Chapter 21. Project Server and the Administrator

IN THIS CHAPTER

Specifying Project Server features for your environment

Managing security settings

Managing users

Working with views

Working with the Enterprise Global template

Setting up and editing enterprise-level accounts for resources

Managing timesheet and task settings

Customizing Project Web App

Setting up workflows and Project Detail Pages

Housekeeping chores

In Chapter 20, you reviewed design issues and approaches to successfully implementing Project Server. This chapter presents a high-level overview of the kinds of activities a Project Server administrator might perform while setting up and customizing the Project Server environment to meet your organization's needs. This chapter is not intended to cover everything a Project Server administrator might do.

During this stage, you need the skills of the following types of people — and you might use only one person with both sets of skills or you might use multiple people:

  • An information technology (IT) person with background in hardware, networking, and connectivity

  • A project management (PM) person with extensive knowledge of your organization's needs while managing projects

After the design and implementation team has identified certain components that your organization will use, the IT person can work independently on some tasks while, at the same time, the PM person works independently on other tasks. To complete the setup, these individuals will probably work together. As you read the ...

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