Resource Utilisation Report

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on March 10, 2011

I have been asked so many times to develop/configure a resource Utilisation report that would be simple, easy to read by users and accurate. Although Project Server comes with a nice graphical (and tabular) view of resource availably and Utilisation through Project Web Application (PWA) – “Resource Availability” , like the graph below: I find

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Sharing a Project in PS 2010

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on November 23, 2010

Have you ever wanted to share/email a copy of a project that is stored in project server, solicit changes and then synchronise these changes back with the online version? Here’s how: Open the file you wish to share from the server. On the File tab, click Save & Send. On the right, click Save Project

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Microsoft Project 2010 shortcut key

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 29, 2010

  Keystroke  Result Insert  Inserts new task Ctrl+K  Inserts hyperlink F7 Begins spell check Alt+F10  Assigns resources Shift+F2 Opens the Task Information dialog box F1 Opens Microsoft Project Help Ctrl+F Displays the Find dialog box Ctrl+F2  Links selected tasks Ctrl+G Displays the Go To dialog box Ctrl+H Displays the Replace dialog box Ctrl+Z Undoes the

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How to create an out of hours calendar

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 26, 2010

In Microsoft Project you can create as many calendars as you like and assign these calendars to the Project or individual resources. However in the scenario where you have a task which may for some reason need to be scheduled out of normal business working hours one option is to create what is known as

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Deploying and Using the Bulk Import Tool Solution Starter

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 25, 2010

This is a very brief overview of how to get the Bulk Import Tool Solution Starter going in your environment. Sorry no screenshots!   Basically this feature allows you to bulk update project information from an external list. It also allows you to create projects based on an external list. This is very useful if

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How to edit the PWA Home Page Reminders

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on October 5, 2010

  Recently I was asked the question how to modify the reminders webpart on the Project Web Access home page. You may find that within your Project Server solution that you are not using certain functionality (for example timesheeting or status reporting) Follow the steps below to understand how to modify the “Reminders” webpart. Log

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Why when I upload multiple files to a workspace are they automatically checked out

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on October 5, 2010

In a typical SharePoint document library you can use the “Upload Multiple Files”, or use drag & drop in Explorer View, to upload multiple files or folders quickly and easily. However sometimes the files are kept in “Checked out” mode and will not be available for others until they are checked in. This is because to

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Timesheet Error – ‘There has been an error processing a timesheet for which you are/were responsible’

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on September 28, 2010

Timesheet Error – ‘There has been an error processing a timesheet for which you are/were responsible’ This error will appear in the project server queue as ‘Failed and Blocking Correlation’ generally as a ‘Timesheet Review’ job type: Reason: The timesheet manager is trying to approve timesheets and due to either a large amount of traffic

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