Following on from the original Power BI Content Pack, launched back in 2015, the next iteration (v1.6 to be precise) is now finally available and the team unanimously agreed that it’s both beautiful and of course hugely insightful! Compared to the original content pack, this is quite a significant upgrade and in some ways appears […]
The State of Project Management 2017 Annual Report is now available. This is the largest published research of its kind in the UK with nearly 400 organisations taking part. Published by Wellingtone in cooperation with the Association for Project Management (APM) Project Management Office (PMO) Specific Interest Group (SIG) it provides a fantastic insight into […]
If you’d just familiarised yourself with all of the Microsoft PPM licenses, i.e. Project Lite, Project Online, Project Online with Project for Office 365. it’s time for you to dust off the neutraliser (memory eraser) and acquaint yourself with the newly announced Project SKUs(Stock Keeping Unit) from Microsoft. You may be wondering why the SKU’s […]
Microsoft Project has evolved significantly since its launch in 1987, and continues to evolve! If you’re trying to cast your mind back to 1987, that’s the year that “The Lost Boys” and “Predator” came out whilst new episodes of Only Fools and Horses were still appearing on TV! Thank you Wikipedia. We should have visibility […]
“I’m so excited, and I just can’t hide it, I’m about to lose control and I think I like it…” That’s what the Pointer Sisters stated when they heard the announcement from Microsoft concerning the new features that will be unleashed through Project Server 2016 & Project Online! They did go on to say: “I […]
False Reporting. Put your hands up if you as a Project professional are guilty of it! Although you can’t see, my hand is up (figuratively). We’ve all done it, perhaps implied on our weekly highlight reports that well, all of the KPI’s are a bright shade of green. The schedule, green! Cost, green! Everything is […]
You may have heard the expression “herding cats”, the phrase comes from the common saying that something involving coordination of many different groups or people is as difficult as herding cats. This is how many organisations would describe their resource management approach! In order to gain resource visibility, organisations will typically do one, or […]
In my last article I introduced the concept of Project Server Workflow phases and stages and how this element of the solution can be used to identify where a project is in an established Project Lifecycle. The Workflow Phases element provides the framework within which Workflow Stages can be ordered. In the screen image above […]
In this blog I start by subverting my recent theme of alluding to songs by providing you with the name of the artist and the album on which the song appears, all you have to do is work out the relevant song on Elvis Costello’s album “My aim is true”? Timesheets are a feature of […]
Some of you may have noticed I like to make the odd “Cultural Reference” in my blog articles. When running training courses I sometimes make reference to some features only running to 10 not 11 which gets a laugh from those of a certain age. Have you got this blogs cultural reference* yet?
Whilst the official launch date for this latest version of the Microsoft Project solution has yet to be announced it is getting ever closer. Its launch will coincide with the launch of new versions of Office and SharePoint and as such represents a major release of the world’s best selling project scheduling tool.
Microsoft officially unveiled the next version of the world’s best selling project scheduling tool at the Microsoft Project conference in Phoenix Arizona on 16th September 2009. The great news is that it has gotten a whole lot better.