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The Augmented Project Manager

By |February 11th, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Collaboration, Cortana, Project, Project Online, Project Server|Tags: , , , , , |

This article was originally published on our CIO Magazine blog, the Effective Enterprise.  After seeing recent industry presentations on bots, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), I see the application of these technologies changing the practice [...]

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How to: Group Dates by Week in Power BI

By |January 7th, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Power BI, Project Online, Technical, Tip|Tags: , , |

This post shows you how to use the date hierarchy and the grouping function to easily group your data by year, month, week in Power BI. This can be very handy when reporting against data [...]

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3 problems tracking operations in Project – Part 2

By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: Project Online, Project Server, Real World Tip|Tags: , , , , , |

In part 1, we outlined the problems that many customers encounter managing operational work in Project. We need to capture this information for higher fidelity resource capacity. However, previous methods required more work on the [...]

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3 problems tracking operations in Project, and how to fix them.

By |September 19th, 2016|Categories: Project Online, Project Server, Real World Tip, Strategy|Tags: , , , |

Many organizations struggle to manage resource capacity. If they are following the OPRA Resource Capacity model, the need to track recurring operations work immediately becomes necessary. This article is based on real world experiences while [...]

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The Benefit of One Simple Change in Project Online

By |September 14th, 2016|Categories: Project, Project Online, Project Server, Real World Tip|Tags: , |

What we typically do today. This post is about what can be gained from making one simple change in your Resource Custom Field configuration. Many companies have an FTE Yes/No type resource custom field [...]

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How to query Project Online multiple value fields in Power BI

By |September 9th, 2016|Categories: Business Intelligence, Power BI, Project Online, Solution|Tags: , , |

This post addresses a need to arises when querying Project Online data via OData. It can also serve as a solution template for other data sources. Synopsis A number of projects in our portfolio have [...]

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