If you are new to Microsoft Project, PPM or Project Online in general, you should try out the Microsoft guided tour. This introduction tool gives you an overview on the key capabilities of Project Online in a very short time.
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Should you need more reasons to go with Project Online after having seen the video, here are some key arguments:
Get your team up and running quickly with the latest technology and industry standards to separate PMO functionality from IT functionality.
Active Directory integration
Manage user credentials and permissions.
99.9% uptime promise with an industry-leading financial guarantee.
Your data is yours. We safeguard it and protect your privacy.
Easy to use and control. You can add and remove users in minutes. Use PowerShell for creating custom scripts and automating processes.
We update the service regularly with new features and capabilities
Plans for 24/7 phone support for advanced IT issues. Microsoft community support provides online answers, how-to resources, and connections with other Office 365 customers.
Project enables your organization to quickly start projects, prioritize project portfolio investments, and deliver results with the intended business value.
Be productive from virtually any device from nearly anywhere.
Quickly install over the Internet, internal networks, local file systems, or from offline media to make sure that you’re up-to-date with the most recent version of the Project Pro for Office 365. Lean more about Click-to-Run.
Project On Demand
Microsoft Office 365 can instantly stream the most up-to-date version Project Pro for Office 365 to different PCs when you’re on the go.
Easily manage and collaborate on work as a team without the structure of a project, but have visibility into the work for planning and reporting purposes.
Gain visibility into projects, operational activities and everyday work. Streamline project initiation and progression by applying appropriate governance and control.
Portfolio analytics & selection
Effectively identify, select, and deliver project portfolios that best align with your organization’s business strategy and maximize ROI.
Deliver results with your workforce today and plan for the future to manage surplus and deﬁcits across a planning horizon.
Deliver the project on time with a map for execution and delivery framework to tracking progress and managing change.
Adopt financial management processes and effectively track cost performance to ensure delivery within budget and that the portfolio realizes the forecasted benefits.
Time and task management
Utilize a centralized and common approach to time reporting and task management.
Strengthen team collaboration and improve project success with enterprise social capabilities, easy communication with instant messaging, team sites and other easy-to-use collaboration capabilities.
Issue and risk management
Prevent, identify, and mitigate potential business or project-related risks and issues.
Reporting and business intelligence
Collect, categorize, understand, and make decisions about project data. Utilize business intelligence (BI) to provide visibility and decision support to proactively manage projects, programs and portfolios.
Deliver the forecasted benefits of the overall program and across underlying in-flight projects with the additional benefit of establishing and utilizing techniques that provide a program initiation and selection framework.
Easily create workflows in Visio and SharePoint Designer without coding to standardize project progression or rejection and improve governance and control.
Install Apps from the SharePoint Store to meet your business needs, easily write custom Apps and integrate with line of business systems.
Project and Portfolio Management Partner ecosystem
Microsoft PPM solution is backed by hundreds of Microsoft Partners who earned the PPM Competency, undergone relevant exams and conducted numerous deployments in over 80 countries world-wide. When help is needed with assessment, envisioning, deployment or training and you are ready to engage with Professional Services organizations—reach out to a PPM partner in your region.