11.17.2010

From Microsoft Project Momentum 2010 (1st Day–Nov’17)

(Publicado en el blog profesional de Ramon Costa: www.pgpsi.com)

 

Some notes I took during first day of Microsoft Project Momentum 2010 EMEA, in Barcelona.

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I hope you will consider them interesting.

Project Management is a “young” discipline:

  • Gantt Chart developed in 1910s by Herny Lawrence Gantt
  • CPM invented in 1950s
  • Earned Value Manag. and PERT method appeared in 1960s
  • PMI was launched 1969

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Microsoft Project 2010 community: http://www.microsoft.com/project/en/us/community.aspx

Microsoft Project 2010 Investment Areas:

  • Simple and Intuitive User Experience
    • Ribbon UI and backstage view
    • Intuitive Excel-like behavior
    • Timeline view
    • Team planner
    • Connect teams with SharePoint sync
  • Enhances Collaboration and Reporting
    • Microsoft SharePoint (sites, communities, search, insights,…)
    • Project Server 2010 built on SharePoint Sever 2010
    • Easily create reports and dashboards
    • Better time and status reporting
    • Web-based project editing
  • Scalable and Connected Platform
    • Extended interoperability
    • Simplified administration
    • Rich platform services
    • Improved developer productivity
  • Unified Project and Portfolio Management
    • Single server with end-to-end PPM capabilities
    • Flexible project capture and initiation
    • Enhance governance through workflow
    • Powerful portfolio selection analytics

Some topics for the Microsoft Project Partners

More info about UMT Consulting Group and their solutions and services

TPG inked EPM with SAP system to map company code (CC) to resources (from SAP to EPM), for example. The also extended Microsot EPM for Status Board.

PM Consutling Services presented its solution over Microsoft Project 2010 that includes:

  • Monte Carlo Risk Simulator
  • Real-time timesheeting
  • Cost accounts expenses items
  • Construction resource model

SharPro Software Corporations focused its presentation in mid-market companies and their use of PPM

  • 50% of mid-market companies don’t have an implemented PPM methodology or processes.
  • SharPro Projects can be deployed in hours or minutes hosted
  • Available in english, spanish,…
  • Very oriented in reporting daily timesheet and controlling time dedication to task, in a simple and intuitive way
  • A simple way to have project status overview reports

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