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All scheduling software is difficult to learn for a number of reasons. None have the optimal settings when installed and templates, views and default options need to be adjusted to obtain the best possible performance. Usually the Help files do not connect the user to real life situations and do not explain the practical use of functions. Furthermore, there are many flicks and switches with obscure names that are difficult to understand or decide what they do or which are important. These issues make learning the software very difficult without a comprehensive guide written by an experienced user. Investing in a book written by Paul E Harris will address all these issues and allow you to setup the software properly and understand all the obscure functions letting you become productive more quickly and enhance your career opportunities and salary with a solid understanding of the software. This book is designed as a student handout for a two-day training course and may also be used as a self-teach book. This course objectives are to teach participants: * The user interface, * How to create a projects, * Scheduling projects without resources, * Filters, Views, Sorts and Printing, * Creating and assigning a baseline and * Updating an un-resourced project. Most chapters are reinforced by student workshops. This book is written by an experienced scheduler, who has used the software at the sharp end of projects and is not a techo. It draws on the author's practical experience in using the software in a wide variety of industries. It presents workable solutions to real day to day planning and scheduling problems and contains practical advice on how to set up the software and import data.
Explore detailed explanations and examples to get up and running with the five phases of the project management lifecycle and integrate project management principles in a variety of projects Key Features Explore various algorithms and the latest features of MS Project to organize and keep track of your projects Understand Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) to improve productivity Apply real-world best practices and discover the tips, tricks, and pitfalls of schedule management Book DescriptionMicrosoft Project is one of the most popular project management tools for enterprises of all sizes thanks to its wide variety of features such as project scheduling, project budgeting, built-in templates, and reporting tools. Learning Microsoft Project 2019 will get you started with the basics and gradually guide you through the complete project life cycle. Starting with an overview of Microsoft Project 2019 and a brief introduction to project management concepts, this book will take you through the different phases of project management - initiation, planning, execution, control, and closure. You will then learn how to identify and handle problems related to scheduling, costing, resourcing, and work allocation. Understand how to use dynamic reports to create powerful, automated reports and dashboards at the click of a button. This Microsoft Project book highlights the pitfalls of overallocation and demonstrates how to avoid and resolve these issues using a wide spectrum of tools, techniques, and best practices. Finally, you will focus on executing Agile projects efficiently and get to grips with using Kanban and Scrum features. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed with Microsoft Project and have the skills you need to use it effectively in every stage of project management. What you will learn Create efficient project plans using Microsoft Project 2019 Get to grips with resolving complex issues related to time, budget, and resource allocation Understand how to create automated dynamic reports Identify and protect the critical path in your project and mitigate project risks Become well-versed with executing Agile projects using MS Project Understand how to create custom reports and make them available for future projects Who this book is forIf you use Microsoft Office and are looking to use MS Project to manage your projects efficiently, this book is for you. Project managers or anyone interested in project management will also find this book useful. Basic knowledge of Windows UI and MS Office products is required.
Master today's SQL programming principles and learn how to most effectively apply your SQL skills with Shellman/Afyouni/Pratt/Last's A GUIDE TO SQL, Tenth Edition. This edition's leading approach combines straightforward instruction and extensive hands-on exercises with a strong foundation and emphasis on today's actual business applications. This edition introduces basic SQL commands in the context of an intriguing, ongoing case in which a business uses SQL to manage orders, items, customers and sales reps. This edition emphasizes how to apply fundamental principles and strengthen your programming practices, regardless of the database environment. You work with examples from the latest versions of MySQL, the world's most popular open source, free database, as well as Oracle (R) and Microsoft (R) SQL Server. In addition, MindTap digital learning solution is available to help you strengthen your SQL skills.
