Departmental Custom Fields

Introduction Project Server 2007 allows you to creating literally hundreds of custom fields.  This is great, but a huge downside is that all of these fields are not typically needed by every user and therefore, they may add clutter and confusion.  In 2007, it is also not possible to create different custom field rules for…


Troubleshooting – Business Intelligence Features

The Project Server 2010 Business Intelligence feature utilizes the support of Excel Services, Secure Store Service, PerformancePoint Services and SQL Server.  A thorough understanding of how these features fit together is necessary to get the most from the feature.  This post will provide that overview and provide troubleshooting questions for common issues. Architecture Our Business…


Microsoft Project Server 2007/2010 Internet Explorer 9 Support

*** Update November 2011 *** With the recent release of Project Server Service Pack 1 and recent IE9 updates, Project 2010 is now fully compatible with IE9 Internet Explorer (IE) 9 was launched on Monday, March 14th. We have been working very closely with the Internet Explorer (IE) team to ensure that our customers can…


Microsoft Project Server and SharePoint Server 2007 and 2010 October 2012 CU Announcement

I am pleased the announce the release of (some of) the 2012 October Cumulative Update for Project 2010, Project Server 2007, Project Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint Server 2010.  There are no fixes affecting Project 2007 client this cycle.  Some of the packages listed below will be delayed, as noted. Feel free to…


Microsoft Project Server 2010 Requirements

My name is Treb Gatte and I’m the Program Manager responsible for Setup and Upgrade for Microsoft Project Server 2010.  In this post, we will review the major requirement changes for Project Server 2010 and give you the locations of the documentation.  In subsequent posts, we will review the “shopping list” of required patches and…


April 2010 Cumulative Update (CU) for Project Server 2007, Office SharePoint Server 2007, WSS and Project 2007 now available!

Great News!  The latest Cumulative Update (CU) has been released: April 2010.  This include a number of fixes, so Microsoft strongly recommends that you test this in a test environment based on your production environment before putting this fix live in production.  The article below provides information on how to deploy the Project Server Cumulative…