Category Archives: PMI

Calculate Variance in Working Days after setting another baseline in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, I’ve got a question which is: “How do you calculate the working days in formulas when the baseline is not Baseline 0, and you need to see variance of that Baseline?” It’s easy and I’ll show you how with … Continue reading

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Material resources over different time than workload in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, I have interesting question from one of my Blog readers:”I am working with Engineering services provider. I have created my resource pool sheet. I have assigned my resources (Employees/Engineers) on different projects. These engineers use different tools (licenses etc.) … Continue reading

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Customized resource calendar and its effect on task duration in MS PROJECT 2016!

Hi, my blog reader has a question and I’m going to repro his scenario step by step, and answer the question using MS PROJECT 2016. First I will create a 5 day Task: There are 2 resources assigned to the … Continue reading

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Fixed Duration Tasks and Resource availability in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, today I will show you what happens wen you have Fixed Duration Tasks with Resources assigned to them, and those resource are unavailable at the specific time. I will use MS PROJECT 2016 First I will create simple Project … Continue reading

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How to avoid unnecessary Resources in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, as you may already know, you can put Resources in MS PROJECT in many different ways. Sometimes this is good, but sometimes it can be very annoying. I will show you one example with MS PROJECT 2016! First I’m … Continue reading

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Project Manager, Manager, and Micromanagement

Hi, today I want to discuss with you about Micromanagement. What is Micromanagement anyway? It is a Management style whereby a Manager closely observes and/or controls the work of his/her subordinates or employees, or project team. Is it bad? YES! … Continue reading

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Predecessors, Successors and Task form in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, How often do you have a large Project with lot of Tasks? Hundreds of them. And your schedule is very complicated. And then, suddenly you have to change something. Maybe relations within Tasks, maybe your timeline is too long, … Continue reading

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