How to make word automatically update links If you would like to open a word document and automatically have your linked data update read on because it’s not actually setup to do this by default. By default whilst word may have the automatic links box checked in the general options it doesn’t always allow for […]

Using Styles in MS Word Microsoft Word provides a function called styles which enable quick document formatting as well as enabling consistency across the document.  Rather manually formatting each heading and text body you can uses the styles function. There are some styles already built into Microsoft Word and you can also make your own. […]

This is an example following a case study at the end of the Start to Finish Relationship article. It presents the following case: Schedule the following activities to allow concrete to be poured, note we are assuming that we need to pour within 90 minutes from the time the concrete is mixed to pouring. Completed the […]

Start to Finish relationships in Project Management Seriously, I don’t think I’ve seen such a simple topic cause so much confusion in the project management community.  I guess one of the principle causes for confusion lies in the lack of practical examples, so let’s clear it up by providing some practical examples of start to finish […]

FILLING A SERIES IN EXCEL Excel is designed to save you time Each time you sense a routine, Excel normally has a way to automate it. Filling series are a great time saver and so simple to master.  Consider the example of creating a monthly roster or calendar where we commonly use days of the […]

HOW TO WRITE BASIC FORMULA IN EXCEL The key to writing formulas in excel is understanding Microsoft Excel’s logic. As humans when we consider an equation, we first think the values of the argument.  For example if we are to multiple 3 and 5 our brains would naturally structure it like this: 3 * 5= ?. However […]