Pro Project Management with SharePoint 2010

Pro Project Management with SharePoint 2010

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Many successful project managers are beginning to utilize Microsoft SharePoint to drive their projects and operational initiatives. SharePoint Server provides teams with a centralized location for project information and facilitates collaboration between project team members. The intention of this book is to provide a hands-on case study that you can follow to create a complete project management information system (PMIS) using SharePoint Server 2010. Each chapter is focused on a typical project management activity and demonstrates techniques that can be used to facilitate that activity. The book covers all project phases from managing requirements, implementation, testing and post production support. By the end of the book youa€™ll have a toolbox full of solutions and plenty of working examples. With these youa€™ll be able to build your own PMIS uniquely suited to your organization. What youa€™ll learn Create custom lists and content types Handle incoming emails Use web parts to customize your SharePoint portal Implement key performance indicators (KPIs) Integrate Excel charting capability Build a state machine workflow Create custom forms using InfoPath Develop a simple approach for prioritizing requirements Provide tools for managing agile development (sprints, backlog, burn down, etc.) Communicate development and testing metrics Who this book is for This book is intended primarily for project managers and IT professionals that would like to leverage Microsofta€™s SharePoint technologies to help manage projects within their organization. Also, developers who are responsible for implementing a PMIS will find this book invaluable. Most of the projects presented in this book can be implemented without writing any code. Table of Contents Introduction Collecting Requirements Processing Incoming E-mail Managing Requirements Supporting Discussions User Stories Project Backlog Iteration Backlog Burndown Charts Getting Organized Creating Test Cases Reporting Defects Testing Metrics Workflow Tasks State Machine Workflows Creating Custom FormsICaution SharePoint can be installed on a desktop OS such as Windows 7; however, this is not supported for ... that the log on account for the Windows service a#39;WSS_LDNG_NAME Timera#39; has modify permissions on the e-mail drop folder.

Title:Pro Project Management with SharePoint 2010
Author:Mark Collins
Publisher:Apress - 2010-12-14


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