Restricting PM’s Access to other PM’s Projects and Workspaces

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on November 3, 2010

PM’s are granted by default Project Manager privileges to projects and workspaces for which they manage. This means they can open schedules read write, and make elevated workspace privileges including the ability to make changes to a workspaces design.   If a PM is assigned as a resource to another project, for which they are

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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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The EPM solution infrastructure requirements

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on September 24, 2010

  The EPM solution infrastructure requirements can be categorised into 2 main categories: Hardware Software   Hardware The hardware category has two folds or complements that need be thought of and decided: Servers’ Farm Topology: this basically cover the design of the three tier solution, where the number of servers for each tier is decided,

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Features and Limitations of using 2010 Online Editing

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on September 11, 2010

Brian posted this link to a new document posted on the Microsoft Project Hompagecontaining a slide deck detailing the limitations of the new 2010 Online Editing feature, I thought that it was definitely worth a mention here as this is one feature that I have had a lot of experience with in 2010. Here’s a snapshot of the

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Project Server or EPM Implementation Approaches

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on September 1, 2010

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

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Workflow made easy with Codeplex: DM Dynamic Workflow

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on August 4, 2010

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

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SQL Reporting Services 2008 R2 Required for SharePoint 2010 Add-in

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on May 14, 2010

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!

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Project Server 2010 Hosted Demo Available

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on March 2, 2010

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,

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