Project management

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management helps you get started quickly and execute projects with ease. Built-in templates, familiar scheduling tools, and access across devices increase productivity for project managers and teams.

Project management made easy

Microsoft Surface tablet displaying the New Project window in Project Professional

Built-in, customizable templates use industry best practices to help you get started on the right path—so there’s no need to create project plans from scratch.

Microsoft Surface tablet screen displaying a Project file with a project timeline and Gantt chart in Project Professional.

Familiar scheduling features like Gantt charts and prepopulated pulldown menus help reduce training time and simplify the project planning process.

Microsoft Surface tablet screen displaying a resource overview report in Project Professional

Share reports across your organization to keep everyone on the same page. Reports include everything from burndown charts to financials; and are available across devices.

Microsoft Surface tablet screen displaying multiple timelines in Project Professional

Quickly view all project activities, from tasks to upcoming milestones. Customize timelines to represent specific data and easily share them with project stakeholders.

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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management is available on Windows, iOS®, and Android™ devices, so team members can update tasks on their device of choice and view timelines and reports on the go.

Project management customer stories

Xerox logo, learn how Xerox increased productivity with Project Server

Professional Services, Enterprise


The Xerox Services Healthcare Payer Group is a global services organization of more than 860 IT professionals, including 410 software developers. Parent firm Xerox is one of the world’s leading providers of business process and document management services.

The company needed to make global development project teams more cohesive, productive, and competitive. A series of acquisitions had resulted in a mix of third-party and homegrown software development and project management tools and methodologies.


  • Improve productivity up to 40 percent
  • Reduce IT costs up to 30 percent
  • Use development resources more flexibly

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Arup logo, learn how Arup uses Microsoft Project

Manufacturing, Enterprise, Project Online Premium


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

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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.

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Microsoft Surface tablet showing the New Project window in Project Online Professional.

Project Online Professional

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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