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HMS and Proji-Controle will be co-hosting a Live Seminar in Montreal on November 30th.  The seminar will show how using TimeControl in conjunction with the Primavera project management system provides an integrated enterprise project management environment that can be used for auditable project tracking purposes such as R&D tax claims, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, DCAA compliance, ARRA Reporting compliance and more.  Find out more about the seminar in the HMS Software Events area or register online for…

Microsoft has recommended that Project Server users not load the current October Cumulative update due to an issue discovered with the SharePoint Cumulative update that is a part of the overall update. Please see the posting on the SharePoint blog regarding an issue recently discovered with the October CU for SharePoint Server 2010 that also affects Project Server 2010 – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2010/11/05/critical-information-about-the-sharepoint-server-2010-october-cumulative-update.aspx.    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2010/11/06/details-and-workaround.aspx. Packages Impacted The Cumulative Update packages affected are the Server Packages for…

Project and Project Server and SharePoint October 2007 Cumulative Update Updates for Project Server 2007 This include a number of fixes, so Microsoft strongly recommends that you test this in a test environment based on your production environment before putting this fix live in production. The article below provides information on how to deploy the Project Server Cumulative Update. Deploy cumulative updates (Project Server 2007) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd239177.aspx Service Pack 2 for both WSS and Office Servers…

Project and Project Server August 2010 Cumulative Update From the EPMGuidance Blog: www.epmguidance.com   Project / Project Server 2007 Individual Product Packages: Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package (sts-x-none.msp): August 31, 2010 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2276469 Description of the Project Server 2007 hotfix package (Pjsrvapp-x-none.msp; Pjsrvwfe-x-none.msp): August 31, 2010 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2276475 Description of the Office Project 2007 hotfix package (project-x-none.msp): August 31, 2010 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2289175 Server Rollup Packages: Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Cumulative Update Server…

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…