This update addresses some issues customers commonly have with the View Effective Rights tool in the Office Project Server 2007 Project Resource Kit (PRK) and includes work-around methods for operating it properly.
This article describes options associated with the Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS) in Office Project Server 2007. It has been updated to correct errors in the descriptions of the available RBS options.
This article has been updated to include an important note about a known issue: installing the 2007 Office Servers Service Pack 2 (SP2) causes a trial version to be activated. The note explains how to resolve the issue.
This white paper describes an actual performance tuning lab for Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, including how the lab was done and what results were achieved.
This white paper outlines the recommended setup and configuration approach that will focus on best practices for an EPM-focused Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Intranet farm with a set of validated and tested best practices for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and EPM coexistence. A logical architecture diagram of an EPM-focused Office SharePoint Server 2007 Intranet farm is also provided for reference. The diagram is in Microsoft Visio file format.
This article outlines the process of moving Office Project Server 2007 Project Web Access data from one Project Server farm to a new Office Project Server 2007 farm.
The entire library for Office Project Server 2007 is now available as a downloadable .chm file. This download includes all content in the library as of May 7, 2009.
This helpful topic just came across from Toney Sisk in the Project Professional IW writing team:
Back To Basics: Find the task quickly
If you roam around in the Gantt Chart, sooner or later you may get lost. It can be a jungle in there, especially as projects get more complicated, and the bar side of the chart begins to show a large number of lines that seem to go nowhere after a while. Or worse, as the Gantt View may not show any bars, and you’re left wondering: Where did my project data go? What you want is something like a Here You Are button.
In Project, this button is called the Scroll to Task button, and even advanced project managers somehow don’t know the button is there to be clicked when all else fails.
Here’s an example. The bars have disappeared from the right side of the chart of a complicated project with a zillion task dependencies:
But when I click the Scroll To Task Button on the Standard toolbar (or Ctrl + Shift + F5), the bars come into view:
You may find this the most used command in Project, because, like I say, it can be a link-line jungle in there.
The new Office IT Pro Bookstore lists a number of books and book excerpts about Office suite and desktop programs, including Project Server and Project Professional. The audience is primarily the IT administrator, but also included are titles for project managers, programmers, and power users. Links to Amazon.com makes this a convenient experience to easily find and purchase the books you want. Additional titles and excerpts will be regularly added.