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Microsoft Project & PPM

Overview
Synopsis

Streamline project, resource, and portfolio management with Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management (PPM). Integrated planning tools help you keep track of projects and stay organized.

Category

Project Management Software

Features

• Project management
• Portfolio management
• Resource management

License

Proprietary

Price

• Project Online Essentials- Add-on module for project team members -CAD $8.50-user per month-user/month
• Project Online Professional-Project management in the cloud through desktop client and web-browser- CAD $36.50-user per month
• Project Online Premium -Complete project and portfolio management solution-CAD $66.90-user per month

Pricing

Subscription

Free Trial

Available

Users Size

Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 employees), Enterprise (>1001 employees)

Support

Online Support, Phone Support, FAQ Knowledge base, Video Tutorials

Company

Microsoft Project

What is best?

• Built-in templates
• Familiar scheduling tools
• Access across devices
• Built-in reports
• Simplified task and time management

What are the benefits?

• Track and monitor project health including everything from burndown charts to financials.
• Publish projects to the cloud
• Save your projects to the cloud for ease of access across devices
• Manage project resources
• Assign resources to project tasks and use resource engagements
• Portfolio selection and optimization

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Ease of use
9.4
6.8
Features & Functionality
9.6
8.0
Advanced Features
9.5
7.9
Integration
9.4
7.9
Performance
9.5
8.3
Customer Support
9.6
8.5
Implementation
8.2
Renew & Recommend
8.4
Bottom Line

Microsoft PPM helps you get started quickly and execute projects with ease. Built-in templates, familiar scheduling tools, and access across devices help project managers and teams stay productive.

9.5
Editor Rating
8.0
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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) helps the users get started quickly and execute projects with ease. With its built-in templates, familiar scheduling tools, and access across devices, users can increase productivity for project managers and teams. Users can also streamline project, resource, and portfolio management with Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management (PPM). Its integrated planning tools help the users keep track of projects and stay organized. Microsoft PPM helps the users get started quickly and execute projects with ease.

Microsoft Project’s built-in templates are customizable which uses industry best practices to help the users get started on the right path so there’s no need to create project plans from scratch. Microsoft Project’ familiar scheduling features like Gantt charts and prepopulated pulldown menus help reduce training time and simplify the project planning process.

Microsoft Project lets users share reports across their organization to keep everyone on the same page. Microsoft Project’s reports include everything from burndown charts to financials; and are available across devices. Microsoft Project also lets users quickly view all project activities, from tasks to upcoming milestones where the users can customize timelines to represent specific data and easily share them with project stakeholders.

Microsoft PPM 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. Users can now easily plan, track status, and collaborate with others from virtually anywhere using the Project Online Professional which keeps users’ projects, resources, and teams organized and on track.

Features of Microsoft Project & PPM

  • Fully installed, up-to-date Project application
  • Update tasks
  • Team members can update tasks from any device
  • Submit timesheets
  • Capture project and non-project time spent for payroll, invoicing
  • Collaborate
  • Team members can share documents and use Skype
  • SharePoint task sync
  • Synchronize your projects with SharePoint task lists
  • Project planning and scheduling
  • Includes familiar scheduling tools like Gantt charts and built-in customizable templates
  • Reporting and business intelligence
  • Track and monitor project health including everything from burndown charts to financials.
  • Publish projects to the cloud
  • Save your projects to the cloud for ease of access across devices
  • Manage project resources
  • Assign resources to project tasks and use resource engagements
  • Portfolio selection and optimization
  • Model different portfolio scenarios to determine the best strategic path
  • Demand management
  • Capture and evaluate project ideas from anywhere in the organization
  • Plan and manage enterprise resources
  • View and compare how resources are used across projects to optimize assignments.
  • Out-of-the-box portfolio reports
  • Aggregate project data to gain insights across portfolios.

You may also like to read: Top Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Software and How to Select the Best Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Software for Your Business

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3 Reviews
  • Jeffery Thomas
    June 17, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    Built in Templates to start quickly

    What is best?

    Familiar scheduling tools let the project management and team keep track on tasks due date.

    Company size

    Enterprise (>1001)

    User Role

    Executive

    User Industry

    Food

    Rating
    Ease of use8.4

    Microsoft PPM helps to get started quickly and execute projects with ease thru built-in templates. There is no need to create project plans from scratch.

    Features & Functionality8.6

    Built in Reports include everything about project from project status charts to financials to keep everyone updated.

    Advanced Features8.2

    Very easy to plan, track status, and collaborate with others.

    Integration8.1

    No issue integration with Power BI and goes in parallel with other Microsoft products.

    Performance8.1

    Training 8.2

    Features and functionalities are familiar like Gantt charts and pulldown menus which helps to reduce training time and simplify the project planning process.

    Customer Support8.1

    Implementation8.2

    Implementation is easy and virtually accessible in any device.

    Renew & Recommend8.1

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    Microsoft PPM makes it a whole lot easier to organize and manage the project.

  • Rob Belskey
    June 18, 2017 at 7:36 pm

    Easily evaluate Project Portfolio

    What is best?

    My project portfolio keeps me in track of what road I want to take to boost my project to its success thanks to Microsoft PPM.

    Company size

    Enterprise (>1001)

    User Role

    Executive

    User Industry

    Construction

    Rating
    Ease of use8.5

    Easily evaluate and optimize my project portfolio to prioritize my team's initiatives and get the best results .

    Features & Functionality8.6

    With PPM, I can easily evaluate my project portfolio and browse through to ensure that all is well prepared, planned and turned out to be successful.

    Advanced Features8

    Integration8.1

    Easy integration with Windows SharePoint Server

    Performance8

    Training 8.1

    Customer Support8.4

    Implementation8.3

    Renew & Recommend8.3

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    Important performance data and projects can be quickly monitored and analyzed in the Project Center.What-if analyses for portfolios are available to assist with project selection

  • Mason
    July 13, 2017 at 4:25 pm

    Share reports across your organization to keep everyone on the same page.

    Company size

    Small (<50)

    User Role

    IT Support

    User Industry

    Chemical

    Rating
    Ease of use8.2

    Enables users to reduce training time and simplify the project planning process, customize timelines to represent specific data and easily share them with project stakeholders.

    Features & Functionality8.3

    Advanced Features8.1

    Integration8.2

    Training 8.2

    Customer Support8.2

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    The built-in and customizable templates use industry best practices to help you get started on the right path, therefore eliminating the need to create project plans from scratch. The multiple timelines quickly view all project activities, from tasks to upcoming milestones.

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