Tips and Tricks: Modify the baseline in Project 2007

Change is inevitable. Adding new tasks to a project that has already been approved and baselined can be troublesome—to you and stakeholders. But don’t fret. You don’t need to set a new baseline to take into account the new tasks. Just update the old baseline. To modify the baseline that has already been set, do…


Project 2010: Introducing Exchange Integration

Exchange Integration provides the ability for team members on a project to view, update, delete and report status on their published tasks in Outlook, Outlook Web Access (OWA) or any other application that is capable of syncing tasks from Exchange Server. This functionality replaces the Project 2007 Outlook add-in that allowed team member to report…


Tips and Tricks: Get the scoop quickly

The biggest question in project management is: How is my project going? The quickest way to learn this is to take a look at the Project Statistics dialog box in Project 2007. To get to this, on the Project Menu, click Project Information, and then click the Statistics button. At a glance, you can find…


Project 2010: Introducing AutoFilter

In Project 2010, we made a big update to AutoFilter in the client. Now from the column header you can sort, filter on, and group by the field. Essentially there are four zones: Sorting: Depending on the type of field, you can sort alphabetically, numerically, or chronologically. Group By: You can select to group explicitly…


Project 2010 Webcast: Project 2010 Overview

Would you like to see the forthcoming Microsoft Project 2010 release demonstrated live? Keshav Puttaswamy, Group Program Manager, Microsoft, will discuss and demonstrate core capabilities and features of the upcoming release – Microsoft Project 2010. The webcast will cover the key bets of unifying project & portfolio management, improving execution with effective collaboration, enhancing user…


Video: Project 2010 – Editing Very Large Projects

As promised in our post where we introduced Web Based Editing, we now have a video to demonstrate the speed with which you can edit a large project in Project Web Access. This project has 6,300 tasks and, as you can see from the video, in just a few short seconds you can load the…


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…