Microsoft (R) Office Project Server 2007: The Complete Reference

Microsoft (R) Office Project Server 2007: The Complete Reference

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"Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 is an extremely advanced and dynamic toolset requiring fundamental organizational inspection. Rob and Dave provide an equally deep and unique perspective of this powerful solution." --Daniel T. Renier, Principal Consultant, Milestone Consulting Group, Inc.
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  • Paperback | 647 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 36mm | 1,120.37g
  • Osborne/McGraw-Hill
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • ill
  • 0071485996
  • 9780071485999
  • 1,171,361

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The Definitive Guide to Microsoft Office Project Server 2007

Facilitate collaboration across your entire organization using the powerful tools available in Microsoft Office Project Server 2007. Written by project management and technical professionals, this comprehensive guide shows you how to get started on Project Server 2007 and use its cutting-edge new features.

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007: The Complete Reference explains how to plan and execute a successful Project Server rollout, set up and manage projects, handle human, financial, and material resources, and use dynamic desktop components to develop powerful enterprise plans. You'll learn to work with timesheets and tasks, deliver Web-based services, and customize feature-rich Web Access Pages and dashboards. You'll also get details on optimizing performance, productivity, communication, and security.

Plan for a Project Server 2007 implementationInstall and configure Project Server environments of multiple sizesHandle security using role-based permissions and authenticationUnderstand resource capacity and availability across all projectsAnalyze data across multiple dimensions using powerful business intelligence toolsTrack effort and costs for all tasks, projects, and resources Learn ways to manage incoming project requestsExtend the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 collaboration platform for Project ServerSort, filter, report, group, and manage corporate project and resource dataImplement Time and Task Management
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Table of contents

Part I: Consider This Before You Commit to Project Server 2007

Chapter 1. What Your CFO Needs to Know about Project Server

Chapter 2. The New Architecture of the Microsoft EPM Environment

Chapter 3. New Features and Some That Have Been Retired

Part II: Plan for Your Project Server 2007 Implementation

Chapter 4. Building Blocks for Implementation Success

Chapter 5. Requirements, Prioritization, and Project Planning for Project Server

Part III: Details on the Installation and Configuration of Project Server 2007

Chapter 6. Installation of Project Server 2007 and Prerequisite Software

Chapter 7. SharePoint Central Administration in a Project Server Environment

Chapter 8. Configuring Security in Your EPM Environment

Chapter 9. Configuring Enterprise Data Settings

Chapter 10. Configuring Time and Task Management

Chapter 11. Configuring Look and Feel Settings

Chapter 12. Configure the Remaining Server Settings

Chapter 13. Roll Out the Desktop

Part IV: Project Server 2007 Maintenance

Chapter 14. Performance of Your EPM System

Chapter 15. Application/Database Migration from Previous Versions

Chapter 16. Techniques and Solutions for New Project Requests

Chapter 17. Integrating Project Server 2007 with External Systems

Part V: Project Server in Action

Chapter 18. Time Tracking and Task Updates

Chapter 19. Reporting and Views

Chapter 20. Resource Management

Chapter 21. How the Project Manager Interacts with Project Server

Chapter 22. How the Team Member Interacts with Project Server

Chapter 23. How the Resource Manager Interacts with Project Server

Chapter 24. The Executive and Miscellaneous Rolls

Chapter 25. Project Server 2007--Doing More for Collaboration and Communications

Part VI: Program and Portfolio Management

Chapter 26. Program Management

Chapter 27. Project Portfolio Management

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About Dave Gochberg

Dave Gochberg is the Enterprise Project Management Center of Excellence lead for CDW Berbee. He has been in IT for over 17 years and in consulting for 12 of those years. He has held positions that include technical and management positions. He also has extensive Project Management experience.

Rob Stewart is a Microsoft Solutions Specialist for CDW Berbee and has eight years of experience implementing Microsoft's Enterprise Project Management toolset in the private, public, and government sectors. Prior to joining CDW Berbee, he was the Director of Information Technology for a leading software development company based in W. Michigan.
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