BeMo scheduled maintenance – July 2

BeMo will be performing some preparation work to increase its readiness for the service upgrades to Service Pack 1 scheduled between July 3 and 7. This preparation work will be applied during the following maintenance scheduled on:

July 2nd, 2014 between 1:00 AM and 5:00 AM PDT (UTC-7)

During this maintenance the following services will be interrupted multiple times for short periods of typically 5 to 10 minutes:

  • BeMo website and My BeMo Account page (www.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo Project Online 2010 (pwa.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo Project Online 2013 (pwa13.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo SharePoint Cloud 2010 (sp.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo SharePoint Cloud 2013 (sp13.bemopro.com)

Note to existing dedicated server customers: Access to your Project Server instance will not be impacted by this maintenance.

We can appreciate that the maintenance may not be convenient for everyone, but it is being performed in the interest of continuing to provide you with the best possible experience.

Thank you for your understanding.

The BeMo Team
www.bemopro.com   |   http://support.bemopro.com   |   support@bemopro.com   |   P: +1 702 529 0820

BeMo Business Intelligence (BI) Packs for Microsoft SharePoint and Project Server

Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities are offered with BeMo BI Packs and are available in various size and with different options. They are aimed to work seamlessly with either SharePoint or Project Server deployments hosted with BeMo. Our BI Packs provide users with a number of very powerful capabilities, designed to support the creation of customized reports and dashboard all aiming to help enterprise users making better business decisions.

All BeMo BI Packs include:

  • Dashboard Designer
  • PerformancePoint Services
  • Excel Services
  • SQL Reporting Services (SSRS)

Optional BI Pack features include:

  • Terminal Services for BI
    You should consider this option if you do not have the VPN integration with your service. TS for BI is designed to assign up to 5 PWA users as BI administrator. It provides these users unfettered access to create database connections to various data sources using Excel, PerformancePoint and Dashboard Designer to develop customized reports and dashboards.
  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
    SSAS delivers online analytical processing (OLAP) and data mining functionality for business intelligence applications. Our SSAS option comes in 4 different sizes: Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large to accommodate any size business.

Please visit www.bemopro.com/BI to learn more about BeMo BI Packs and to find out great tutorials and articles on how to plan, deploy and configure Business Intelligence with SharePoint and Project Server.

BeMo scheduled maintenance – Project Server 2013 SP1 upgrade – July 3 to July 7

BeMo will be performing service upgrades to Service Pack 1 with CU April 2014  for its BeMo Project Online 2013 and BeMo SharePoint 2013 Cloud services. These upgrades will be applied during the following maintenance scheduled on:

July 3rd, 2014 between 4:00 PM and July 7 5:00 AM PDT (UTC-7)

Impact:

During the maintenance period and due to the nature of this upgrade, the following services may not be available for periods up to 24  hours and service will be interrupted multiple times for short periods of typically 5 to 10 minutes:

BeMo Project Online 2013 (pwa13.bemopro.com)
BeMo SharePoint Cloud 2013 (sp13.bemopro.com)

Note to existing dedicated server customers: Access to your Project Server instance will not be impacted by this maintenance.

We can appreciate that the maintenance may not be convenient for everyone, but it is being performed in the interest of continuing to provide you with the best possible experience.

Thank you for your understanding.

The BeMo Team
www.bemopro.com   |   http://support.bemopro.com   |   support@bemopro.com   |
P: +1 702 529 0820

BeMo Project Server Training Pack 2013 – June 2014 release

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P2013icon_64x64BeMo has just released a refreshed version of its highly successful Project Server Training Pack 2013 (formerly known as Content Pack 2013) a fully configured instance of Project Server 2013 pre-populated with sample data based on the fictional Contoso Company. In addition to being extremely helpful as a sample of Project Server 2013 for training purposes, it can also be used by individuals who want to experiment with and experience working with a fully configured Project Server 2013 instance.

This latest release of the Training Pack provides users with:

  • 8 PWA users — one Executive, one Portfolio Manager, three Project Managers, two Team Members PLUS one super user who can act as either a Project Server Administrator, Project Manager, Team Member or a Portfolio Manager. This allows users of the Training Pack to assume any user role.
  • An ERP (Enterprise Resource Pool) that has over 120 work, material and cost resources, that can be assigned as enterprise resources, with assigned RBS codes for the work resources and Position Role Enterprise Code that allows for skills matching when building project teams.
  • 29 project and proposal schedules distributed between the Head of the PMO and the four project managers.
  • All schedules moved forward in time with allocated work for 2014.

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  • 2 complete Programs, both including cost and work budgets.
  • 23 new project and task Enterprise Custom fields added to the existing 6 out-of-the-box Enterprise Custom fields.
  • A revised comprehensive Project, Portfolio Management (PPM) strategy which now includes a resource-based analysis as well as a cost-based analysis. A number of the schedules in the portfolio analysis use Project Server’s Resource Plans.
  • A number of new customized BI (Business Intelligence) reports to support resource-based PPM analysis in addition to the existing out-of-the-box BeMo provided BI sample reports.

