403 error in IE when accessing the Project Online OData feed URL

This morning, I fired up my Microsoft Edge browser to connect to my demo tenant for Project Online and access the OData feed URL. After a few minutes ensuring I had the correct URL (and turning off my Insert key) for the odata feed, I was still unable to get the output in the browser…

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Time to create timesheet periods for 2016!

My customers are starting to send me questions about setting up timesheets for 2016, so here's what you need: PS2010: Create bulk time reporting periods (Project Server 2010 settings) – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg188098(v=office.14).aspx Project Online: Create bulk time reporting periods – https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Create-bulk-time-reporting-periods-c9b26095-c171-4fa2-8090-79aff8e8981a Also, please review the common administrator tasks as we will end a quarter and a…

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Where did "Close tasks to updates" go in Project Server 2013/Project Online?

In performing some troubleshooting today for Project Online, I went to "Close tasks to updates" for the plan I was working with and did not find it under Server Settings > Time and Task Management. Turns out, it moved! Close tasks to update now equals "Locked" in a PWA view. I had to edit a Project…

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Email notifications available in Project Online

Email notifications are available now in Project Online! Turn on notifications in Project Online – https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Turn-on-notifications-in-Project-Online-f5ed1080-1cc6-4ab7-b00e-25cbfbea03f5 Get email reminders about your work in Project Online – https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Get-email-reminders-about-your-work-in-Project-Online-2372c181-1c98-416a-9306-ac28f027334b

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SharePoint and Project Online roadmaps

I thought I had posted about this already. Go to the Office 365 Customer Success Center to see the Office 365 Roadmap – http://success.office.com/en-us/roadmap By searching for Project Online or SharePoint online, you can see what new things have been launched, are rolling out, in development, or cancelled.

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MPUG has a neat article about reporting in Project Server.

If you are not subscribed to receive updates from http://www.mpug.com/, I would recommend you subscribe. Because I'm subscribed, I received email notification of new posts today and was interested by this post, which I think others may find useful. http://www.mpug.com/articles/present-your-project-reports-panache/?utm_source=MPUG+Newsletter&utm_campaign=fe1eb8e13a-Member_Newsletter_Aug_11_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_36cd7e414e-fe1eb8e13a-138007881

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Real world problems upgrading to Project Server 2013

I recently helped a customer upgrade from Project Server 2010 to Project Server 2013. In the course of preparing, testing, and then running the actual upgrade, we ran into 7 problems that affected the upgrade. I want to share these so you can include them in your upgrade planning. These problems can be planned for…

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Act as delegate causes inability to connect with Project Pro

Lately, I have been troubleshooting quite a bit in Project Server 2013's PWA and Project Pro 2013 using Act as Delegate when in PWA. I quickly discovered I was unable to connect to PWA using Project Pro 2013 if I was in a delegate session. I would receive the following message, "Project was unable to…

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No permissions to read Project Web Access Enterprise Global file.

I have been setting up my Project Server 2013 multi-server test farm for a demonstration next week which will show my customer how you can configure web apps and PWA instances to use different or the same content DBs. (Generally, I recommend using separate content DBs for each PWA instance.) In the process, I was…

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