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Project Schedule Quality 103: Finding Invalid Milestones

In this Microsoft Project tutorial, you’ll identify invalid milestones using by creating an invalid milestone custom filter.

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Project Schedule Quality 102: Finding Invalid Summary Tasks

In this Microsoft Project tutorial, you’ll learn how to identify invalid summary tasks in a project schedule by building custom filters. We want to identify any summary tasks that have a predecessor and any summary tasks that have resources assigned.

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Using Deadlines in Microsoft Project

One of the key lessons learned with Microsoft Project is to build a dynamic project schedule. A dynamic schedule is properly sequenced and is free of any task constraints. As the project executes, the Start and Finish dates will adjust based on the actual start/finish and actual work/duration recorded in the schedule.

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Microsoft Project Tutorial Create Custom Filters with MS Project 2013

I often receive requests for specific tutorials on how to customize Microsoft Project. Creating custom filters, views and tables to help identify late tasks, schedule quality issues or track progress are all part of a project manager’s tool kit. With every new project, the PM can use a customized MS Project template to manage the […]

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Microsoft Project Dashboard Tutorial

Creating a management report that  project status within a program or portfolio often requires Microsoft PowerPoint or 3rd party software to develop a project dashboard. Executive management simply wants to see status at a glance and spending unnecessary time creating great looking PowerPoint or Visio diagrams just adds to the project manager’s administrative burden. Wouldn’t […]

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