Project Management

Project management is the discipline of carefully projecting or planning, organizing, motivating and controlling resources to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. A project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end (usually time-constrained, and often constrained by funding or deliverables) undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, typically to bring about beneficial change or added value.

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Hello EE,

Does anyone have an IT/Technology SOW template they can share for IT projects for the business.
I am googling and see a lot, but looking for something that somebody has more IT focused and that works for them.
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Hello,

I have created a list for project status updates on SP 2013. It has columns like Project Name, Owner, Status, start & end date, Updates(Comments).

Under the Updates column, there is one big comments sections where we keep adding additional updates each week.

Eg: 6/6/17: Project kick off

     6/27/17: Revised Plan

This is not a very user friendly view and will soon run out of character space.

How do I setup Project status updates for every week such that whenever Manager wants to see updates for projects at a end of particular week, he gets it.
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I'm not a SharePoint expert by any means, but I've loosely followed the a guide online (sharegate) for creating a Project Management site, where you have sub-sites as "projects" created from a site "template" to keep uniform, consistent sites with apps/web parts to manage a project.
I then have a content query on the main site that shows all the sub-sites, which are effectively all projects.
Problem I'm having is determining how to know when a project is "complete" and thus how to then remove it from the content query at the top. No sense in having projects showing up if they were from years ago.
I also would rather not delete them, for historical purposes and reference (could be some good useful documents in their doc libraries for example).
So with existing 15 projects, anything I can do to each site like add a drop-down or form where the project is marked active/complete, etc, and then modify a the search query to exclude them?
To give the same example from the article I followed, the query is like this:    
path:"http://demo/projects" contentclass:STS_WEB Site<>{Site.URL}
     
rollup site search
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Hi,

Does anyone have any tools that exports / backups your entire Trello account / boards.

I know the Business Class provides backup but it's one board at a time. I have over 70 boards so it's a little time consuming to backup each month.

Thank you in advance for your help.
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Hello experts,

I am looking for samples article books, etc.. in order to establish my own IT performance appraisal in order to review performance of an IT consultant.

Any ideas?

Thank you very much for your help.
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Hi,

Can you please suggest the best and cost effectiveRepository Manager software.
We are evaluating it for our new project.

Regards,
Naresh
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Hi All,

Where could I get the documents for startup ?

Thank you.
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Hi All,

Is there any standard job list for backend programmer ?
Also for front end programmer like mobile apps.

Thank you.
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Hi, i've been using Trello a lot lately and i'm considering moving everything over from Evernote to Trello. Like many others on here, productivity and organisation are key to me.

While there is no right or wrong answer to my question(s), I would like to hear what other people's thoughts and setup are, in relation tot he following:

01 - when you have a list of items or tasks... how do you define whether you should add them as 'multiple cards on a list' or 'add all of the items as a checklist to one card' :-)

02 - has anyone else moved their notes from Evernote to Trello... how did you find the change?

03 - any regrets or dislikes with Trello

Thank you in advance for your help.
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Hello Everyone,
I am using Microsoft Project 2010.  I would like to create a report showing the cost of my project per month.  When I go to Project, Reports, Costs, Cash Flow, and generate the report, it seems to be exactly what I want but the report is empty!  There are no values in the table cells.  I have the report filtered for summary tasks if that makes a difference.

I can go to Task Usage view and select Cost in the Details group of the Format tab.  That shows the values I want but there is no easy way to export the data.  Also, it's difficult to get the time scale to show monthly in the columns.

I have tried Visual Reports and was able to get them to work after installing and older version of Excel, which is complete nonsense.  However, I can't seem to get what I want.  I can only create a useless pivot chart bar graph showing costs per quarter on one axis and cumulative cost on another axis.  I tried to use the source data to create my own pivot table to get what I want but the source data is not even in the workbook.  It's linked to some strange external data cube, whatever that is.  

