Project Online Professional
Keep your projects, resources, and teams organized and on track. Easily and efficiently plan projects, track status, and
collaborate with others from virtually anywhere.
Familiar automated scheduling tools help reduce inefficiencies and training time. Multiple timelines make it easier to visualize
Make smart decisions
Built-in reports help project stakeholders visualize data to gain insights across projects and make more informed decisions.
Seamless integration with collaboration tools like Skype for Business and Yammer encourages teamwork and ultimately produces better project results.
Manage resources with ease
Resource management tools help you build project teams, request needed resources, and create more efficient schedules.
The Getting Started screen walks you through basic capabilities, like linking tasks and creating
a timeline, to help you get up to speed fast.
Use one of the many pre-built templates from within Project client and on Office.com
to get access to best-in-class project plans.
Use the Tell Me search bar—standard across most Office products—to quickly find useful features
in Project so you can work more efficiently.
Built for professional project managers, Project client offers familiar tools, like
Gantt charts, to help you easily create schedules and reduce training time.
Reduce inefficiencies with automated features. Auto-populate start and end dates based on
dependencies, and use the Task Inspector to identify more efficient task and resource
Built-in multiple timelines help you visually represent complex schedules and understand
all aspects of a project. Easily share timelines using familiar Office tools like PowerPoint.
You can use baselines to help decision makers track and compare actual progress to the original
Task path highlighting in Gantt charts helps you understand the relationship among tasks
and identify which are most critical to the project’s success.
Set tasks to “inactive” and run what-if scenarios to determine the best-fit assignments without
re-creating your entire project plan.
Synchronized task lists
With task list synchronization, team members can update their assignments in SharePoint,
and the data will appear in Project client.
The Resource Engagement
feature lets project managers formally request specific resources. The Team Planner helps
you identify and fix potential resourcing issues that could impact the schedule. Skype for Business
Integrated communication tools like Skype for Business make it easy to collaborate using
voice, video, or chat within Project, eliminating the need to switch between apps.
Easily copy information from Project and paste it into familiar Office applications like
PowerPoint and Word. And OneDrive for Business provides handy storage for project artifacts.
Create a dedicated project site to share information—status updates, conversations, and project
timelines—so team members stay informed.
Powerful built-in reports, like Burndown and Resource Overview, can help you gain insights,
communicate information to stakeholders, and achieve results.
Visit the new Office Store to get Office add-ins that extend the functionality of Project
to solve unique business and project problems.
Streaming technology lets you quickly install Project client over the Internet,
on internal networks, through local file systems, or from offline media.
Always up to date
Like other Office 365 solutions, Project client provides automatic updates. So
you’re always current with the latest tools and features, reducing the burden on IT.
Team members can install Project client on up to five PCs, so they can access
project plans from wherever they’re working.
Run isolated instances of the service independent of each other. Separate IT and PMO settings allow each side to manage its own settings.
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management comes with a 99.9% uptime guarantee, as well as best-in-class
data back-up, disaster recovery, and globally redundant data centers.
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management complies with various industry-specific standards, including ISO 27001, EU Model Clauses, HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA), and FISMA.
Active Directory sync
Add resources quickly and reliably with enhanced Active Directory synchronization, reducing the time spent on administrative tasks.
With 24/7 IT support from Microsoft, Project helps keep your business
up and running and frees up IT to work on more strategic initiatives.
Your IT team can tap into robust application architecture and create custom functionality
with a readily available software development kit (SDK).
Manufacturing, Enterprise, Project Online
The Hilti Corporation, based in Schaan, Liechtenstein, is a private company that provides innovative products, systems, and
services to construction professionals. Hilti now has production plants in more than
20 countries on six continents.
Hilti needed the latest technology to manage its own projects in an efficient and scalable
way. It lacked a view into the project landscape and needed a centralized resource pool
to make sure that employees were assigned appropriate workloads.
Reduced IT complexity while helping employees begin, define, and prioritize projects Greater productivity and cost savings Increased agility, collaboration, and scalability Learn more Three people meeting at a conference table image
Consulting, Enterprise, Project Online
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. From more
than 90 offices worldwide, Arup planners, designers, engineers, and consultants deliver
innovative projects across the globe.
Arup had a global IT Portfolio Management Office (PMO), but that office had to manually
create status reports using spreadsheets and email updates from regional offices.
Quick, easy insight into project status Simple yet effective ideation platform Anywhere access to project data Platform for continuous improvement Learn more A chart in the TEI study image
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Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Learn how companies have used Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management to develop more consistent project management
practices and gain greater visibility into how their project portfolios perform.
Easily plan, track status, and collaborate with others from virtually anywhere. Project Online Professional keeps your projects, resources, and teams organized and on track. Get started today.
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