Get a Handle on Project Start Dates

A New Solution to an Old Problem During a recent Executive Coaching session, I ran into a tricky but common challenge. The Templates I am helping them design are to prepare for multi-million dollar maintenance upgrades that are scheduled two years in advance. The “Main Event” is about three quarters of the way through the .. read more

On April 14th, 2018, posted in: Advanced, Interesting, Practical, Theory by

Get What You Need

How to Chart by Task Assignee Home Group (or Home Team, or Primary Role) A recent challenge in the community forum caught my attention this week. A number of folks would like to be able to group Tasks by the Primary Assignee’s Home Team (or Home Group, or Primary Role), but — in short — .. read more

On October 18th, 2016, posted in: Advanced, Cool, Philosophical, Practical, Theory by

Check Your Math

Measure Twice, Cut Once “Wait: before we decide….don’t we want to be sure the numbers are right?” “Uhhhh…yeah, I guess so. You guys go for lunch, and I’ll bulk update everything while you are gone. Bring me a sub.” Wouldn’t it be slick if you could somehow quickly select the data you’re working with and .. read more

On April 29th, 2015, posted in: Cool, Popular, Practical by

Project Roadmap

You Are Here Have you ever wished you could easily present a one year Project Roadmap of certain projects in a professional looking format, vs the “hours of PowerPoint” currently wasted to manually prepare such information? AtAppStore has the solution, and you can set it up in your environment for a 7-day free trial in .. read more

On September 11th, 2014, posted in: Cool, Packages, Popular, Practical by

Automatic Weekly Status Reporting

Do Next To Nothing Even with powerful software, committed team members, and the latest technologies, there’s something affirming about that ole standby, the weekly status report. Rather than having to carve that time out to prepare it, wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy way to have it just drop out of the .. read more

On August 12th, 2014, posted in: Philosophical, Practical, Theory by

Project Status Report

One Stop Shopping AtAppStore is pleased to release a standard Project Status Report that any client can drop into their Workfront instance to get a well-formatted, helpful status report for a single Project, using core Workfront data that all Customers will have present. You can set it up in your environment for free in three .. read more

On July 22nd, 2014, posted in: Cool, Popular, Practical by

Quick Question…

Seeing is believing When it comes to supporting software, if a picture is worth a thousand words, being able to log in AS IF you were the person you’re trying to help is priceless. But we’re giving that ability away for free, with three simple steps.

On May 18th, 2014, posted in: Cool, Popular, Practical by

Pushing the Limits

How to send Workfront Push Notifications to your iPhone In the Workfront instances that we administer, we recommend minimizing the number of email alerts. However, there are a few events that are not only important enough to email, but important enough for Push Notification (e.g. the “little Red circle with a number in it”) to .. read more

On January 26th, 2014, posted in: Advanced, Cool, Practical by 4 Comments

How’s My Portfolio?

TSN Turning Point Our local sportscaster uses the phrase “TSN Turning Point” to highlight the pivotal play that enabled the win. In my Project Based Work, I use it to refer to that pivotal event when someone I’ve been coaching thinks of their own solution in a way I wouldn’t have. I always like to .. read more

On December 6th, 2010, posted in: Popular, Practical, Theory by , ,

Get Some Professional Help!

NOTE: this technique was developed in the R15 version of Workfront, but stopped working mid R16. At this time, Workfront seems to only support rendering URLs that are posted “outside” of Workfront, such as using as the URL for an External Page, and noting that you may need to adjust your browser settings in .. read more

On November 18th, 2010, posted in: Advanced, Cool, Practical by ,