Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server 2010 Demo Virtual Machine

Following the recent release of the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack in March 2011 (New Feature Pack from Visual Studio Improves Project Management and Software Development Team Collaboration), we are announcing the release of a demo virtual machine (VM) today that showcases the integration between both products. This…


New Feature Pack from Visual Studio Improves Project Management and Software Development Team Collaboration

*** Update *** June 28th, 2011 – Please note the following resources are now available:  Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server 2010 Demo Virtual Machine Latest Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack videos & webcast We are excited to announce the release of the Visual Studio Team Foundation…


Announcing Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack Beta

We are excited to announce the release of the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack Beta to Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN subscribers. Integration between Project Server and Team Foundation Server is a huge leap forward for organizations that want to bridge the gap between the Project Management…


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…


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!

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Back to Basics: Reporting your status

Here’s the scenario: you’re a team member assigned to some tasks, and (surprise surprise) your manager would like you to provide a status update. What’s more is he wants it done through Project Web Access. You panic a little, maybe break out into cold sweats, can’t sleep a wink, yada yada. Well first of all,…

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Project Server 2007 Report Pack II – “The Top Reports”

Passing along some great info…Report Pack II for Project Server 2007 has been released! This is great news because it addresses A) WHAT reports you should run in your Project Server 2007 environment, and B) WHY you should run them. It includes 40 Management and Governance reports, designed by top Microsoft consultants who deploy and…


Buffer, downtime, and productivity

Maybe it’s because I’ve been swamped this week while the sun’s been shining here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, but I’ve been doing some thinking about buffer, downtime, and productivity. I don’t think it’s a secret that projects have a tendency to come in late sometimes. Things come up, bad stuff happens, tasks are delayed…not…

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Project Server 2007: License type set to trial after loading Office Server Service Pack 2 (SP2)

There is an issue with Office Server SP2 where a product expiration date is improperly activated. This means SharePoint will expire as though it was a trial 180 days after SP2 was deployed. This will not affect the normal function of SharePoint up until the expiration date passes. See Brian Smith’s blog for more details…

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Announcing Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Microsoft Project 2007 and Microsoft Project Server 2007

Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Office Project  2007 and Office Project Server 2007 has been released to the Microsoft Download Center! It includes all the fixes prior to SP2 (including the February 2009 Cumulative Update), and also several enhancements to Project Standard and Professional, Project Server, SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Before…

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