Tag Archives: Project Management
Changing Values in Project Summary Tasks in MS PROJECT
Hi, Today I am going to show you how to change Duration or Start/Finish date on Summary Task using MS PROJECT 2019. I am going to create simple Project with tow Tasks under one Summary Task, and I’m going to … Continue reading
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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Junior Project Manager and expectations
Hi! How many times did you hear about job role called: JUNIOR PROJECT MANAGER? Friend of mine (who is very, very experienced Project Manager) always gets angry when he hear this. He says: “There is no such a thing like … Continue reading
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Default Assignment units in Microsoft Project 2016
Hi, I’ve got a question form one of my Blog readers: “I noticed that the generic resource is only used with 100% (default value) instead of the 140% or 240% (depending on the time when the task be processed). I … Continue reading
Resource vs. Task Calendar in MS PROJECT 2013 – PART 2
Hi, If you red my previous Post, you learned how to create Task Calendar, and force Resource to work on it on weekend. Is there another way? Yes it is! Credits to my Blog Reader for this post. Let’s say … Continue reading
How to assign 0$ costs for some Task with the same Resource in MS PROJECT 2013?
Hi, one of my Blog readers has a problem: “Good morning, Sir. I have a slight problem with my project. For some tasks the cost of one resource for tasks is 0$. We have the resource standard rate is … Continue reading
Resource over-allocation and Gantt chart in MS PROJECT 2013!
Hi, one of my Blog readers ask me this: “Hello, could you please advice…you all seem to be very experienced with MS. ‘m interested in resource management. I tried to apply MSP and found that I’m not able to … Continue reading
Slack (or Float) types in Microsoft Project 2013, Part 2
Hi, Let us continue with Slack story in MS PROJECT 2013. First I will create a new Project with Task List: Because picture is too big I will show you the Gant Chart: Now, again I will apply the … Continue reading
Slack (or Float) types in Microsoft Project 2013, Part 1
Hi, Today I am going to explain slack, or float in MS PROJECT 2013. There are two types of slack in MS PROJECT 2013: Free slack: The free slack of an activity is the time this activity can be … Continue reading
Units and Peak Units in MS PROJECT 2010! What are they?
Hi, I got this comment from one of my Blog readers: “I’ve seen there is a bug on calculation of USE!there are 2 conditions of fault: a) fixed work,,, you change duration… nothing happens to resource % useb) fixed Duration … Continue reading