New and Updated Content for Summer 2011

  Here’s a list of content that the team has been hard at work on delivering this summer: Published the week of July 11, 2011 Updated article Deploy cumulative updates (Project Server 2010) Updated with information about the June 2011 Cumulative Update. Published the week of June 27, 2011 New articles for Project Server 2010…


New Content – Database Maintenance Plans for Project Server 2010

We recently published a new article set to our Microsoft Project Server 2010 TechNet Library:  “Database Maintenance Plans for Project Server 2010”.  A Project Server 2010 farm environment includes not only the databases required for Project Server, but also databases required for SharePoint Server 2010.   Ensuring that these databases are maintained properly is key to smooth performance in your Project Server 2010…


ANNOUNCING: Announcing The Release Of Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft Project and Project Server 2010

Please find below the SP1 and June CU announcement published on the main Project blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/project/archive/2011/06/28/announcing-the-release-of-service-pack-1-sp1-for-microsoft-project-and-project-server-2010.aspx Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft Project Standard 2010, Microsoft Project Professional 2010 and Microsoft Project Server 2010 has been released to the Microsoft Download Center. SP1 contains a number of products updates based on customer feedback, as described…


Project Server 2010 Reporting with Excel Services & Creating Dashboards white papers

I just wanted to highlight (copy) Christophe’s blog post regarding the release of two new white papers just published this week:   Microsoft Project Server 2010 Reporting with Excel Services written by Jean-Francois LeSaux and Steven Haden from Microsoft Consulting Services. Creating Dashboards for Microsoft Project Server 2010 written Blaise Novakovic, Jean-Francois LeSaux, Steven Haden,…


Announcing the EPM Content Pivot Viewer

It is with great pleasure that I announce today’s launch of the EPM Content Pivot Viewer app on TechNet which can be accessed at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/projectserver/hh240184.aspx (once there I highly suggest clicking on for a better experience) The idea behind developing the EPM Content Pivot Viewer was to help provide you the customer with an easy…


New "From the Trenches" article from Chris Vandersluis: "Enterprise System Best Practices"

We’re happy to announce the publish of yet another new white paper by Chris Vanderluis of HMS Software for the “From the Trenches” column in the Project Server 2010 TechCenter and the Project Server 2007 TechCenter. This latest white paper – Enterprise System Best Practices –  describes operational best practices for enterprise systems in general (including Project Server). …


New Database Attach Core Upgrade Videos

One of the new additions we did for the Project Server 2010 TechNet content is to embed videos into the content.    The newest additions are of five new upgrade videos to the Database Attach Core Upgrade to Project Server 2010 TechNet article.  These videos add a lot of value to the online article by graphically describe concepts as well as…


New Content Published April 2011

Published the week of April 25, 2011 New resource center Time and Task Management in Project Server 2010 Visit this new resource center to get started with time and task progress tracking in . Learn how to use Microsoft Project Web App to submit time spent and progress on tasks. New article Accessing Project Web…


New white paper: "Project Server 2010: A financial management solution for projects, programs and portfolios"

This newly-publshed white paper outlines how Microsoft Project Server 2010 can provide the tools necessary as part of a good, practice-driven finance function, with regard to project appraisal and capital allocation. This paper also reviews key things to consider during the implementation of a solution. Finally, for readers who are looking for more detail and…


New "From the Trenches" article by Chris Vandersluis: "Creating an EPM Deployment Plan"

We’re happy to announce the publish of a new white paper by Chris Vanderluis of HMS Software for the “From the Trenches” column in the Project Server 2010 TechCenter and the Project Server 2007 TechCenter.  This latest white paper – “Creating an EPM Deployment Plan” – describes how to separate your Enterprise Project Management solution deployment into…