Develop an understanding of the core principles of information systems (IS) and how these principles make a difference in today's business environment with Stair/Reynolds' PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 14E. Completely reorganized for clarity and focus, this fresh new edition provides engaging new chapter opening cases and a new chapter on AI and automation. You explore the challenges and risks of cybercrime, hacking, internet of things, and artificial intelligence as you examine the latest IS research and learn from memorable examples. You can even maximize your employability as you learn how to use IS to increase profits and reduce costs in organizations. You study the latest in big data, business intelligence, cloud computing, e-commerce, enterprise systems, mobile computing, strategic planning, and systems development. Powerful tools, such as new ConceptClip videos and You Make the Decision interactive cases in this edition's MindTap digital resources help you further your success.
The book is packed with screen shots, constructive tips and contains workshops with solutions at the end of each chapter for the reader to practice the skills taught. It has been written so it may be used with either the Professional Project Management Client version or the Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Optional Client. The book is aimed at: * People who wish learn the software but are unable to attend a training course and find the software reference manual hard going. * Project management companies who wish to run their own software training courses or provide their employees with an alternative text to the vendor supplied user manual. * Training organizations requiring a training manual to run their own training courses. Primavera Systems Inc. originally asked the author to write this book and this publication is ideal for people who would like to gain an understanding of how the software operates up to an intermediate level. It covers only Primavera Versions 8, 15 and 16 Professional Client and Optional Client. It explains some of the differences from SureTrak, P3, Microsoft Project and Asta Powerproject to assist people converting form other products.
Create and extend real-world solutions using Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Key Features * Develop Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations features in a cost-effective manner * Learn how to integrate securely with other applications and services using Business Events OData, the Service Bus and from C# * Learn how to extend and hook into standard processes safely using Chain of Command Book Description Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is Microsoft's ERP solution that can be implemented as a cloud or on-premise solution. It delivers the functionality to allow businesses to achieve growth and make better decisions using scalable and contemporary ERP system tools. This book is updated with the latest features of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations such as Chain of Command, Acceptance Test Libraries and Business Events. This book provides more than 100 practical, self-contained tutorials that allow you to create and extend business solutions. In this book, we address a specific problem and offers a proven, best-practice solution with insight into how it works. We begin by setting up a Visual Studio Team Service project and taking you through the various data structures used to create tables. You will gain an understanding of user interfaces, writing extensible code, managing data entities and modeling Dynamics 365 ERP for security. You'll learn how to work with various in-built frameworks within Dynamics such as Task Automation, SysTest, and Electronic Reporting. Towards the end, you'll learn about automated build management and workflows for better application state management. By the end of this book, you will be able to package and deploy end-to-end, scalable apps with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. What you will learn * Understand the importance of using patterns and frameworks while creating a unique concept for your solution * Learn how to write extensible code that makes your solution extendable by others * Leverage new frameworks that allow your solution to adapt as your business grows and changes, by reducing the risk of regression in deployed code. * Write and perform unit tests to automate the testing process * Design your security model and policies to provide code access privileges * Design the UI and business logic in a way to fit standard patterns Who This Book Is For This book is for those who are getting to grips with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations development or those migrating from C# development. A key audience is also those migrating from Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 (and prior) development, even though it may seem familiar in many ways the concept and development paradigm is very different. Readers should have a background in software development, but experience in Finance and Operations is not specifically required. As has always been the case with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, application knowledge is always important. Readers should already have access to Microsoft's lifecycle services, as this will need to download the development tools required.
Suitable for people who understand the basics of P6 but want a short guide to give them insight into the less intuitive features of the software. It is packed with screen shots, constructive tips and is written in plain English. The book is based on the P6 Version 18 but may be used with earlier versions of P6 as this book points out the differences where appropriate. The book picks out many of the key aspects from the author's exiting books and adds a substantial amount of new and original text to produce a pocket guide that omits describing the intuitive and obvious functions and concentrates on the issues that many users get stuck on or find hard to understand.
This book is designed as a student handout for a two-day training course and may also be used as a self-teach book. This course objectives are to teach participants: * The user interface, * How to create a projects, * Scheduling projects without resources, * Filters, Views, Sorts and Printing, * Creating and assigning a baseline and * Updating an un-resourced project. Most chapters are reinforced by student workshops.