”. My first impression is WOW! This is a very simple way
As you’ll quickly find in Project Server 2010, if you want to use the default Business Intelligence Center data connections then in order to include your own custom fields, then you’ll need to update the connectors. Here’s a quick guide on doing that to get to that data for your first Project Status Report. Before
his is a new error that has been bugging me for a few weeks now: The error message “Project Server encountered a problem with this error code:9000” occurs when attempting to save a project in Project Professional 2007 client: Additionally you may receive a blank “Job failed” window when trying to check-in a project: This
Found this one out the hard way this week; it seems that currently the only supported version of SSRS for the SharePoint 2010 SRS Add-in is SQL 2008 R2. At least one forum poster from MSFT has confirmed this. Annoying as it can be surprisingly hard enough to convince customers to install Windows 2008 let alone upgrade their SQL servers!
If your looking for a preview of Project Server 2010 then Microsoft have made available a fully configured demo image which is now available online: Access it directly here at the Microsoft Virtual Labs. See the following blog link if you want some more info or are game to try your hands at the full Hyper-V version,