Project

Managing project schedules in Project Professional vs. Project Online / PWA

There are many differences between Project Professional, the desktop client application, and Project Online, the online service. Broadly speaking, Project Online and Project Web Access (PWA) for Project Server enable team collaboration, task management, lightweight project management, and program or portfolio management. The differences between lightweight project management in Project Online and rich desktop project management in Project Professional warrant understanding.

SharePoint

New study: People want social tools at work; weigh in at “The Worldwide Water Cooler”

We’re big believers that enterprise social is the new cornerstone of workplace collaboration. It addresses the changing nature of work, and the changing demographics of the workforce. We’re not alone here. We just published new research detailing global information worker interest in enterprise social tools. We weren’t surprised to find that three quarters of workers want social tools to increase productivity and collaboration. We were surprised to learn that nearly…

News

Find content easily with the Microsoft Office Interactive Content Pivot

The Microsoft Office Interactive Content Pivot helps you find the SharePoint Server 2013, Project Server 2013, and Office 365 technical content that you’re looking for. The content pivot brings together content from TechNet and Office.com and allows you to filter on a variety of parameters, such as technical subject, job role, and IT lifecycle. Each tile in the pivot represents an article on TechNet or Office.com.

Project

Project and Portfolio Management Partner of the Year awards announced

We recognize the best of the best Microsoft Project partners with the prestigious Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Partner of the Year Award.  This year, we have seen great case studies and stunning solutions that Microsoft Project partners have built, and this underscores the great success and power of Microsoft Project and its partner community. Please join us in celebrating the success of the PPM partner community and congratulating the winner…

SharePoint

SkyDrive Pro client for Windows now available

We are pleased to announce that the SkyDrive Pro sync client is now available for Windows. This standalone client allows users of SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online in Office 365 to sync their personal SkyDrive Pro and any SharePoint 2013 or Office 365 team site document libraries to their local machine for access to important content on and offline. The SkyDrive Pro client can be installed standalone and does not…

Project

Project Managers win with Project Online and Office 365 cloud services

Project Management Offices win with Project Online, which delivers powerful project portfolio management capabilities as a flexible Office 365 cloud service. Teams can get started quickly with cloud collaboration and manage risks, track ideation, and allocate resources across organizations to deliver business value. Project Online works with the SharePoint platform and enjoys the business benefits of Office 365, which modernizes productivity infrastructure without any compromise.

SharePoint

Use event-click parsing to increase e-commerce site revenue

Your e-commerce site can increase revenue opportunities, and understanding what user behavior led to a purchase can help retain repeat customers and gain new ones. In this post, we explore how you can connect SharePoint with Hadoop and map-reduce analysis in the background to create a web browsing experience that is personalized to the end user’s intent and past behavior, thus increasing the success of a sale on your e-commerce…