Tony Zink

The Promoted Links app in SharePoint 2013 is a great way to graphically display a list of animated navigation tiles, similar to the tiles that appear on the PWA home page:

Tony Zink
Tony Zink

6 months 2 weeks ago

Categories: Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project 2013, Scheduling

Using the deadline feature in Microsoft Project is a great way to impose a deadline on a task, milestone, or summary in your project schedule and see whether your dynamic schedule is causing you to meet or miss that deadline...

Tony Zink

Recorded sessions and PowerPoint presentations from the Microsoft Project Conference 2014, held February 2 - 5, 2014 in Anaheim, California, are now available on Microsoft's Channel 9 web site.

Tony Zink
Tony Zink

6 months 3 weeks ago

Categories: Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project 2013, Scheduling

Perhaps you are aware that you can use the Task Notes feature in Microsoft Project to attach work details, update history, or other notes to individual tasks in a project schedule... but what if you want to store general notes in a project that are NOT specific to an individual task?

Tony Zink

Microsoft announced today on the Office Updates blog that Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available for Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Project 2013, and Microsoft SharePoint 2013:

Tony Zink

In Microsoft Project Server, we have had the ability to link project-related artifacts such as documents, issues, and risks to project tasks and to one another for quite some time.

Tony Zink

If you use Microsoft Project Server, Project Online, or SharePoint for managing projects and you have privileges to customize a Project Site, then you can supplement any built-in list or library repositories (such as risks and issues) with your own custom repositories, such as project team contac

Tony Zink
Tony Zink

7 months 21 hours ago

Categories: Uncategorized

You may have heard the rumors, but Microsoft officially announced today on the Office Blogs that their previously-named Office Web Apps -- an online version of the popular Microsoft Office programs -- have been renamed as Office Online.

Tony Zink
Tony Zink

7 months 2 days ago

Categories: Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project 2013, Scheduling

Sometimes it can be difficult to visually align task rows in Microsoft Project with their corresponding shapes in the Gantt Chart:

Tony Zink

Although most of the functionality is similar to older versions, Microsoft Project 2013 has a cleaner, updated look... but you may find that progress bars in a Gantt Chart are a bit more difficult to see because of the lighter colors used:

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