Microsoft Project 2013

Microsoft Project: Displaying the Total Float (Slack) of Tasks on the Gantt Chart

02/23/15
by Ten Six

To better understand the total float of tasks in your schedule, it’s often very useful to display these on the Gantt chart. A Gantt chart view of total slack may complement or even provide more insight than a tabulated list of values…

Setting up a Baseline in Microsoft Project 2013

02/06/15
by Ten Six

If you are not sure how to set up a baseline to measure project progress in Microsoft 2013 then you may find this article very helpful. After completion of the initial planning phase of the project, where the tasks..

Monitoring Near Critical Tasks in Microsoft Project 2013

01/30/15
by Ten Six

Monitoring your near critical activities can be, in some schedules, as important as the critical ones. You need to be aware of where these activities are located on your schedule, so you can keep an eye..

Microsoft Project Print To PDF Options Explored

01/21/15
by Ten Six

If you are looking for a way to create an adobe pdf file of your schedule that clearly displays an outline of your project tasks and corresponding Gantt chart, then you should check out the many great print options available in Microsoft Project 2013..

Adding Generic Labor Resources In Microsoft Project 2013

01/12/15
by Ten Six

One of the more sophisticated areas of scheduling is the assignment of resources to the tasks. To do effective resource assignment in Microsoft Project you need to be familiar with the methods for assigning labor, material, and costs..

Auto & Manual Schedule Task Entry in Microsoft Project 2013

01/02/15
by Ten Six

Microsoft Project 2013 allows for the manual and automatic entry of task data. The manual entry option simply records the name of the task you enter. It does not provide a duration or Start and Finish dates. The automatic entry provides an..

Grouping Tasks in Microsoft Project 2013

12/23/14
by Ten Six

Microsoft Project 2013 allows you to sort and organize your tasks by various specific fields to help you better track various aspects of your schedule. Perhaps, you want to organize your schedule into groups by resource type..

Scheduling a Task Interruption in Microsoft Project 2013

12/16/14
by Ten Six

We recently had a question from a customer who asked how to use the Split Task feature in Microsoft Project 2013 to suspend work on a task. So let’s take a look at a scenario and explain how this really useful feature works…

Microsoft Project Export from Primavera P6 Now Working

12/11/14
by TheP6Pro

At the very beginning of 2014 we published an article concerning some missing relationships with the Export to Microsoft Project XML feature in Primavera P6; at the time using P6 R8.3.0. With the October 2014 release of Primavera P6 R8.4 however, those shortfalls have been addressed..

Deltek Cobra New Release Announced at Deltek Insight Conference

11/14/14
by TheCobraGuy

Deltek announced the latest release of their industry leading Earned Value engine Cobra 5.1.3 at the Deltek Insight conference this week and its immediate availability. In addition to the usual maintenance updates..

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