This article looks at a lesser-known and tricky to find feature of Microsoft project that allows you to create a Level of Effort task. Level of Effort (LOE) tasks are often required in a critical path network to represent ongoing work that doesn’t typically represent a specific deliverable.
Often folks are asking about the differences between Microsoft Project and Oracle Primavera P6. While coming up with a definitive list is more than challenging, below highlights some of the major features
As Deltek is no longer continuing to develop Risk+, there are many users out there that will be looking to consider other Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA) tools. If you are a Microsoft Project user and need to consider an alternative to Risk+, then the folks at Barbecana have an offer for you.
Barbecana has just released Schedule Inspector as a separate product from their Schedule Risk Analysis tool, Full Monte. This offers folks more choice by allowing customers to buy just Schedule Inspector with it’s capabilities or Full Monte with it all built into one product.
Full Monte, Barbecana’s schedule risk analysis tool was released earlier this year has now been updated to version 2.0. It is designed and written specifically to integrate with Microsoft Project 2007 and 2010 providing Monte Carlo simulation capabilities. We did a previous review of Full Monte back in
The recent announcement from Microsoft (July 16th) that launched ‘The New Microsoft Office’ has certainly been generating a lot of interest, and a lot of questions. The question that we wanted to answer was whether or not the new Microsoft Project XML files would load into the current R8.2 version of Primavera P6.
When Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer announced the new Office 365 on Monday July 16th, it got us wondering what all this will mean for Microsoft Project users in the future. So we signed up for
This year, the Microsoft Project Conference 2012 will be held between March 19-22 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona. It promises over 90 sessions split in to three core tracks, Business Value & Insights, Deployment Administration & Developer and Product Session.
Full Monte, by Barbecana is an Add-in for Microsoft Project (“MSP”), which means that once installed (a breeze, by the way) it appears as part of the MSP menu system. It works with MSP 2007 and 2010.
Project plans are of course about the future, and everything about the future has some uncertainty associated with it. When a task’s duration is estimated to be 5 days it is accepted that this will probably not turn out to be precisely true.