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The Baseline Execution Index (BEI)

By |2020-08-21T21:32:09+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Microsoft Project Tutorials|

The Baseline Execution Index (BEI) is a powerful metric that is used to track and report how closely a project is being executed in comparison to the baseline schedule. While this metric can be used to track starts or finishes, normally BEI is used to track finishes. For the rest of this appendix, BEI will […]

Improved Task Status Fields

By |2021-03-08T16:45:49+00:00January 14th, 2020|Microsoft Project Tutorials|

In this tutorial, we will create two custom fields that can be used individually or together to quickly and easily determine the status of each task. We are going to build off of the knowledge that we learned in our Statusing the Project Schedule tutorial. If you haven’t read that tutorial yet, you might want to […]

Statusing the Project Schedule

By |2021-02-15T17:18:28+00:00January 8th, 2020|Microsoft Project Tutorials|

In this tutorial, we will learn what it means to status a project schedule. If you are scratching your head asking, what the heck is statusing the schedule, then this tutorial is for you! I am going to explain what statusing the schedule is, why we need to do it, and walk through the statusing process. And don’t […]

Microsoft Project and the Critical Path

By |2020-08-22T01:16:44+00:00January 6th, 2020|Microsoft Project Tutorials|

In this tutorial, we are going to dive into a technical discussion about Microsoft Project and the Critical Path. In doing so, I am going to teach you that Microsoft Project does not show the Critical Path. That’s right! You read correctly. Microsoft Project does not show the Critical Path. Instead of the Critical Path, I am […]

Project X-Ray Critical Path and Driving Path Traces

By |2021-03-28T02:04:35+00:00January 6th, 2020|Project X-Ray Tutorials|

In this tutorial, I will provide an overview of the four different Critical Path and Driving Path functions that Project X-Ray provides and why each function is important. This tutorial builds off of the tutorial: Microsoft Project and the Critical Path. If you have not read that tutorial, I recommend you read it before moving forward with […]

A Schedule Complexity Model

By |2021-02-07T19:47:37+00:00June 18th, 2019|Microsoft Project Tutorials|

In this blog, I am going to introduce you to the concept of a schedule complexity model. Why did I write this blog? The answer is simple… I wanted to change the belief that some project managers have regarding resource loaded schedules. In short, many project managers believe that we must capture and track resources and/or costs […]