Early Project 2010 Feedback and Issues

It’s been great to see how many people have downloaded the Project 2010 Beta so far! Keep the feedback coming in the forums and through Send a Smile. I wanted to post to clarify a few of the most common issues people have been hitting so far. Connecting Project 2010 client to Project 2007 Server…


Time Tracking in Project Server 2010

As you might imagine we are all very excited to be able to talk about the new features coming in Project Server 2010. One of the areas where we’ve made huge investments is in Time Tracking where we’ve had a huge amount of feedback from our customers. The feedback has been immensely valuable in helping…


Calling all Admins – There’s a New Blog for You

Announcing the Admin Blog!  Coinciding with the release of Public Beta, we are aggregating all Project Administrator / Implementer content into a TechNet blog located at  http://blogs.technet.com/projectadministration The content of this blog will cover setup, upgrade, performance, backup/restore and planning topics for Project Server 2010/Project Client 2010.  We will also have Project Server 2007/Project Client…


Now Available – Project 2010 Beta!!!

You’ve heard the buzz, seen the posts, now check it out for yourself – the Project 2010 Beta is now available!!! To download: Click here for Project. You can download the other Office applications from here To send feedback: Use Send-a-Smile. When you install Project 2010, you’ll notice that a smiley face and frown now…


Tips and Tricks: Contour your work

  A typical work week is rarely typical. Yet, you can plan for this with a Project 2007 feature called “work contours.” If you discover that there is a consistent work pattern in your organization where people are assigned to work more hours at the beginning of a task than at the end, you can…


Project 2010: Introducing Demand Management

Demand Management is about capturing all work proposals in one single place, taking these proposals through a multi-stage governance process, making decisions on which proposals to approve and tracking progress on their execution until the work is completed. A key component within Demand Management is the Workflow governance model we have now implemented within Microsoft…


Project 2010: Introducing Portfolio Analysis

In Project Server 2010, a rich set of new Portfolio Strategy features are now available in the core Project Server product serving to more closely unify project and portfolio management. Those familiar with Portfolio Server 2007 will recognize many of these features, but will appreciate the enhancements made possible by rebuilding them on the Project…


Ask a Project PM: Timesheets and Task Status

Thanks all for your insightful questions on timesheets and task status in Project Server 2007! Project PM Patrick Conlan has some answers for you in this video:Ask a Project PM: Timesheets and Task Status Many thanks to Patrick for a well-versed interview. Watch for another topic next week!


Microsoft Project 2010 Session at Tech Ed Europe 2009

Please find below the list of Project 2010 sessions that will be delivered at Tech Ed Europe 2009 in Berlin in November. We will also have a Microsoft Project 2010 booth staffed by product experts in the Microsoft Product Pavilion so please drop by and ask plenty of questions! Session Description Code Speaker Date/Location Microsoft…


Project 2010 Technical Resources

We are pleased to announce the availability of the following Microsoft Project 2010 technical resources, save these bookmarks! TechNet Project 2010 TechCenter At http://technet.microsoft.com/projectserver/default.aspx the following areas are covered for IT Professionals: Planning, Deploying and Operating Project 2010 Environment, including Project 2010 hardware and software requirements and deployment guidance Upgrade and Migrating to Project 2010…