Financial Management with Project 2010–continued!

Due to the popularity of this topic we are continuing in the “financial” series – originally announced here by the two following webcasts – both presented by the top industry experts -

Business Insights Webcast: Project Financial Intelligence for Microsoft Project Server 2010 (Level 200)

Audience(s): Non-Tech Influencing BDM and Tech Influencing BDM.

Driven by challenging economic times and enhanced compliance requirements, financial management has become a priority for organizations investing in PPM best practices and solutions. UMT Project Financial Server 2010 seamlessly extends Project Server 2010 to provide comprehensive cost and benefit management capabilities across the entire project life cycle. Join this webcast to see how the UMT Project Financial Server 2010 can help: Standardize financial governance controls and drive accountability Improve the accuracy of cost and benefit estimates Effectively measure project financial performance Drive transparency through insightful financial dashboards Track actual benefits realized

Presenter: Ben Chamberlain, SVP Product Marketing & Partner Management, UMT Consulting Group

Ben rejoined UMT Consulting Group in 2010 after spending five years in the Microsoft Project product management team, where he was responsible for driving in market success for Project 2007 and Project
2010. Before joining Microsoft, Ben was VP of Product Management at UMT and was responsible for the creation and commercialization of the UMT Portfolio Manager, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2006. Ben is an expert in project and portfolio management and is a regular facilitator at various industry and PPM conferences.


MSDN Webcast: Building Integrated Applications on the Project Server 2010 Platform (Level 300)

Audience(s): Pro Dev/Programmer.

Now that Microsoft Project Server 2010 is built on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, developers can take advantage of a rich platform and familiar tools to effectively build integrated applications and provide customers with shrink-wrapped solutions to common problems. Join Catalin Olteanu to hear lessons learned from developing UMT Project Financial Server 2010 in parallel with the Project 2010 release cycle.
Project Financial Server 2010 is a complex, three-tier application that seamlessly integrates with Project Server 2010 and extends many of the out-of-the box components including demand management, the ribbon, the queue service, permissions, web parts, and the reporting infrastructure.

Presenter: Catalin Olteanu, Chief Product and Technology Officer, UMT

Catalin Olteanu has been with UMT since 2000 and established the UMT Romania development center. His team built the UMT Portfolio Manager suite, which was later acquired by Microsoft. He joined the Microsoft Project group in 2006 and managed teams responsible for releasing Microsoft Project Portfolio Server 2006 and 2007, as well as Microsoft Project Server 2010. Catalin rejoined UMT in 2010 to spearhead the development of UMT Project Financial Server 2010. Catalin brings to UMT world-class expertise in developing enterprise products and solutions. Catalin is an expert in project and portfolio management and provides a unique technology understanding combined with solid implementation and consulting experience.