After ten years in the market, the blue book changes its moniker to Microsoft Project Server 2013 Managing Projects and Portfolios to reflect the new direction for this book and the software. Not only does it cover the objective domain for the Microsoft Certified Professional Exam 74-344, it also reflects a new capabilities emphasis driven by Project Online, Microsoft s Project Server in the cloud. After presenting you with a big picture overview of the new Project Server, we dive right into the topics of most interest to portfolio managers, executives, managers and senior project managers. In fact, you can think of the first five modules of the book as portfolio management essentials. You learn all of the fundamental functionality to implement and support ideation, demand and capacity management, portfolio analyses and project governance. After you are fully primed for portfolio management, the book provides everything a project manager needs to know to be effective managing enterprise projects using Microsoft Project Server 2013.
Author: Gary Chefetz