Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 SP2 is finally here!

Taken from Christophe Fiessinger’s blog:   We are happy to announce the release Project Portfolio Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)! Before you install this service pack it is essential that you read the following two knowledge base articles, and thoroughly read the guidance and test out the patch in a separate environment prior to…


Project Management for Microsoft SI Partners – Timesheets

As many Microsoft partners (particularly SI partners) organise their customer engagements into short to medium term projects, they may benefit from some of the capabilities provided by the Microsoft Enterprise Project Management solution. The purpose of this series of blog posts is to highlight a few key functionality areas of the EPM solution, and demonstrate…


Project Management for Microsoft SI Partners – Project Workspaces

As many Microsoft partners (particularly SI partners) organise their customer engagements into short to medium term projects, they may benefit from some of the capabilities provided by the Microsoft Enterprise Project Management solution. The purpose of this series of blog posts is to highlight a few key functionality areas of the EPM solution, and demonstrate…


Project Management for Microsoft SI Partners – Resource Allocation and Visibility

As many Microsoft partners (particularly SI partners) organise their customer engagements into short to medium term projects, they may benefit from some of the capabilities provided by the Microsoft Enterprise Project Management solution. The purpose of this series of blog posts is to highlight a few key functionality areas of the EPM solution, and demonstrate…


(Lots and lots of) Recently Published EPM Content

Thanks to Christophe Fiessinger (Senior Technical Project Manager for EPM) for compiling a list of all the EPM content published since December 2008, separated out by audience. There’s an awful lot of content available – have a quick look through and see if any is relevant to your EPM development.   Office Online The following…


Microsoft Project Conference + Microsoft Project 2010 Ignite

By now, I’m sure you have all registered for Microsoft Project Conference (Phoenix, AZ – 14th to 17th Sep 2009)! We’re also inviting Microsoft partners to the Microsoft Project 2010 Ignite Airlift. This is an added value to Project Conference and is at no additional cost! This is a fantastic opportunity to get an early…


Recorded EPM Demo Part 7: New features in Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007

The final part of the EPM Click Through Demo showcases some of the new features in Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007, including change highlighting, multi-level undo, task driver information, visual reporting capabilities and recurring status reports.     Download this video here: http://silverlight.services.live.com/81686/Project%202007%20New%20Features/video.wmv


Recorded EPM Demo Part 6: Managing Projects Effectively

Part 5 of the Click Through Demo focuses on how the Microsoft EPM solution can help Project Managers effectively manage their projects. This includes demonstrating how project team members can record the time spent working on project tasks by reporting task progress and by completing timesheets, and how they can submit written updates on their…


Recorded EPM Demo Part 5: Planning Projects

Part 5 of the Click Through Demo shows how the Microsoft EPM solution can be used to help Project Managers and Resource Managers plan projects. This includes looking at resource availability on Project Web Access, assigning resources to a project stored on Microsoft Office Project Server 2007.     Download this video here: http://silverlight.services.live.com/81686/Planning%20Projects/video.wmv


Recorded EPM Demo Part 4: Advanced Analysis on the Project Portfolio

Part 4 of the EPM Click Through Demo is around the advanced analysis that can be performed on the portfolio of projects. It follows on from selecting an optimised portfolio in part 3.   Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 allows some advanced analysis on the selected portfolio. This includes an efficiency frontier curve, to…