Chapter 26. Project Case Studies


  • Real-life examples of using Project

In this chapter, I provide seven case studies featuring the use of Project 2000, Project 2002, and Project 2003 — sometimes in conjunction with an add-on product — to solve real-life problems. I deliberately include cases that run the gamut from small businesses to large corporations. For example, in one case you'll read about a nonprofit organization that used Project to solve a problem.

Case 1

DLA Brown & Sharpe, part of Hexagon Metrology, the leading producer of coordinate measuring systems with world headquarters in Heathrow, UK, serves the measurement needs of industrial companies around the globe. DEA Brown & Sharpe offers the most complete source for metrology products anywhere in the world. Coordinate measuring machines, precision measuring instruments, software and post-warranty aftermarket services that keep measuring systems operating at peak performance levels are all available through a worldwide distribution channel and strategically located precision centers. Hexagon Metrology Group is a multinational group of companies that includes Brown & Sharpe GmbH, Brown & Sharpe Qianshao, CE Johansson, DEA, Mirai S.R.L, Quality Ltda, TESA, and Wilcox Inc.

The challenge faced by DEA Brown & Sharpe Limited was met by Technology Associates International, a global company with offices worldwide. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Technology Associates is a Microsoft Project Premier Partner and a Microsoft ...

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