Newly Published Content!

After a short publishing hiatus, here is some content that we’ve been working on: Deploy Project Server 2007 updates   This article provides an overview of available Project Server 2007 updates. Checklist for deploying Project Server 2007 updates   This checklist describes the general sequence in updating a Project Server 2007 farm deployment to the most current…

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Newly Published Project Server Content 11/08

Enterprise disaster recovery for Project Server 2007 This series of articles describes procedures and best practices for backing up and restoring Office Project Server 2007 using SQL Server tools. Deploy cumulative updates (Project Server 2007) This article describes how to install Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 cumulative updates. Plan for disaster recovery in Project Server…

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New Enterprise Project Management Virtual Lab!

The very first EPM-related VirtualLab was recently released! A hosted Virtual Machine accessible to everyone via WEB is free to use with only registration being required.   Available via Project Server TechCenter http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/projectserver/. Direct link to the Lab is here.   The lab content:   Exercise 1:  Using built-in capability of Analysis Services in the…

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Newly Published Project Portfolio Server Content for October

Environment Migration Guide This guide describes how to migrate Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 from one environment to another one. This scenario is frequently used to duplicate a production environment as a QA or Development environment. Gateway Guide  This guide describes the Gateway functionality for syncing Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 with Microsoft…

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Newly Published Project Professional Content for September

Create a custom field   Use this article to learn how to create, import, insert, and rename a custom field. Watch this: Create a custom field  This video walks you through the process of creating a custom field that is associated with a list, and that uses graphical indicators. Work with the Gantt Chart view  This…

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Newly Published Project Server Content for September

GPS Assistance in Roadmapping an EPM Deployment: How do you create a roadmap for an EPM implementation? This is the latest white paper by Chris Vandersluis in the “From the Trenches — Deploying the EPM Solution in the Real World” column on the Project Server TechCenter page. Project Server 2007 Hyper-V guide This downloadable, 37-page…

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Newly Published Project Server Content for August

Plan for using Project Server 2007 in a Hyper-V virtual environment   This article compares virtual server environments to physical server environments and explains special considerations for deploying and using Microsoft Office Project 2007 in a virtual server environment.  Manage Active Directory synchronization in Project Server 2007   This article has been updated to include additional best…

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Newly Published Project Professional Content – Early August

Watch this: Use lag and lead time This demo shows how to use lag and lead time to create gaps and overlaps between tasks in a project. Watch this: Show the critical path This demo shows you several ways to display a project’s critical tasks. It also shows how to display multiple critical paths in…

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Newly Published Project Server Content – July 2008

Report Data Service optimizations for custom fields    This article provides some tips and examples that can help optimize custom reporting solutions built for the Reporting Database (RDB) of Office Project Server 2007. If you are interested in building custom views or applying custom indexes on any views in the RDB, read this article for some…

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Newly Published Project Professional Content – July 2008

Connect with other Project users Connecting with the community of Project users has now gotten more interesting with the addition of more community resources. Project functions for custom fields Examples have been added to this popular article to you customize Project functions and fields. Use Project 2007 on Office Live You can now use Office…

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