Are You Microsoft Project 2010 Ready? Beta Demo Image Now Available


Announcing the release of the Microsoft Project 2010 Beta Demo Image

As Doug McCutcheon and Christophe Fiessinger of Microsoft mentioned, the Project 2010 Demo image just got released today, it’s all based on the Public Beta (B2).

To download the Microsoft Project 2010 EPM Solution demo image, installation instructions and associated presenter’s script, send an email to

Q: What are the system requirements to run the EPM Solution demo?

Hyper-V image with Windows Server 2008 as the base operating system and recommended 8GB of RAM (4GB minimum).

Also recommended is a Solid State Drive for optimal performance, see Christophe’s earlier blog:



Operating System Microsoft Windows® Server 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role enabled
Drive Formatting NTFS
Processor Intel VT or AMD-V capable
RAM 4 GB or more (8 GB or more recommended)
Hard disk space required for install 50 GB

Demo image contains (SharePoint Server Enterprise 2010, Project Server 2010, Office 2010, Project Professional 2010 etc…):

  • PPM Governance: Separate governance workflows for both major and minor projects
  • Demand Management:
    • Major Project business case includes general information, strategic impact, resource plan, cost and benefit templates and risk assessment survey
    • Minor project includes general information and schedule PDP
    • Includes custom workspaces for both Major and Minor projects
  • Portfolio Selection & Analytics
    • Business Driver Library
    • Saved Business Driver Prioritizations
    • Saved Portfolio Analysis to run both Cost Constraint and Resource Constraint Analysis
  • Detailed Planning: During the detailed planning stages the project manager
    • Finalizes the project schedule
    • Finds and assigns named resources
    • Completes a secondary cost assessment
    • Baselines the plan
  • Manage:
    • Team Member: Team member receives and updates tasks and completes timesheet
    • Project Manager: Receives and approves task and timesheet updates
    • BI: Demo includes Corporate, Departmental and Project Level reports

To download the Microsoft Project 2010 EPM Solution demo image, installation instructions and associated presenter’s script by sending an email to the

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Tim Cermak

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    Amgad Deeb


    Did anybody face a problem after importing this VM to Hyper-V. I recieved Evenet 18320 after importing the VM

    can anybody help


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