What Is It?
Project for the web, formerly known as Project service, is Microsoft’s most recent offering for cloud-based work and project management. Project for the web provides simple, powerful work management capabilities and can be used by project managers and team members to plan and manage work of any size.
Project for the web is the latest addition to the Microsoft Project product family, which includes Project Online desktop client, Project Online, Project Server, and Project desktop. Project for the web (or simply Project) is built on the Microsoft Power Platform and includes the following:
- Project Home
- A new project management experience that is easy-to-use, web-based, and especially created for informal project managers
What’s The Buzz So Far?
This is a major steer away from the traditional Microsoft Project, and well suited for the modern ways of work and Project Management.
Check out the opinion of 6 Microsoft MVPs on their favorite features/tips/tricks/finds with the new Project for Web!
What Can Project for the Web Do?
Project, Task, and Time Management are all handled with ease by Project for the Web.
Multiple views, creating dependencies, tracking milestones, task scheduling, and roadmaps are all possible with Project for the Web.
What CAN’T it do? There are several more advanced functions that would require Project Online versus Project for the Web; these include advanced PM features like baselines, resource management, financial management, and program & portfolio management.
Easy to Learn, Easy to Use!
What are your thoughts about Project for the Web or the “New” Project? I’d love to hear them!by