Please find below a summary of the Microsoft Project presence at the upcoming Microsoft tech.ed North America 2010 in New Orleans, June 7-10, 2010. Following the launch of Project 2010 two weeks ago this will be the first public event with the 2010 RTM version, so it will be an exciting event with great content, and presence. Plan to attend and see Project 2010 in action (point your manager to this page: Convince your boss)!
See you in two weeks in New Orleans!
Breakout & Interactive Sessions:
|OSP209 | Microsoft Project and Project Server 2010 Overview
Monday, June 7 I 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
|This session provides an overview of the key investment areas and capabilities of Project Server 2010 and Project Professional 2010, including demand management, portfolio analysis, time tracking, business intelligence/reporting, and other better together capabilities, by being built of top of SharePoint 2010 Enterprise features.||Christophe Fiessinger, Jan Kalis|
|OSP303 | Deploying and Upgrading to Microsoft Project Server 2010
Tuesday, June 8 I 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
|This session provides an overview on how to deploy a Project Server 2010 Farm. Specific topics discussed includes upgrading and migrating from prior version (2007 and 2003), how to architect and configure Project Server within the context of a SharePoint Server 2010 Farm, capacity planning, and more.||Christophe Fiessinger, Rolly Perreaux, MVP|
|BIO10-INT | Light Up Your Project and Portfolio Management with Powerful Dashboards
Tuesday, June 8 I 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
|This session demonstrates how to build dashboards that span from individual project managers to company executives that show project and portfolio status and details in rich and interactive way to guide in the decision-making process. The session focuses on Microsoft products and solutions reaching from individual project management products to company-wide solutions. We demonstrate use of Microsoft Project Professional 2010, Microsoft Project Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 - especially its rich Business Intelligence tools (including Excel Services, PerformancePoint Services and Visio Services) to achieve the above declared goal.||Jan Kalis|
|OSP11-INT | Microsoft Project 2010 Frequently Asked Questions
Thursday, June 10 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
|In this interactive session, come to hear answers to Microsoft Project and Project Server 2010 frequently asked questions from customers and partners. Specific areas of coverage include the four key investments of Microsoft Project 2010: Unified Project and Portfolio Management, Simple and Intuitive User Experience, Enhanced Collaboration and Reporting, Scalable and Connected Platform. We’ll keep the session open for discussion, walk through some demos and discuss any IT Professional related topic.||Christophe Fiessinger, Jan Kalis|
|OSP03-INT | Customizing Microsoft Project 2010
Thursday, June 10 | 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
|This session provides an overview of the new customization/extensibility capabilities of Microsoft Project 2010. Using real examples, we demonstrate how to develop a custom project initiation process, to extend Project Web Access, and much more!||Jan Kalis|
Project Demo Station - Staffed by three experts from the product group: Bobby Burns, Jeff Wall, KC Vootkuri Krishna as well as MVP and your favorite Technical Product Managers. Great giveaways with 16GB Project Server 2010 USB key and cool looking Project Server 2010 shirts!
Book Signing 300 copies of the very first Project Server 2010 book entitled Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft® Project Server® 2010 will be given away and signed by the author himself: Rolly Perreaux, PMP, MVP, MCSE, MCT; abstract: This book is intended for Administrators, Systems Engineers, PMO Managers, Project Managers, Consultants and other people responsible for the deployment and management of a Microsoft EPM Solution using Project Server 2010 in medium to very large computing environments that use the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system.