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Analyze project performance with earned value analysis
Article Show All Hide All Earned value (earned value: A measure of the cost of work performed up to the status date or current date. Earned value uses your original cos...
Project 2010, Project 2007
Show slack in your project
Article View free or total slack (or float) in the Detail Gantt view with the Schedule table applied and use it as built-in buffer time when your project is at risk of ...
Project Professional 2013, Project Standard 2013
Create work breakdown structure (WBS) codes
Article Show All Hide All Work breakdown structure (WBS) (WBS: A hierarchical structure that is used to organize tasks for reporting schedules and tracking costs. With ...
Project 2007
Watch this: Split a task
Article Splitting a task interrupts the scheduled work for the task, creating a gap in the timeline. In this demo, I split a task, move the entire split task, adjust th...
Project 2007
Link selected fields dynamically between Project Plans
Article Show All Hide All In Microsoft Office Project 2007, open the project containing the source (source: The location where moved, copied, imported, or exported info...
Project 2007
Review the progress of your schedule
Article Show All Hide All As your project progresses, you can review how work on its tasks (task: An activity that has a beginning and an end. Project plans are made up...
Delay the remaining work on a task
Article Show All Hide All Work has started on a task, but you need to interrupt the task and delay the remaining work until a later time. For example, Tom is working on...
Project 2007
Update work on a project
Article Show All Hide All As work (work: For tasks, the total labor required to complete a task. For assignments, the amount of work to which a resource is assigned. Fo...
I adjusted the remaining work, but now my resources are scheduled for overtime
Article Show All Hide All Symptoms You adjust the amount of remaining work (remaining work: The amount of work, in terms of a time unit such as hours or days, that is l...
Determine the right threshold for project cost and schedule variances
Article By Bonnie Biafore If you find out early enough that your project schedule is slipping, or costs are blowing beyond your budget, you can take corrective action t...
Project 2007
Tried-and-true techniques for shortening projects
Article Microsoft Office Project 2007 Inside Out By Teresa S. Stover Teresa S. Stover is a project management expert who has consulted with the Microsoft Office Project...
Project 2007
Create a milestone
Article Show All Hide All A milestone is a reference point that marks a major event in a project and is used to monitor the project's progress. Any task with zero durat...
Project 2007
Insert or remove a page break in a project plan
Article Show All Hide All Microsoft Office Project 2007 inserts page breaks automatically when you print, but you can also insert manual page breaks to keep certain inf...
Analyze project and resource performance by using Project Server
Article Show All Hide All You can analyze project performance and resource performance within a project or across multiple projects by using PivotTable (PivotTable repo...
Project 2007
Watch this: Create a milestone
Article Show All Hide All A milestone (milestone: A reference point marking a major event in a project and used to monitor the project's progress. Any task with zero du...
Project 2007
Undo changes to your project
Article Show All Hide All Microsoft Office Project 2007 provides multiple-level undo, enabling you to make several changes, and then to revert back to the state of your...
Remove a split in a task
Article Show All Hide All On the View menu, click Gantt Chart . In the chart (chart: A view or part of a view that represents project information graphically. For examp...
Update completed tasks quickly
Article Show All Hide All You can quickly update your project's tasks (task: An activity that has a beginning and an end. Project plans are made up of tasks.) to 100% c...
How scheduling works in Project
Article Show All Hide All Microsoft Office Project uses a powerful scheduling engine to help align your organization's projects and tasks (task: An activity that has a ...
Project 2007
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