Microsoft Project 2010 Resources to bookmark August 27th, 2012

Vinod Kumar

The Office System product line up has tons of productivity tools that we use day-in-day-out. Some of the products like Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote have become consumer products there are others that are used by the enterprises heavily. One such product that I talk with a lot of customers is the Project Server and MS Project. In this blog post let me give you a glimpse of resources that you can use to work with Microsoft Project 2010. If you want regular updates, feel free to add yourself to the subscription via email on latest blogs posts.

Videos and Webcasts

Project Server 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010: Focus on Collaboration

TechNet Simulcast

  1. Part 1: The Future of Productivity Today
  2. Part 2: A Day in the Life with Office 2010
  3. Part 3: Planning for Office 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010
  4. Part 4: Deploying Office 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010
  5. Part 5: Configuring and Managing Office 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010
  6. Part 6: Success Stories for the Next Wave of Productivity

Align IT: IT Manager Podcast #34 – The Importance of Project Management

MS Project 2010 "Ignite to Digital"

  1. Introduction
  2. Planning Design and Deployment
  3. Upgrade and Migration
  4. Demand Management
  5. Portfolio Strategy
  6. Timesheet and Statusing
  7. Reporting – Part 1
  8. Reporting – Part 2
  9. Administration
  10. Operations
  11. Extensibility
  12. Conclusion

Project 2010 Demos

  1. Simple and Intuitive
  2. Unified Project and Portfolio Management
  3. User Controlled Scheduling and Project Professional 2010
  4. Team Planner and Project Professional 2010
  5. SharePoint 2010 and Project Professional 2010
  6. Shifting from Excel to Project 2010

Project Server 2010 IT-Professional Webcasts

  1. TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 – Performance Part 1: Setup, Execution, and Results
  2. TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 – Performance Part 2: Architecture, Sizing, and Capacity
  3. TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 Upgrade and Migration
  4. TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 – Backwards Compatibility Mode
  5. TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 – Coexisting with SharePoint Server 2010
  6. TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 – Backup and Restore
  7. TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 – Operations

Project 2010 MVP Webcast Series

  1. TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Office Project 2010 Overview
  2. TechNet Webcast: Overview of Microsoft Project Server 2010 for IT Professionals
  3. TechNet Webcast: Managing the Project Life Cycle with Demand Management
  4. TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Project 2010 Portfolio Analysis
  5. TechNet Webcast: Resource Management in Microsoft Project 2010
  6. TechNet Webcast: Project Professional 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 Better Together
  7. TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Project 2010 Enhanced Project Management
  8. TechNet Webcast: User-Controlled Scheduling in Microsoft Project 2010
  9. TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Project 2010 Desktop: Tips and Tricks
  10. TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 Project and Portfolio Management Reporting

Project Server Security

  1. Part 1 – Permissions
  2. Part 2 – Groups
  3. Part 3 – Categories
  4. Part 4 – RBS

What’s New in Microsoft Project 2010?

Overview of Project Portfolio Management Using Project Server 2010

Project Server and Team Foundation Server 2010 Integration Technical Preview

Project Financial Intelligence for Microsoft Project Server 2010

Microsoft Project 2010 – Tracking

Microsoft Project 2010 – Communicating

Project 2010 Software Development Kit (SDK) Drilldown

Information about Project 2010 and Project Server 2010 Service Pack 1

Project 2010 and Project Server 2010 Programmability

Building Integrated Applications on the Project Server 2010 Platform

Understanding Project Server Interface (PSI) in Project Server 2010

Implementing Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack

Successfully Deploy Project Server on VMWare with Shared Infrastructure

Deploy Project Server

Create a Project Web App Site

Add an Application Server to a Project Server Farm

Deploy Project Server 2010 to a Test Environment

  1. Hyper-V Quick Start
  2. Setting up a Domain Controller
  3. Adding a Virtual Machine to the Virtual Domain
  4. Setting Up a SQL Server
  5. Install SharePoint Server 2010
  6. Installing and Configuring Project Server
  7. Creating a PWA Site
  8. Configuring Reporting

How Reporting in Project Server 2010 Works

Project Server 2010 Reporting Tour

Configure Reporting

Up to Speed with Project Web App

  1. Part 1: The Basics
  2. Part 2: Proposing and creating a new project
  3. Part 3: Selecting projects for your portfolio
  4. Part 4: Plan your project
  5. Part 5: Manage your project

