Project

Demand Management and Ideation in Microsoft Project Online

Let’s imagine you are a program or project manager who is using Project Web App (PWA) to manage projects and proposals, and you would like to collect proposals & requests as well as project ideas from the different people in your team or even across the organization. One way to do that would be to collect these proposals in email, face to face conversations, etc., and then you’d have to…

Project

Server Reporting in PWA

Hi!  I’m Mike McLean, Program Manager with the Microsoft Project team.  Today we’ll discuss some of the changes to server reporting in the next version of Project Web App (PWA), including an introduction to the new OData service.  Historically, users access data in PWA by going directly against the database or via cubes available on-premises.  With the launch of Project Online this release, we also have users storing data in…

Project

Timesheet Improvements for End Users in Project Web App

Hi, my name is Matt, I’m a PM on the Project team and I’m here to talk with you a bit about the improvements that we’ve made to the timesheet experience in the new version of Project Web App. Over the course of the next couple posts I’ll talk about improvements targeted at both end-users, backend administrators, and developers that streamline the timesheet process and provide increased functionality to make…

Outlook

Quicker replies in the new Outlook

One of the new features in Outlook 2013 that I’ve heard a lot of positive feedback about is Quick Response, which lets you write replies or forwards without leaving your inbox. This feature came about when we observed that people using Outlook often have a number of reply windows open, taking up screen space and complicating their experience of using Outlook. To simplify the experience of responding to email, Outlook 2013…

Outlook

Take control of your Outlook 2013 add-ins

  Outlook add-ins provide lots of interesting features that customize Outlook for a particular scenario. Even if you don’t purchase third-party add-ins, you might already be using the add-ins that are installed with Outlook such as the Outlook Social Connector 2013. While we make every attempt to ensure that add-ins integrate seamlessly with Outlook, some add-ins behave in a way that detracts from your Outlook experience. We’ve listened to customer suggestions…