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  • A 90 page Guide that defines the implemented Project Server features plus the associated business-oriented processes. Users of the Training Pack understand the environment in which this instance of Project Server is designed to support.
  • A Self-Study Guide for Microsoft Exam 74-344: Managing Programs and Projects with Project Server 2013, which uses the content of the Training Pack.

The Training Pack is available on a monthly basis as an addition to our BeMo Cloud offering with a Project Professional connection or Project Pro for Office 365 subscription. To create additional BI reports and dashboards users will require a BeMo Business Intelligence (BI) subscription.

For users of Project Server 2010, BeMo also has a similar Training Pack.

Learn more and sign up for BeMo Project Server Training Pack 2010 and 2013

BeMo scheduled maintenance – June 18

BeMo will be performing service upgrades as well as network and server maintenance for its BeMo Project Online and BeMo SharePoint Cloud services. These upgrades will be applied during the following maintenance scheduled on:

June 18, 2014 between 1:00 AM and 5:00 AM PDT (UTC-7)

During this maintenance the following services will be interrupted multiple times for short periods of typically 5 to 10 minutes:

  • BeMo website and My BeMo Account page (www.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo Project Online 2010 (pwa.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo Project Online 2013 (pwa13.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo SharePoint Cloud 2010 (sp.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo SharePoint Cloud 2013 (sp13.bemopro.com)

Note to existing dedicated server customers: Access to your Project Server instance will not be impacted by this maintenance.

We can appreciate that the maintenance may not be convenient for everyone, but it is being performed in the interest of continuing to provide you with the best possible experience.

Thank you for your understanding.

The BeMo Team
www.bemopro.com   |   http://support.bemopro.com   |   support@bemopro.com   |   P: +1 702 529 0820

BeMo scheduled maintenance – June 11

BeMo will be performing service upgrades as well as network and server maintenance for its BeMo Project Online and BeMo SharePoint Cloud services. These upgrades will be applied during the following maintenance scheduled on:

June 11, 2014 between 1:00 AM and 5:00 AM PDT (UTC-7)

During this maintenance the following services will be interrupted multiple times for short periods of typically 5 to 10 minutes:

  • BeMo website and My BeMo Account page (www.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo Project Online 2010 (pwa.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo Project Online 2013 (pwa13.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo SharePoint Cloud 2010 (sp.bemopro.com)
  • BeMo SharePoint Cloud 2013 (sp13.bemopro.com)

Note to existing dedicated server customers: Access to your Project Server instance will not be impacted by this maintenance.

We can appreciate that the maintenance may not be convenient for everyone, but it is being performed in the interest of continuing to provide you with the best possible experience.

Thank you for your understanding.

The BeMo Team
www.bemopro.com   |   http://support.bemopro.com   |   support@bemopro.com   |   P: +1 702 529 0820

BeMo and ComputerTalk Announce Partnership to Bring Hosted Multi-tenant ice Contact Center to BeMo’s Lync hosting Offering

Richmond Hill, Canada (May 14, 2014) – ComputerTalk, leading provider of Lync-native contact center product and CEBP applications, welcomes BeMo, located in Henderson, NV to the ComputerTalk Global Partner Network. BeMo is a leading SaaS provider specializing in Hosted Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and Hosted Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) solutions built on Microsoft SharePoint, Project Server, Office 365, Exchange, and Lync Server with Enterprise Voice.

The BeMo ComputerTalk partnership will bring Hosted Lync unified communications and enterprise-grade CEBPs into contact centers and to extend the power of contact center applications to the rest of the enterprise. Businesses using ice Contact Center with Hosted Lync from BeMo will be able to take advantage of the benefits that Lync, with a fully integrated hosted contact center, can bring to their customer care toolkit.

This partnership just makes sense to Bruno Lecoq, Co-Founder and CEO, who chose ComputerTalk and ice because “the features were what we were looking for. ice can be multi-tenant, which fits the requirements we have for our mid-market business model. We partner with companies to provide our customers with value adding solutions – ComputerTalk’s workflow designer is a component we are very impressed with and will definitely leverage to provide customers what they need to serve their customers.” Through this partnership, BeMo will be able to provide their customers a software-only, all -in-one multimedia contact center through the phone, instant messaging, email, Twitter, and Skype modalities.

Rija Raharinosy, VP of Strategic Sales & Global Alliances says, “We are excited to partner with BeMo. They know the Microsoft application stack very well and them proposing Lync and ice is a winning combination for both our hosted customers.” BeMo and ComputerTalk customers will benefit from the knowledge share that will occur during this partnership.

Contact information for Bruno
BeMo, Co-founder and CEO
Email: brunole@bemopro.com
Phone: +1 (702) 529-0249

Contact information for Rija
ComputerTalk, Strategic Sales & Global Alliances
Email: rraharinosy@computer-talk.com
Phone: +1 (905) 882-5000 – Ext: 3770
Mobile: +1 (416) 662-6544

Contact information for Vivian
ComputerTalk, Product Marketing
Email: vpow@computer-talk.com
Phone: +1 (905) 882-5000 – Ext: 3217