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How to get more from your project server deployment How to get more from your project server deployment Presentation Transcript

  • Getting more from your Rich MurphyProject Server Deployment rmurphy@epmlive.com
  • Today’s Agenda EPMLive Background Product Line overview How EPMLive enhances Project Server One customer’s implementation
  • Company Profile Managed Microsoft Partner • Microsoft - Gold Certified since 2000 • Implemented ~ 500 Project Server deployments • Technical Advisor for Project/Project Server 2002, 03, 07 and 10 Experience - 1000+ Customers • Implementing in over 35 different Countries • Wide range of industry experience Recognition • Inc 500 – 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in 2008, 2009 and 2010 • Microsoft - EPM “Partner of the Year” 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009 • PMI “Project of the Year” Award 2006 and 2007 Partner Community • Over 150+ Partners • In Over 50 Countries
  • EPM Live Product SuiteProject, Portfolio & Work Management Solutions For Everyone Strategic Portfolio, Project & Work Management Enterprise Project & Work Management  Demand Management  Portfolio Management Web-based Project Collaboration  Project Visibility  Financial Management  Resource Management  Capacity Planning  Schedule Management  Time Management  Enterprise Governance  Team Collaboration  Work Management  Program Management
  • Project Server 2010 Strengths Enterprise Global enforces standards Enterprise custom fields – no limit Project Workspaces Can be extended via PSI
  • How EPMLive enhances Project Server Concept of “ALL Work” Cost/Financial Management Comprehensive Resource Planning Functions apply to any SharePoint list Cross-project views/rollups Included Web parts, Templates, Reports, Dashboard s SharePoint publishing for Project, Excel, Outlook
  • Concept of “All Work”
  • EPMLive extends beyond “projects”
  • How EPMLive Works with Project Server All Users PM Issues Project Assignments Project Assignments Actions Changes Bugs Deliverables Requests Defects Punch list Documents Draft Published Reporting Archive
  • Customer ImplementationBackground – Major Telecom firm – Very experienced Project/Project Server users – Implemented system in July 2010 to meet critical regulatory scheduleResults – Resource Management efficiencies – Met schedules with no penalties – Expanded usage to additional groups – Hosted by EPMLive
  • Project Server Publish Enhancement The EPMLive “publish” backends the Project Server “publish” Above configuration options are added to Project Web Access Site Settings
  • Project List with EPMLive grid/gantt
  • SharePoint list for project “details”
  • Use of Project Server templatesThe Project Server template is for each “location” in the projectA project with 5 locations would have this repeated 5 timesThe “Report Code” is an Enterprise custom text field which drivesProject code as tasks are completed
  • Task list in browser
  • Gantt View
  • My Work web part
  • Publishing with Office Enterprise publish from Project Excel Publisher Outlook Publisher synchs “My Work” with Outlook. Update Project task status, Issues, Risks from Outlook
  • Time-phased status calculation
  • Installation Progress by week
  • Functions available in the Ribbon
  • Comprehensive Cost Management
  • Resource Management with negotiation
  • Scenario ModelingCan we handle all these new initiativeswithin our budget/resources?
  • Analyze Alternatives
  • Pre-built Workspace TemplatesEPMLive provides prebuilt SharePoint workspace templates  PMI (PMBOK)  Agile (SCRUM)  MSF  IT Management  Professional Services  Product Development  Project Management Office  Facilities Management  Construction
  • Project Workspace Templates
  • Schedule ManagementEdit Projects in Project Server from SharePoint