Create a Custom Enterprise Project Type

Create an Analysis

Prioritize a Project

Create the Approval Process for a Proposal

  1. Part 1
  2. Part 2
  3. Part 3

Define the Phases and Stages of a Project Life Cycle

Create or Edit a Project or Proposal

  1. Part 1
  2. Part 2

Articles and Documentation

Project Server 2010

  • Project 2010 Ignite Training Slide Presentation
  • Time and Task Progress Workflow Diagrams (Project Server 2010)
  • Product Evaluation
    • What new for IT Pros in Project Server 2010
    • Project Server 2010 with SharePoint Server 2010 architecture (overview)
    • Project 2010 Ignite on-demand training videos
    • Project Server 2010 IT-Professional TechNet Webcasts
    • Project 2010 MVP Webcast Series
    • Project Server 2010 Demand Management Webcast Series
    • Project Management Comparison: Project Professional 2010 and Project Web App
    • "From the Trenches" white papers (Project Server 2010)
  • Planning and Architecture
    • Plan hardware architecture in Project Server 2010
    • Plan for Deployment
    • Plan for authentication
    • Project Server and SharePoint Server security
    • Plan for performance and capacity
    • Plan groups, categories, and RBS
    • Project Server 2010 upgrade overview
    • Plan for upgrade
    • Hardware and software requirements
    • Project Server 2010 architecture
    • Plan browser support
    • Plan for Project Server 2010 Web Parts
    • Plan for disaster recovery in Project Server 2010
    • TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010: Performance, part 1: setup, test, execution, and results
    • TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010: Performance, part 2: architecture, sizing, and capacity
    • Project Server 2010: A financial management solution for projects, programs and portfolios (white paper)
    • Technical diagrams (Project Server 2010)
  • Development
    • Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 and Project Server Integration Feature Pack
  • Deployment
    • Deploy Project Server 2010 to a server farm environment
    • Testing Project Server 2010 deployments
    • Deploy Project Server 2010 to a test environment
    • Install Project Server 2010 to a stand-alone computer
    • Deploy language packs
    • Deploy Project Server 2010 with Exchange Server
    • Upgrade to Project Server 2010
    • Deploy Project Server 2010 updates
    • Book excerpt: Post-installation configuration (Project Server 2010)
  • Operations
    • Project Server 2010 Administrator’s Guide
    • Microsoft Project Server 2010 Project Manager’s Guide for Project Web App
    • Server Settings
    • Back up and restore databases
    • Project backup and recovery
    • Database maintenance plans for Project Server 2010
    • Database management
    • Use Project Web Apps
    • Add or remove Project Web App Web Parts for a site in the Project Web App site collection
    • Add Project Web App Web Parts to a site not within the Project Web App site collection
    • Best practices for managing a large number of resources in Project Server 2010
  • Security and Protection
  • Technical Reference
    • Windows PowerShell for Project Server 2010
    • Project Server 2010 global permissions
    • Project Server 2010 category permissions
    • Microsoft Project Server 2010 default categories
    • Project Server 2010 default group permissions
    • General reference
    • System Center Operations Manager knowledge articles (Project Server 2010)
    • Accessing Project Web App and Project Professional from a Macintosh-based computer
    • Microsoft Project Server 2010 integration with SAP (white paper)
    • Conformance statement A-level
    • Conformance statement AA-level
  • Video demos and training
  • More links and Resources

    Microsoft Project Server 2010 – Resources

    Project 2010 – Tips and Tricks

    1. Easier Planning with User-Controlled Scheduling
    2. Enhanced Copy & Paste
    3. Intuitive Access with the Ribbon
    4. Add Key Milestones to the Timeline View
    5. Add a New Column & Save As a Custom Table
    6. Effectively Manage Resources with Team Planner View
    7. Add Project Summary Tasks & Outline Numbers
    8. Make Smart Scheduling Decisions with Task Inspector
    9. Sync with SharePoint
    10. Focus on Data with AutoFilter

    Customer Success

    1. What Project Managers Need to Know About Strategic Planning
    2. Lean Agile PM: Applying Agile and Lean Practices to Managing Projects
    3. Negotiating Realistic Estimates and Schedules: Maximizing Your Power to Reach Win-Win Results
    4. Critical Chain Project Management—Estimating and Scheduling
    5. Six Sigma Can Help Project Managers Improve Results
    6. Boxed In
    7. Seven Fallacies That Delay Project Management Maturity
    8. Risk-Tolerance Based Schedule and Cost Estimates
    9. Kicking It Off

    Project Management Resources

    • Using Project 2010 as an Effective Project Management Tool for Public Sector
    • Effective Project Management in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sectors: Using Microsoft Project 2010
    • Project Management in Manufacturing Environments: Using Microsoft Project 2010

    White Papers

    1. Microsoft Project for the masses
    2. SharePoint 2010 Lifecycle Management with Project Server 2010
    3. Microsoft Project Server 2010: Get the Most for Your Organization, Now and for the Future
    4. Project Portfolio Management: Doing the Right Things Right
    5. Microsoft Project and SharePoint Server 2010 — Better Together
    6. Microsoft Project Server 2010, A look at Portfolio Strategy
    7. Portfolio Analysis with Microsoft Project Server 2010, A Guide for the Business User
    8. Microsoft Project Server 2010, A look at Demand Management
    9. Reporting with Microsoft Project Server 2010
    10. Reconciling the Agile Team with Enterprise Project Management
    11. Project and Work Management with Project Server 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010

