Waterfall management with Microsoft Project

Manage unique projects requiring waterfall methodology—a single timeline, predictable workflow, and firm deliverables—with support from Microsoft Project.


Visualize key data with flexible templates

Turn your waterfall project’s key data into powerful visualizations with Project’s out-of-the-box templates. Help align key stakeholders with intuitive timelines and Gantt charts.

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Improve project outcomes with collaboration

Empower instant and effective communication between project team members. Achieve better project outcomes by connecting your team and updating tasks and milestones from virtually anywhere.

Identify critical project paths and contingencies

Keep waterfall projects on track with intuitive burndown charts. Monitoring your schedule’s critical path—the dependent series of tasks tied to a project’s end objective—can protect it from risk.

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Create a central source of truth

Keep stakeholders aligned on your project’s scope, timeline, and progress with Microsoft Project’s data consolidation features. Improve tracking and insight with a central source of information.

Learn more about product options

Options depend on your role in project management.

Project Online Essentials

For project team members collaborating in the cloud via web browser or mobile device.

Project Online Professional

For project managers managing projects in the cloud with the desktop app and web browser.

Project Online Premium

For project portfolio managers who handle many projects at once or need a cloud solution.


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