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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…

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