Formula needs updating for 2016 mpp

w=1320 1320w" sizes="(max-width: 660px) 100vw, 660px" data-recalc-dims="1" / When the progress field is set to 50% both duration progress and work progress is shown. The option to get progress based on what the actual team members report still works based on the settings you have in place.

That might be an interesting thing to figure out, and maybe your reports would look a whole lot better and more accurate.

Another thing you can do with MS Project-Share Point sync is map custom fields.

Essentially, you need to tell which columns in Share Point will hold MS Project information once you click sync button.

Hello readers, In this post I will take an extensive look at a set of fields that report progress in the schedule. And if they didn’t, act on that: Manage by exception!

I will have a close look at the Percentage complete entities within Microsoft Project There are % complete, % work complete fields and then there is also something called Physical % complete. w=1320 1320w" sizes="(max-width: 660px) 100vw, 660px" data-recalc-dims="1" / Result of second % complete field example in MS Project 2013 " data-medium-file="https://i0com/ fit=660,23&ssl=1" class="alignnone wp-image-883 size-large" src="https://i2com/theprojectcornerblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/after-progress-on-percent-complete-2-1024x36.png? resize=660,23" alt="After progress on Percent complete in microsoft project 2" width="660" height="23" srcset="https://i0com/ Some things that you could do: Last thing to take into account: progress is only reported on the selected tasks or their summary task.

In the field I get asked about the differences between the 3 fields on a regular basis. w=1320 1320w" sizes="(max-width: 660px) 100vw, 660px" data-recalc-dims="1" / This first on is real simple, I have a task with no assignments on it and no costs associated with it. If you have a summary task with 2 subtasks and a milestone, make sure you set progress on the milestone as well.

If you are an experienced Project Manager and out of the box Share Point Tasks Web Part is not enough for you to manage projects, you are in luck.

In Share Point Online/Office 365, you can easily sync MS Project with Share Point Tasks Web Part.

w=1320 1320w" sizes="(max-width: 660px) 100vw, 660px" data-recalc-dims="1" / Result of third example of % complete field in MS Project 2013 " data-medium-file="https://i1com/ fit=660,31&ssl=1" class="alignnone wp-image-887 size-large" src="https://i1com/theprojectcornerblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/after-progress-on-percent-complete-3-1024x48.png? resize=660,31" alt="After progress on Percent complete in microsoft project 3" width="660" height="31" srcset="https://i1com/ TPC Newsletter sign up page " data-medium-file="https://i2com/ fit=660,126&ssl=1" class="wp-image-1993 size-large" src="https://i2com/ resize=660,126" alt="TPC Newsletter" width="660" height="126" srcset="https://i2com/ Is your organization interested in duration progress, work progress or product complete progress?

That is because I am looking at a field that just shows me progress in duration. Let’s have a look at the same example, but now with the field percent (%) work complete: First example with percent (%) work complete in MS Project 2013 " data-medium-file="https://i0com/ fit=660,36&ssl=1" class="alignnone size-large wp-image-889" src="https://i2com/theprojectcornerblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/after-progress-on-percent-work-complete-3.png? resize=660,36" alt="After progress on percent work complete 3" width="660" height="36" srcset="https://i0com/ More information about Earned Value Management (EVM) can be found on my post about Earned Value Management. However, it would be wise to get a company policy in place for progress reports.

This post will help clear up some of the confusion, I hope. ——————————————— The Physical % Complete field shows an entered percent complete value that can be used as an alternative for calculating budgeted cost of work performed (BCWP). Nothing going on really, but somehow we will have progress on it :). Or just set the summary task to 100% if you are all done with the tasks. resize=768,146&ssl=1 768w" sizes="(max-width: 660px) 100vw, 660px" data-recalc-dims="1" / Thank you all for sticking around till the end.

March 2016 update —————— Raphael Santos, Consultant at Sensei Project Solutions, is kind enough to provide a translated version of this post in Portuguese. Oh Microsoft, such sweet words, but now let’s see it in action! Now in the second example I have an assignment of 80 hours of work, and the task is a fixed duration task: Start of second example of % complete field in MS Project 2013 " data-medium-file="https://i0com/ fit=660,23&ssl=1" class="alignnone wp-image-885 size-large" src="https://i2com/theprojectcornerblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/before-progress-on-percent-complete-2-1024x36.png? resize=660,23" alt="Before progress on Percent complete in microsoft project 2" width="660" height="23" srcset="https://i0com/ If you do not, the summary will stick with 99% complete. resize=768,146&ssl=1 768w" sizes="(max-width: 660px) 100vw, 660px" data-recalc-dims="1" / A summary task with 100% complete status in MS Project 2013 " data-medium-file="https://i0com/ fit=660,125&ssl=1" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-906" src="https://i2com/theprojectcornerblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/summarytask-100-percent-complete.png? resize=660,125" alt="summarytask 100 percent complete" width="660" height="125" srcset="https://i0com/ This has been the second “About” post and I had a lot of fun diving into this very specific part of Microsoft Project.

Here is a reflection of that noted down in a few screenshots: Start of fist example of % complete field in MS Project 2013 " data-medium-file="https://i0com/ fit=660,28&ssl=1" class="alignnone wp-image-884 size-large" src="https://i1com/theprojectcornerblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/before-progress-on-percent-complete-1-1024x43.png? resize=660,28" alt="Before progress on Percent complete in microsoft project" width="660" height="28" srcset="https://i0com/ 9 of my articles were featured in the 99 top articles in 2016, very proud!