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Implementing Enterprise Portfolio Management with Microsoft Project Server 2002 is written for anyone contemplating or actively engaged in implementing and managing Microsoft Project Server. It guides you through a structured approach to implementation and conveys best practices for using the software once you’ve got it up and running.
This book provides unique technical and usability insights based on the author's real-world experience. It also contains extensive coverage on installation, including the "gotchas" that can doom a poorly configured system.
Author Gary Chefetz is a Microsoft Project MVP who is well known in the MS Project community as a "firefighter" of botched implementation. It is Chefetz's goal to provide you with the manual that the software didn't come with, as well as the insight necessary to achieve success, without the missteps many people make during implementation.
About the Author
Gary L. Chefetz is an independent Microsoft Project Consultant with over 20 years of project management experience, mostly in the areas of technology deployment and software development. Chefetz is a published author on Microsoft Project and has been given the prestigious Microsoft Project Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for 2002 and 2003. You can find him haunting the Project newsgroups in the Microsoft Communities.
Copyright © 2003 by Gary Chefetz
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Implementing enterprise : portfolio management with Microsoft
server 2002 / Gary Chefetz.
1. Project management--Computer programs. 2. Microsoft Project.
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About the Author
Gary Chefetz is the founder of Soho Corp. and MSProjectExperts, which exist to support business and organizations that choose the Microsoft enterprise project management platform. Chefetz has worked with Microsoft Project as a tool since 1995. He has been supporting users of Project and Project Central through the Microsoft communities since the introduction of Project Central in early 2000, and he continues to receive the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for his contributions. As an MVP, Chefetz works closely with the Microsoft Project product team and support organizations.
Chefetz is dedicated to supporting Microsoft Project Server implementations through his business efforts and through the newsgroups. Find him online in the Project Pro and Project Server newsgroups at msnews.microsoft.com or e-mail him at <email@example.com>.
About the Contributing Author
David Gage, who wrote Chapter 18 (“Customizing the Project Guide”) of this book, currently works as a technical consultant providing implementation, training, and custom development services for Microsoft Project Server for Quantum PM. David frequently assists others on the Microsoft newsgroups and has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for his contributions. He holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering with a concen-tration in information systems. He can be contacted by e-mail at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.