Technical How-To

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Entering Actual Progress in MS Project: Alternative Methods

Our last post covered the most common method for tracking progress information: the Update Tasks function. While that is the quickest and easiest way to track progress if you cannot use Project Web App, there are several other ways, many of which can...
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Entering Actual Progress in Microsoft Project: Update Tasks

When tracking information is not obtained through Project Web App, Microsoft Project 2016 allows you to enter five different types of actual task information. These are actual start and finish dates, % complete, actual and remaining duration, actual and...
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Progress Tracking Using Project Web App: Timesheet Page and Task Time Approval

Our last post introduced using Project Web App for progress tracking and covered the Tasks page. This post will cover the Timesheet page and task time approval. Timesheet Page Project Web App includes a separate timesheet function that can be connected...
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Tracking Progress Using Project Web App

Our last post detailed the tracking options in Microsoft Project. This post will cover how to track progress with Project Web App. Deciding on a Tracking Approach Tracking progress has different implications for different roles and groups within an organization....
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Top 3 Reports and Summaries in Microsoft Project

One of the most revamped features in Microsoft Project over the last several years is their reporting options. This post covers the best reports and summaries to keep an eye on, as well as a quick guide on how to use them. 1) Project Statistics The Project...
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Next Level Baselining Maneuvers in MS Project

Our last post covered the basics of how to set and view baselines in Microsoft Project. This post will cover intermediate baselining functions, including: Setting multiple baselines Capturing interim plans Clearing baselines Using project-saved baselines...
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