New "From the Trenches" article from Chris Vandersluis: EPM-Centralized or Decentralized?

We recently published the latest article by Chris Vandersluis to the “From the Trenches” column on the Microsoft Project Server 2010 TechCenter.  In this latest article – “EPM-Centralized or Decentralized?”- Chris talks in detail about the how organizations need to understand the problem they are trying to solve when deciding on implementing a project management system.  Sometimes…


New performance best practices white paper

Performance and capacity planning best practices This download contains two white papers: Performance testing white paper Performance and capacity planning best practices white paper Performance testing white paper This white paper contains a description of an actual performance testing lab for Microsoft Office Project Server 2007. The first chapter (“Running a Project Server 2007 Performance…


Hyper-V Security Guide

The Solution Accelerators team has just released a new Hyper-V Security guide that may prove helpful in designing secure Project Server deployments in Hyper-V. The guide is available for download here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2220624b-a562-4e79-aa69-a7b3dffdd090&displaylang=en Secure your virtualized server environment with the Hyper-V Security Guide For organizations that seek cost-effective operations, the benefits of virtualization are more evident…


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…


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…


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…