Microsoft Project

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 […]

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 […]