Project Server 2007: December 2009 CU Released!

Thanks to Rob and the Office Sustained Engineering team, and of course the product group, we now have the December 2009 CU for the Office clients and servers, including Project Server 2007.  The biggest area of fixes in this release relate to changes in the handling of administrative time, actual work and calendar exceptions –…


Project Server 2010 and 2007 Webcasts this week! (or recorded if you miss them)

A few webcasts coming up this week – enjoy! Title Date/Time Description Presenter Overview of Microsoft Project Server 2010 for IT Professionals Tuesday, December 15, 2009 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) In this webcast, we provide an overview of Microsoft Project Server 2010 features, requirements, and deployment considerations that IT professionals need to…


Project 2010 and Project Server 2010: The Beta is out – some early issues people are seeing

If this is the first you have heard of the Beta (Where have you been?  Can I come next time?) then take a look at http://blogs.msdn.com/project/archive/2009/11/18/now-available-project-2010-beta.aspx for the links to Project and http://blogs.msdn.com/project_programmability/archive/2009/11/19/project-2010-sdk.aspx for great links to the new developer stuff (Great work Jim!). A couple of early issues or regular questions are: Can I…


Project 2007 and 2010: A New Blog on the Block – but familiar authors

If you haven’t seen the other announcements of the brand new Project Administration Blog then take a look over at http://blogs.technet.com/projectadministration/ and add a link to your browser favorites or RSS reader.  Treb Gatte will be the primary blogger, but some of the kind of postings that have come from me and Christophe will in…


Project Server 2010: Two great new feature posts on the Project blog

I’ve been busy supporting our early adopter customers for Project 2010 and haven’t managed a post recently, or kept up with responding to blog comments (trying to catch up now…)  But plenty of good stuff to read over on the Project product group blog at Project 2010- Introducing Demand Management and Project 2010- Introducing Portfolio…


Project Server 2007 and 2010: Roundup of the week

If you are interested in 2010 then the Product Group blog has a brand new article from Bonny on user controlled scheduling. This covers the ability to turn of the scheduling engine for selected tasks (task type changed from automatically scheduled to manually scheduled) and also introduces the new Task Inspector – which is Task…


A Very Special Day for Microsoft!

In case you hadn’t noticed this is a very special day for Microsoft.  Yes, Project 2010 is featured on the Office 2010 blog at http://blogs.technet.com/office2010/archive/2009/10/22/introducing-project-2010.aspx! Oh, and we launched Windows 7 too…


SharePoint 2010: What does it do for Project? Some good ULS log enhancements.

With the 2010 release Project Server now requires SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise (what we might previously thought of as MOSS) rather than just SharePoint Foundation (previously WSS).  This gives us access to all the features such as Excel Services for reporting, but also such things as PerformancePoint Services for Business Intelligence.  But as well as…