We’ve recently had a significant uptick in readership and for that reason we’d like to begin sprinkling in some of, what might be considered, our best posts in organized groups.
This week we’re going to share previous posts that will help you automate population of Flag columns in Project through the use of formulas. Your Flag columns are Custom Fields in Project, which means that you can write formulas to avoid manually combing through your data and putting a “yes” value where you need them.Continue reading →
Prior to using OnePager, you didn’t have to consider how much space your project plan’s task or milestone labels would consume in a chart. Regardless of how long they were, you always had to re-type them anyway into whatever other application you were using to create your reports — and most people shortened labels while retyping. But now that you’re using your actual plan data to drive your visuals, label length is a major consideration.
Take a look at the examples below. The first has very long labels, while the second uses only what is necessary for the audience to understand what the activity or milestone is. (Double-click to enlarge each image.)
We get asked a LOT what OnePager can provide in terms of displaying resource and cost data. The question doesn’t come in a specific way. It really is this generic: “Can you display resource and cost data?”