Reporting in Project Online

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on October 1, 2014

Tracking project and/or portfolio progress, and forecasting future performance are the cornerstones of all project management methodologies. While the reporting requirement itself is common and generic in nature, every organisation has specific PM practices which demand unique reporting that will result in the requirement for custom-developed Project Server reports.  To meet this need, Project Online

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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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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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Download: Project Online And Project Server 2013 Options – A Quick Infograph

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on June 27, 2014

Now that there’s Project Online and Project Pro for Office 365 and Microsoft has brought Project Portfolio Management on the internet for the masses. We have found with this new software and terminology, a lot of questions arise particularly for people who are used to the traditional model of Project Client and Project Server. This

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Error: The content type text/html

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on April 15, 2014

Error: The content type text/html Environment: Project Server 2013, SQL Server 2012 Background: When accessing the SSRS reports in Business Intelligence, it can give the below error message: The content type text/html; charset=utf-8 of the response message does not match the content type of the binding (application/soap+msbin1). If using a custom encoder, be sure that the

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Removing Spaces When an SSRS Report is Exported to PDF

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on March 12, 2014

At EPM Partners we come across this issue quite frequently and so we would like to share the solution with you. Problem: When a SQL Server Reporting Services 2005, 2008 or 2008 R2 report gets exported to PDF, the spaces of a Project Server Multiline text field appear so condensed, that it looks like a

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SQL Function to Display Multi-field Values in a SSRS Report

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on February 20, 2014

Background: I recently had a requirement from a client requiring the display of multi-value custom field values in a SSRS report. Technical Information: The RDB includes an association table view for each multi-value custom field that contains values. View names for multi-value custom fields are of the form MSPCFxxx_Custom Field Name_AssociationView, where xxx can be PRJ, RES,

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Project Server Security Scenarios – Part 2

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on January 16, 2014

Part 1 of this blog can be read here Scenario 3: Bob should access SharePoint Project Site for some Projects (But shouldn’t access Project details in PWA)  Bob is a user who’ll only be accessing SharePoint based Project sites to work on risks, issues and other SharePoint related items in Project Sites. He’ll only be using PWA

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Unable to View Schedule PDP in Project Server 2013

Posted By Posted by: Peter Williams on January 7, 2014

If you are unable to view the Schedule PDP in Project Server 2013 (using IE11/Windows 7) check that the Project Server web address has been added to the compatibility view setting list in Internet Explorer as per the screen shots below.         Once the website has been added to the Compatibility View,

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