Work the problem, not the solution!

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 […]

New site for Chris Vandersluis – speaker

If you are considering engaging me as a speaker then you might want to stop by my new site  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 […]

June Cumulative Update for Project 2007 and Project Server 2007

  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 […]

Commoditizing Project Management for the Mid-market

Over the last 5 years I’ve spent a fair amount of time working with Microsoft on deployments of its Project Server system. Microsoft refers to its entire solution as the Microsoft EPM (Enterprise Project Management) Solution as it encompasses much more than just Project Server. To consider the total solution we think of a “stack” […]