Keep your projects, resources, and teams organized and on track
Get started quickly
Use the Getting Starting screen to quickly learn about new features. Pre-built Project templates make sure you get started on the right track.
Familiar automated scheduling tools help reduce inefficiencies and training time. Multiple timelines make it easier to visualize complex schedules.
Manage resources with ease
Resource management tools help you build project teams, request needed resources, and create more efficient schedules.
Make smart decisions
Built-in reports help project stakeholders visualize data to gain insights across projects and make more informed decisions.
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 Professional 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 Professional 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 arrangements.
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 project plan.
Optimized task management
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 Professional.
Consolidate all your potential project resources in a single view so that resource managers can compare resources across standardized data to build best-fit teams.
The Resource Engagement
feature lets you 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.
Project Online Premium and Project Server sync
Sync Project Professional 2016 schedules with Project Online Premium and Project Server 2016.
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.
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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.
Phoenix, Arizona-based CORE Construction is a nationally ranked commercial general contractor with an unwavering commitment to its core values: integrity, fairness, continuous improvement, and results.
CORE Construction wanted to standardize on a user-friendly tool to manage its construction projects’ schedules, and executive staff needed better insight into the company’s $700 million project portfolio.
Enhanced data accuracy with a dashboard that publishes consistent, consolidated project data
Improved profit margins with better decision making through access to project schedule data
Easily plan, track status, and collaborate with others from virtually anywhere. Project Professional 2016 keeps your projects, resources, and teams organized and on track. Get started with your free trial today.