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Well, it took awhile but it’s finally out!  The AMA Handbook of Project Management Third Edition was recently released (I’ve got my copy on my desk).  It looks fabulous and not just because I’m in it.  This is a collaborative work of some great people in the project management industry made into a 500 page guide on how to get projects done.  I was flattered to be asked to write a section on Enterprise Project…

People are always coming to me asking for my help designing a solution they’ve already designed. It’s not their fault of course. Project Management software vendors have become very adept at creating marketing materials that make it look easy to deploy an enterprise project management solution “out-of-the-box” so if you find some solution for a particular problem in the marketing literature, it seems an easy decision to make. Take an example I had recently. A…

If you are considering engaging me as a speaker then you might want to stop by my new site www.vandersluis.name.  This site contains information on past speeches and biographical data that will be of use for those doing conferences, seminars and corporate gatherings where you think I may be able to make a contribution.  Stop by the site and let me know if you are considering engaging me in a speaker capacity. Chris

I’m a child of the 60s. Born in 1958, I was 8 years old when the original Batman TV series came on the air in 1966 and only 10 when it wound up in 1968. It lasted a 120 episodes but the impression it made lasts to this day. In the world of Adam West and Burt Ward who played Batman and Robin, there was a ‘bat’ solution to everything. No matter what the problem,…

  Microsoft has released a cumulative update for Project Server.  Such updates typically include components of both Project Server and Microsoft Office SharePointe Server (MOSS).  You’ll find the relative information below. Webcast on the June Cumulative Update: Information About Microsoft Project and Project Server Cumulative June Update How to deploy cumulative updates for Project and Project Server http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd239177.aspx Rollup Packages: This is a set of two rollup packages which contains all the fixes for WSS,…