New Risk Matrix #App for #ProjectOnline & #ProjectServer #PS2013 #SharePoint 2013 #Office365 #PM #PMO #Project #BI #RiskApril 26, 2014 at 4:36 pm | Posted in Add-on, Administration, App, Customisation, Functionality, Information, Reporting | Leave a comment
Tags: Office 2013, Office365, Project 2013, Project Online, Project Server 2013, PS2013
CPS’ 4th app is now available in the Microsoft App Store. The app is called “Risk Matrix” and can be downloaded here:
The Project Server Plus Risk Matrix app will give great visibility of project risks plotted on a 5 x 5 grid based on the impact and probability values.
This app will allow users to quickly visualize the risks and make management decisions. The user can quickly see the Lync presence and easily communicate to either the risk owner or the user who is assigned to the risk using the Lync integration feature.
The Project Server Plus Risk Matrix app integrates into the Project Web App via the Project Center, Project Details Page and in the Project Site.
From the Project Center:
In a Project Detail Page:
From a Project Site:
Full Lync integration:
Download today and take a look using the free trial.
To see the CPS app store click the link below:
Look out for more new apps coming soon.
This post covers a new script I have written that publishes all projects the user has access to. I do have a PowerShell script that does this perfectly but only works for Project Server on-premise. This is detailed here:
To get the script to work you will need to download the following jQuery library:
jquery-1.8.3.min.js – jQuery download
A later version of this library may work but this was the one I used / tested with.
Upload this library to your PWA site collection then update the script file with the correct location. I uploaded this file to the site assets library as you can see in the code below:
Now create a new page, I called mine PublishAll and saved this in the Site Collection Documents Library library. The name of the page and the location of the page can be changed, just make sure the users have access to it. Then add a content editor web part on the page and reference the publishallprojects.js file. After clicking save you should see the following load:
Clicking the Publish Projects button will fire of a publish job for all the projects you have access to. You will see the following pop disappear once all the projects have been sent to the queue for publishing:
There are several publish all type apps available in the app store but this method does not require you to install and configure the app store or download and install an app.
The script only uses default Project Server Issues and Risks columns so it will work as is but it can easily be updated to include other columns.
To get the script to work you will need to download the following jQuery libraries:
jquery-1.8.3.min.js – jQuery download
knockout-3.1.0.js – knockout jQuery download
ko.sp-1.0.min.Ex.js – knockout JS binder library – Extended Version (Includes Moment Js and numeral Js)
Later versions of these libraries may work but these were the ones I used / tested with.
Upload these to your PWA site collection then update the script file with the correct location. I uploaded these files to the site assets library as you can see in the code below:
Now create a new PDP page, I called mine Risks and Issues. Then add a content editor web part on the page and reference the riskandissueonPDP.js file. After clicking save you should see the following message above the grids:
This is because the current page is not an actual projects project details page. Add the new PDP to the correct EPT/s. Now navigate to the Project Center and click on a project that contains risks and / or issues on the associated project site. Click the new Risks and Issues PDP and you will see the the risks and issues displayed:
#ProjectServer and #SharePoint 2010 / 2013 April 2014 Cumulative Update #PS2010 #SP2010 #PS2013 #SP2013 #MSProjectApril 9, 2014 at 9:35 pm | Posted in Administration, CU, Fixes, Functionality, Information, Installation | Leave a comment
Tags: Office 2010, Office 2013, Project 2010, Project 2013, Project Server 2010, Project Server 2013, PS2010, PS2013
The Office 2013 April 2014 Cumulative Updates are now available, please see the links below:
Project Server 2013 Server Roll up package:
Project Server 2013 April 2014 CU:
Note: there is a later Project Server CU Server Package CU that includes other important fixes: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2880484
Project 2013 April 2014 CU:
Also worth noting, if you haven’t done so already, install the March 2013 Public update: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2768001 if installing the April 2014 CU.
The Office 2010 April 2014 Cumulative Updates are now available, please see the links below:
***There is no Project Server 2010 Server Roll up package for April 2014 CU***
Project Server 2010 April 2014 CU:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2878259 & http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2878266
Project 2010 April 2014 CU:
Remember SP1 or SP2 is a pre-requisite for the Office 2010 April 2014 CUs.
As always, test these updates on a replica test environment before deploying to production.
For more details see:
Tags: MVP, Office365, Project 2013, Project Online, Project Server 2013
Some good news, I’m very pleased to announce that my Project MVP award was renewed for the second time after first being awarded in April 2013. I am really grateful for the recognition, especially as I enjoy helping out the Project and Project Server community so much. It is kind of a hobby of mine I guess, or maybe just an obsession!