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Project available as 3 flexible cloud services through Office 365

We’re proud to announce the availability of Microsoft Project as a flexible cloud service, delivered by Office 365. For the first time, customers can sign up for flexible plans, get started quickly and use the full capabilities of project and portfolio management without adding IT complexity. Read on to learn about the 3 Project cloud services: Project Online, Project Pro for Office 365, and Project Online with Project Pro for Office…

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Download our free Office 2013 Quick Start Guides

Thinking about making the change to Office 2013? Changes bring exciting new features, but new versions of your favorite software can take a bit of getting used to. To help ease the transition, we’ve put together nine handy Quick Start Guides that introduce you to the newest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Project, and Visio. Read on to learn how to download the guides and…

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Project helps take the stress out of holiday meal planning

We’re officially in the holiday season, and you’ve been nominated to cook the big dinner. Whether you’re a little nervous as a first-time host or you’re a veteran who wants to be more organized, Project can help you with event planning to make all of your holidays less stressful and a lot more fun. I recently used Project to successfully host Thanksgiving dinner, but you can apply the same techniques…

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The new Office is now available for business customers

Business customers around the world can now purchase the on-premises versions of the new Office products–including Office 2013, Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013, Project 2013 and Visio 2013–through Microsoft Volume Licensing. Broad availability of the new Office through retail and online channels is planned for the first quarter of 2013. The new Office gives customers a comprehensive set of productivity tools to help them do their…

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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…

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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…

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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…