So many blogs, so little time…

There’s so much being published on Project related blogs, its hard to keep up with it all.  So, attached is an OPML file which contains the RSS feeds for the a number of Project related blogs.  This file can be imported into and read using Outlook 2007 if you follow the instructions here: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA012299401033.aspx?pid=CH100622171033 If you don’t have…


Material Resource Usage Illustrated

Dr. Ed Hanna, one of our most senior field people for EPM recently posted a great example of using material resources using Project Server.  So, I’m taking Ed’s e-mail and converting into this post.  I hope you find this very useful. Here’s an example of how you might use Project to track the pouring of the concrete…


SQL Server Reporting Services Report Pack for Project Server 2007

This post contains a zip file attachment which is the SQL Server Reporting Services(SSRS) 2005 report pack for Project Server 2007.  This attachment contains 9 items total:  One overview document describing the setup for each report as well as any new custom fields/lookup tables that are required to make these reports function.  Seven PDFs which are sample output for each…


Talk Amongst Yourselves

I’ve been getting a lot of email lately with some great questions.  Rather than attempting to answer individually, I thought it best to give you a forum to ask these questions. So, to facilitate knowledge sharing, please post your questions as a comment to this post.  Assuming it is information we can discuss publicly, we’ll give you…


Publishing – Made Simple

“What happened to my publishing options?” is one of the frequently asked questions from sharp-eyed project managers who have just upgraded from Project Server 2003 to Project Server 2007. The answer is complex enough to deserve this blog entry. My design needed to deliver in two areas: – Simplicity, our research showed that very few…


Please Send Us Error Reports

Before I came to Microsoft, I always cancelled the “Send error reporting to Microsoft”.  I didn’t know what was being captured or how it was being used.  Brief feelings of being spied upon would come over me.  So, my choice was always to cancel. Now that I work for Microsoft, I wanted to pass on…