Innovation Management: Extending SharePoint to provide a Valuable Collaboration Resource
May 8, 2013, 1:30 PM EST
SharePoint and Project Server provide the ideal core functionality to create an Innovation collaboration tool from soup to nuts. This webcast is for those who understand the basics of SharePoint and Project Server and want to see a tool that maximizes each one's unique and robust capabilities while fueling a comprehensive and balanced idea management tool. Creating social collection and collaboration sites are part of the equation, but the Project Server finale is where success is achieved.
The New Frontier of Agile Project Management
June 13, 2013, 1:30 PM EST
Agile project management methodologies (such as Scrum, Extreme Programming and others) are based on process-centric and iterative development rather than a traditional waterfall approach. Some of the key characteristics of an agile project include a backlog, burn-down charts, frequent communication, and short-cycle delivery of project outputs that don’t typically lend themselves to traditional MS Project scheduling techniques. But in this informative webinar, we’ll show you techniques and tips on how to use MS Project to effectively manage projects in the new frontier of Agile Project Management.
More Effective Scheduling, Reporting, and Work From Anywhere
April 10, 2013
Microsoft Project has many features to help project managers and their teams centralize project information, collaborate better, and present project information to managers and stakeholders. Learn how to get started quickly with new Project Templates, untangle a messy Gantt chart, show off project data with a whole new set of customizable reports, and more.
Creating timely, accurate, great looking reports and dashboards in Microsoft Project
March 6, 2013
Microsoft Project comes stacked with new features, including a new platform on which to build reports and dashboards. If you’ve ever wanted to produce that killer report, or wished you could create a burn down chart, but couldn’t work out how to do it in, then grab yourself a coffee and a copy of Project 2013 and join us for this session to learn exactly how build your dream reports.
Maximize Project with O365 for Project
February 7, 2013
Learn how to effectively create a Microsoft Project Plan, create a SharePoint-based Project Management Information System (PMIS) with Office 365, integrate Microsoft Office tools and leverage Project Online to support your project management initiatives. In addition, we'll cover best practices around utilizing Office 365 with existing productivity tools and mobile devices to empower project teams to share relevant information, facilitate better collaboration and build project management dashboards.
Project and Sharepoint Better Together
January 15, 2013
The Microsoft SharePoint 2013 release was unveiled in July 2012 with many new features required for managing projects. Microsoft SharePoint 2013 now has a new template for managing a project with exciting new capabilities including social capabilities, a new WBS list type that synchronizes with Microsoft Project, and many more.
Check out the latest events in your area.

6th Annual CPIC Conference
4/9/2013 - 4/10/2013
Washington, DC

The Federal Capital Planning & Investment Control Forum is having its 6th annual conference. Performance will be a key theme for CPIC2013. Attend to gain insight on the most recent OMB policies and how they affect the IT Dashboard and the overall CPIC environment, receive tools and techniques for aligning strategic goals with business with new investments, discover how IT investments can be aligned to strategic outcomes via business owner and critical partner involvement, and participate in a unique, interactive group exercise that will help you better understand and communicate the integration of IT strategy, project management, and IT portfolio management.
Midwest SharePoint and Project Conference
4/15/2013 – 4/16/2013
Chicago, IL

Built on a partnership with the SharePoint, Project and Yammer teams, in collaboration with Yammer on Tour, this year’s 5th-annual Chicago event, Midwest SharePoint and Project Conference, will be larger than ever. The Monday keynote will be Christophe Fiessinger, Sr. Product Marketing Manager – SharePoint and formerly of the Worldwide Microsoft Project team. Four simultaneous breakout tracks (Business Decision Makers, IT Professionals, Developers, and Project Managers) will feature industry experts and customer speakers providing insight and demonstrations on collaboration, social, innovation, and project and portfolio management. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in Microsoft Experience Center (MEC) sessions throughout the conference and there will be limited ability for attendees to participate in Transform Tour13 which focuses on Yammer and promoting awareness and adoption of Microsoft Enterprise Social solutions.
Microsoft Project and UMT present: EPM Executive Panel
Arlington, VA

We welcome decision makers and senior leaders to this Executive Briefing, featuring an executive panel of your peers from across multiple industries and departments. You will hear how they have all leveraged the Microsoft Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management solutions to solve business problems such as aligning projects to corporate strategy, standardizing project and portfolio processes, and gaining visibility into the project portfolio.