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The Right Way to Enable the QuickLaunch Fly Out Menu in SharePoint 2013

2013 December 3
by Jesse Phillips-Mead

I don’t know about you, but I hate having a lot of items immediately visible on the quick launch:

expanded flyout

Today, I will be showing you how to enable the Fly Out Menu for the Quick Launch in SharePoint 2013 so your Quick Launch looks similar to this:

collapsed flyout

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Surprise Yourself with the True Potential of Your Process

2013 October 16
by Tye Trepanier

I really enjoyed the way this article gave almost a human element to process management. This is really about CPI or Continual Process Improvement. I live and breathe this stuff and I “Just get it”. The pieces that are important are really simple to layout
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Microsoft Awards Two Project MVPs to Advisicon!

2013 October 8

Congratulations to Cindy Lewis & Tim Runcie who were both awarded the Microsoft Project MVP Award


This is Tim Runcie’s ninth and Cindy Lewis’ second consecutive year being nominated. This is a huge feat for both of them. The MVP award is highly competitive and has to be earned each year through demonstrable knowledge and support for the Project Management community of practice. read more…

Using the Right Shapes in Visio 2013

2013 October 2
by Jesse Phillips-Mead


I don’t know about you, but I love Visio 2013. The scalability of this amazing visual tool is astronomical! However, if you don’t know how to use the shapes properly, how can you make the most of it? Today I will be talking briefly about what the most used shapes mean. We will use “Buying a Supercar” as our example. read more…

Is MS Project Too Sensitive with Resource Overallocations?

2013 September 30

As a Microsoft Project MVP, I feel like I have seen most of the issues, complaints and also the bad behaviors of project schedulers, project managers and senior management when it comes to addressing project deliveries, schedules and resource management. I will say that as soon as I think I’ve seen it all my passion for teaching and educating constantly humbles me as I learn new and interesting issues, approaches and downright crazy things organizations do to manage their workload (demand) and deliver with their resources (capacity). read more…