    Developer Resources

    Project 2010

      1. Welcome to the Project 2010 Developer Reference
      2. Getting Started
      3. What’s New
      4. Object Model Maps
      5. Reference
  • SDK Documentation
      1. General Reference
      2. Class Library and Web Service Reference
  • Technical Articles
      1. Getting Started with Development for Project 2010

    Project 2010 for Developers – TOC

    • Essentials

      • View the Project 2020 SDK Online
      • Download the Project 2010 SDK
      • Solution Starters for Project 2010
    • Working with Project 2010
      • When to Wait, and When Not to Wait for the Queue
      • Create a Project Server Event Handler
      • Use the Updated ProjTool Test Application
      • Develop a Project Server Web Part
      • Use Managed Code to Modify the Ribbon in Project 2010
      • Modify the Project Web App Ribbon
      • Develop a Project Server Workflow
    • Learn about Project 2010
      • Get Started with Project 2010 Development
      • Project 2010 Product Site
      • Project 2010 "Ignite"
    • Community downloads
      • Code gallery
      • CodePlex
    • Forums
      • Project Professional 2010 General Questions
      • Project Server 2010 General Questions
      • Project Server 2010 Setup, Upgrade, Administration and Operation
      • Project 2010 Customization and Programming
    • Support
      • Help for Project 2010, 2007, and 2003
      • Project Solution Center

    Virtual Labs

    Microsoft Project 2010 and Microsoft Project Server 2010 Overview

    Microsoft Enterprise Project Management – Project and Portfolio Management with Project 2010

    Links, Samples and Resources

    Developer Code Samples

    Script Center

    Script Resources for IT Professionals

    Microsoft Project 2010 Homepage

    Project for Developers

    Support for Microsoft Project and Microsoft Project Server

    Microsoft Project 2010 – The Official Blog of the Microsoft Office Product Development Group

    Microsoft Office Project Support Weblog

    Project Programmability

    Christophe Fiessinger’s Blog

    Downloads

    Getting Started with Microsoft Project 2010

    Microsoft Project 2010 "Ignite" (a.k.a. "Quick Start 2010 Training")

    1. Introduction
    2. Operations
    3. Extensibility
    4. Conclusion
    5. Planning, Design and Deployment
    6. Upgrade and Maintenance
    7. Demand Management
    8. Portfolio Strategy
    9. Timesheet and Statusing
    10. Reporting – Part 1
    11. Reporting – Part 2
    12. Administration

    Microsoft Project for the Masses

    SharePoint Lifecycle Management Solution with Project Server 2010

    Microsoft Project 2010: Interactive menu to ribbon guide

    Microsoft Enterprise Project Management 2010 Licensing Guide

    Microsoft Project 2010 – Enterprise Project Management Solution Demo

    Download Project Software

    Project 2010 Software Development Kit

    Project 2010 MVP Webcast Series slide presentations

    Microsoft Project 2010 Demonstration and Evaluation Installation Pack

    Ribbon Customization for Project 2010 – Favorites Tab

    Microsoft Project Server 2010: Get the Most for Your Organization, Now and for the Future

    Web-Based Schedule Management Comparison‎

    Setting up the Host Machine for the SharePoint, Office and Project 2010 Virtual Machines

    Virtual Migration Environment (VME) for Microsoft Project 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010

    Microsoft Project Server 2010 Technical Library in Compiled Help format

    Microsoft Project Server 2010 Resource Kit

    Project Server 2013 (Preview)

    Recently Published Content

    Downloadable Content

    Video Demos and Training

    Explore

    • What’s new for IT Pros in Project Server 2013 Preview

    Plan

    • Hardware and software requirements
    • Plan for performance and capacity
    • Plan user access
    • Plan for deployment

    Develop

    Install and Configure

    • Deploy Project Server 2013 Preview to a server farm environment
    • Upgrade to Project Server 2013 Preview
    • Install Project Server 2013 Preview to a stand-alone computer
    • Configure site mailboxes in SharePoint Server 2013 Preview

    Operate and Maintain

    • Server Settings (SharePoint Central Administration)

    Use

    • Security
    • Enterprise Data
    • Database Administration
    • Operational Policies
    • Add SharePoint task list data to Project Server 2013 Preview

    Security and Protection

    Technical Reference

    • Windows PowerShell for Project Server 2013 reference
    • Global permissions in Project Server 2013 Preview
    • Category permissions in Project Server 2013 Preview
    • Default categories in Project Server 2013 Preview
    • Default group permissions in Project Server 2013 Preview
    • SharePoint Permissions Mode default permissions for Project Server 2013 SharePoint groups

    This I think completes a long list of resources for Microsoft Project. Please feel free to add your comments and pass this via your social networks. I surely welcome comments.

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    4 Responses to “Microsoft Project 2010 Resources to bookmark”

    1. A great resources for Microsoft Project. Will be helpful for learning. Thanks for sharing.

    2. Nitesh says:

      Indeed a great collection Sir!!!

    3. Kamlesh says:

      Great resourced… Bookmarked!

      I wish you add a new section in your Top menu as shown below:

      Home, Popular Posts, Books, [Mega Bookmarks], About Me

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