At this point I'm out of ideas.  I can't believe it's this hard.  Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks,
Kyle
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Hi All,

I want to sync field between sharepoint and jira cloud. Anyone knows how to do this? any add-on or plugins available on the market?

Thanks,
Jennifer.
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See attached screenshot.

I don't seem to able to edit the formats.
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Please advise
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The field should designate a categorisation of the work.
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Hi,

We currently use Dropbox and Google Drive for sharing various different documents and files on a one to one basis... however i'd like to set up a shared folder (hub) and store key files that are used on a regular basis, and not just for once off sharing.


It is important that I can set various different permissions as i don't want various departments updating or editing some of the files and docs.

From your experience, which is a more suitable platform for a shared hub of files (not online docs)? We will always use Google Drive for docs and sheets, but which is better for a file storage repository case... Google Drive or Dropbox?

Here are some example file types and use cases that might explain this better:

- logos
- brand guidelines
- stock images
- templates (code)

It is important that 90% of the team can only read and copy the files, and that senior management are the only members of staff who can edit them.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Using MS Project I would like to show the task items and duration - start and end date.  This is fairly easy and I can do that. I meet with developers and they provide me with the list of tasks and number of days to complete.  I need to present this schedule to the program manager with the developers estimated days to complete the task and then my estimate and then the best possible estimate on how long  would take to complete the project.

I read about PERT analysis and trying to do using MS Project 2012. Has anyone done some thing like this before and can share your thoughts?

thanks
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Hi,

We are employing a new developer next week.

Our current developers have been working with us for a number of years and they have direct access to everything (which i know is not the best policy).

01 - What is the best way to rollout a new developer onto a project. We have a set roadmap for them to work on, so essentially they will need to access all of the code.

02 - How can you stop a developer from stealing the code, or at least put security precautions in place?

Thanks in advance for your help.
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I'm an IT report developer with a few miles on my belt. Officially we are the Business Intelligence team. We use SAP Business Intelligence Suite 4.2, aka BusinessObjects. I remember James Martin back in the day (1990's) but haven't heard or read much about him, not that I'm the most well read person around. But I do have a pretty good library of software development books, from Karl Weigers to Steve McConnell to Gerald Weinberg, and "The Mythical Man Month". At the moment I'm trying to bring our organization into modern times in regards to Business Intelligence. What we have are awful legacy minded reports that no one uses, i.e., 85% of active OLTP users run NO reports (and the OLTP itself is a 1990's style system).

We are also trying to bring in Crystal Reports for high-end reporting, and other tools for "Dashboards".

Around here it's a totally legacy mindset, to include a CIO who's up there in years and is totally old-school, constantly referencing to James Martin and his approach. So is JM still a "classic" who's books should be on my shelf (to include reading them)? In order to influence the organization to "get modern", I have to start by convincing the CIO that there's a better way nowadays (to Business Intelligence).  Also, no one around here knows how to spell "agile".

Do you have a recommended James Martin classic or two, at least so I can be able to step up intellectually to where the CIO is coming from? And while I'm at it, any other classic books / …
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In Jira - what search would let you see "all the issues I have viewed in the last week"? Thank you.
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Hi
I have a Waterfall Project Plan I created in MS Project 2013.  I want to create a Milestone Report off this (which includes subtasks).

However when I try to create the report some of the text overlaps or information is missing.

What is the best way to create a Milestone Report?

How should my Waterfall plan be set up?

Any assistance is appreciated.

Thanks ,

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Hello Experts,

Currently the Atlassian applications along with the Postgres databases reside on 1 VM.

I am looking for any recommendations for splitting up the applications/databases and platform options to integrate the Atlassian applications on (VM, Docker or AWS).

We have 100 users split between the US and UK.
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please advise
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Project Management

Project management is the discipline of carefully projecting or planning, organizing, motivating and controlling resources to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. A project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end (usually time-constrained, and often constrained by funding or deliverables) undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, typically to bring about beneficial change or added value.