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…

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 Originally posted at http://blogs.technet.com/b/brookswhite.

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. Originally posted at http://blogs.technet.com/b/brookswhite.

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 Originally posted at http://blogs.technet.com/b/brookswhite.

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…

Active Directory Synchronization job fails or partially fails in Project Server 2013.

================================== Detail/background of the intermittent issue AD Sync process sometimes shows an error message and the process partially fails if it finds any inactive or disabled users in the AD group(s) that are synchronized. It is an issue with both the enterprise resource pool (ERP) and group sync processes. This behavior can be applicable to…

Project Creating Report Center Web failed

I'm not sure how many of you have run into this delightful error when standing up a PWA site but I have run into this a handful of times myself in the last year. The issue presents upon initial provisioning of a PWA site in the Project Server Service Application. You create your site like…