Project Server: Where did all those Reporting Project Sync jobs come from?

This also applies to Project Online – and all versions of Project Server – 2010, 2013 and 2016.  The Reporting (Project Sync) job is a low priority job that moves data into the reporting schema following either a publish of the project – or any update to the contents of the SharePoint site associated with…


Project Server 2010, 2013 and 2016 July 2016 PU

Yesterday saw the release of the July 2016 Public Update (PU) for Project Server 2010, 2013 and 2016.  The Project 2013 and 2016 client updates continued their new pattern this month – and this will be the same for all future months – and the Office client non-security updates released on the 1st Tuesday –…


Project Server 2016: Missing some UserViews?

We are still hunting down the cause of this issue but we are seeing either fresh Project Server 2016 Project Web App instances or updates to Project Server 2016 causing some of the usual views in the pjrep schema used for reporting to be dropped. One example of a missing view is the pjrep.MSP_EpmProject_UserView.  If…


Project Server 2010, 2013 and 2016 June 2016 PU

Yesterday saw the release of the June 2016 Public Update (PU) for Project Server 2010, 2013 and 2016.  The Project 2013 and 2016 client updates continued their new pattern this month – and this will be the same for all future months – and the Office client non-security updates released on the 1st Tuesday –…


Project Server 2010, 2013 and 2016 May 2016 PU Announcement

Yesterday saw the release of the May 2016 Public Update (PU) for Project Server 2010, 2013 and 2016.  The Project 2013 and 2016 client updates continued their new pattern this month – and this will be the same for all future months – and the Office client non-security updates released on the 1st Tuesday –…


Project Online: Having problems filtering with strings in OData?

***4/26/2016 – You should no longer need to encode strings as our Cloud BI team have deployed some updates to resolve the issue of filtering with strings – if you don’t see it fixed yet tehn it should be very shortly.  Sorry for the inconvenience. *** *** 11/30/2015 – Quick update – again thanks Alex…


Project Online: New Office 365 Project Portfolio Dashboard apps are live

This week saw the release of the portfolio apps that will present dashboards of your Project Online data.  The iPad version is available from the Apple store and the web version is in the Office store.  The announcement blog post can be found at https://blogs.office.com/2016/04/19/new-office-365-project-portfolio-dashboard-apps-are-live.  One quick note on permissions – even if you are…


Project Server 2016: Configuring Workflow

Following a few internal threads on Workflow Manager installation I thought it worth getting a few words out there, as I hit some of these issues configuring my Project Server 2016 RTM installation.  Thanks to Zsolt Illes and Jim Cox for the detail behind this blog.  The configuration of Workflow for SharePoint Server 2016 is…


Project Online: Resource Engagements–Working with Time phased Resource Plans

*** Quick update – all my screenshots are Project Server 2016 – looks like currently the recalculated flat contour is slightly different in this build and uses the average units – Project Online uses the expected Max units – so if you are following along at home your numbers may be different *** Today’s blog…