Microsoft Project 2013

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..

Optimizing Schedules in Microsoft Project 2013 using Finish-to-Finish Relationships

11/12/14
by Ten Six

Modeling relationships between tasks in any scheduling tool requires knowledge of both the project work and how it will be performed as well as the tool. Simple Finish-to-Start relationships may not always give you the optimum schedule efficiency or allow you to model the work as it will actually occur…

Setting Up a Four-Day Work Week in Microsoft Project 2013

10/24/14
by Ten Six

Before you begin scheduling tasks in Microsoft Project 2013, it is important to create a calendar that represents the default working days for project tasks. The default project calendar is used by Microsoft Project 2013 to set the working days and times for project tasks..

Deltek Cobra and Microsoft Project 2013

08/13/12
by TheCobraGuy

The latest announcement from Microsoft that all things ‘Office’ are about to change got me thinking about one thing: will the new Microsoft Project 2013 integrate with Deltek Cobra?..

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