Adding SharePoint task lists to PWA

For smaller projects, we see a lot of users turning to SharePoint task lists. With the new SharePoint, we’ve made that experience even better to manage tasks as a team. But for most organizations, you’ll want greater visibility into all your work. This is where Project Online and PWA (Project Web Access) really shines. Task lists can easily connect and sync with all the enterprise project data stored in PWA.


All my work in one place

On average, people work on five to seven projects at a time.  For example, a wedding planner may have several clients that she is planning weddings for and she might have a task management site in SharePoint for each (see “Managing Tasks in SharePoint”). In this case, she’ll have tasks assigned to her from several different places, in addition to tracking personal tasks outside of those projects.  Rather than drilling…


Managing tasks in SharePoint

Almost any project we work on is collaborative these days.  A restaurateur might be working with his staff and publicists to develop and advertise a new menu.  A wedding planner might be working with florists and venue coordinators to make someone’s dream wedding come true.  You need a way to coordinate to-dos, easily communicate status, and stay in sync with your team without leaving your favorite tools. In the next…


Introducing Project’s new reports

Whenever we talk to project managers, we hear one word over and over – reports. How you’re always preparing reports for status presentation or mails to customers, management, team members, etc. How you have to make quick decisions and need reports to help you do this. All of that feedback inspired us to build a new reporting feature in the new version of Project. Building off of a familiar Office…


Recommended Reading

We’re wrapping up another outstanding week of the Office Preview release. We are getting a lot of great feedback, and hope to get much more. Please continue to help us by sending us your smiles and frowns, and forums feedback on Microsoft Answers, TechNet and MSDN coming. This week many teams across the division have begun blogging about their specific investments. There is a ton of great information out there…


Project Online: In the cloud with Office 365!

Is it challenging to get an up-to-date view of all the projects in your team? Do you want to make sure everyone is focused on the right priorities? Do you manage a large portfolio of projects and want to roll out a structured governance process? Are you a Project Manager who always wants to use the latest version of Project Professional? As announced on Monday (The New Microsoft Project), Project…


The new Microsoft Project

Ludovic Hauduc, General Manager of Microsoft Project Last week Microsoft announced availability of the Office Customer Preview for public download. And right alongside it, we released a preview of the new Microsoft Project with two options to try out the latest release for yourself. I’m proud of the work the team has put into this release and today, I’m also excited to finally share the new Project with all of…


Announcing the new Microsoft Project

Welcome to the new home of the Project Blog! Here you can learn all about the latest release of Microsoft Project, which you can preview today! On this blog, you’ll find answers to common questions, tips on getting the most out of Microsoft Project, and stories from our customers and MVP’s. As we share the latest information on Project and what we’re working on, we look forward to hearing from…