Project Server 2007 and SQL Server 2008 – Error Messages With Data Analysis Cubes(OLAP)

****Update**** – The December 2008 release of the Feature pack for SQL Server 2005 at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=536FD7D5-013F-49BC-9FC7-77DEDE4BB075&displaylang=en means that loading the Management Objects Collection from this release will resolve the problems outlined below.  *** Update *** There is now an official document that says some of this and more – See my latest blog for details – http://blogs.msdn.com/brismith/archive/2008/11/21/project-server-2007-technet-document-now-live-for-using-sql-server-2008.aspx…


Where Am I? (Getting Lost in the PWA MY Tasks page)

When Project Web Access 2007 first released, we discovered that scrolling through the ActiveX controls on the My Tasks page or the Timesheet caused the column headers to disappear.  With the release of the Infrastructure Update in July of this year, some improvements were made to address this issue, but as we discovered last week,…


Any Robotics Fans out there in ProjectLand?

Occasionally something will catch my eye on other Microsoft stuff going on and I wonder if readers would be interested.  I seem to see a strong correlation with Project Mangement and Photography – so have posted in the past of photographic things. This time it is Robotics.  Robochamps gives people a chance to get in…


Project Gantt chart bar Borders Won’t Print

When you create custom formats for bars, either by using Format Bar or Format Bar Styles, the border of the bar may not render in the preview, nor does it show up in the final print out.  This problem will occur if you select a bar shape that is not equal to the full height…


Project Server 2007: Check-in still pending?

***UPDATE***  Please see my posting on the December 2008 CU – http://blogs.msdn.com/brismith/archive/2008/12/17/project-server-2007-december-2008-cumulative-update-released.aspx.  The Project Professional 2007 CU – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959643 has a fix for this issue! *** 2nd Update *** But also see http://blogs.msdn.com/brismith/archive/2009/02/11/project-server-2007-check-in-still-pending-even-after-december-cu.aspx  I replied to a comment on this topic – but think it warrants a new posting so I have polished my reply and added…


Allow Me to (re)Introduce myself!

Hello everyone!  And thank you, Brian, for making me feel so welcome here!  I’m incredibly excited to be returning to my roots at Microsoft by re-joining the MS Project support team! For long-time Project users, there’s a remote possibility that you may remember me as I have a long history with Project support.  I started…