A Weekend with Project Server

A Weekend with Project Server

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Well… I have set a goal to learn Microsoft Project by the end of the year, which gives me through… <checks calendar>… Monday.

Crap.

I run a decent number of projects simultaneously, and want to be able to publicly report on progress to stakeholders through SharePoint.

Project has lists, SharePoint has lists.
Project has Gantt Charts, SharePoint has Gantt Charts.
Project has Calendars, SharePoint has Calendars.

Should be a perfect fit, but as far as I can tell (and I am likely missing something stupidly obvious), I cannot sync Project and SharePoint without Project Server. <sigh…> Looks like I have a weekend in front of me to ramp up on a server product as well as Project itself. Nice!

So, my weekend will be spent with my good friends Carl Chatfield (I took a class from him once) and Teresa Stover, authors of the two following books.

 sbs io

I also see that we have a series of free eBooks on setting up Project Server. They are all in Times New Roman (which I am not a big fan of), but if you open them up in Word 2007, click on "Change Styles" on the main toolbar, and then select "Style Set" and "Word 2007". That will change the fonts to Cambria for the headings, and Calibri for the body text. They will look MUCH better J

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Planning and architecture for Office Project Server (Download )

Designed to lead a team through the steps of planning a new solution based on Office Project Server 2007.

1.5

Deployment for Office Project Server (Download )

Covers installing and configuring Office Project Server in a new deployment.

1

Migration for Office Project Server (Download )

Covers migrating data from previous versions to Office Project Server 2007.

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Planning and architecture for Office Project Server 2007 (Download )

The content in this planning guide is designed to lead a team through the steps of planning and deploying a new solution based on Office Project Server 2007.

1.6

What's new in Office Project 2007 (Download )

This article examines what is new in Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, Project Web Access 2007, and Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007.

0.5

Technical Reference for Office Project Server 2007 (Download )

Covers technical reference information for Office Project Server 2007.

1

Cube Building Service in Office Project Server 2007 (Download )

Covers instructions for configuring, managing, and troubleshooting the Cube Building Service in Office Project Server 2007.

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Understanding and Using the Queuing system in Office Project Server 2007 (Download )

Covers instructions for understanding and using the Queuing system in Office Project Server 2007.

1

Managing timesheets in Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 (Download )

Provides instructions for managing the Timesheet functionality features in Microsoft Office Project Server 2007

1

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