Overview


Manage your portfolios, programs and resources for optimal outcomes

Project Online is web-based, and is great for:

  • Managing multiple projects
  • Tracking work on timesheets
  • Balancing broad resource needs

(If you're looking for a hosted version of Project Server, this is it!)

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With Project Online:

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Work virtually anywhere - Go Online with flexible plans that help you quickly and easily sign up for the service that best fits your business needs.

  • Get up and running with enterprise-grade reliability and zero up-front infrastructure costs.
  • Add teams and projects within minutes with a web-based portal.
  • Immediately glean insight about your portfolio with new point and click reporting capabilities.

Get started quickly with MS Project - Get started quickly with easy onboarding, provisioning, and ramp-up in a web-based environment designed to optimize time and help teams get more done.

  • Use the new visual tiles to quickly begin or flex project portfolio management capabilities.
  • Enable your teams to work within a familiar environment. Project Online includes SharePoint Online and comes to you through Office 365.
  • Choose between devices and browsers — Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and more — to view, edit, submit, and collaborate on project, portfolio, and everyday work.

Take action - Take action and stay up to date in more places and on more devices than ever before.

Flexible project portfolio management - Align vision and effort to prioritize initiatives, select optimal project portfolios, and deliver on your business strategy.

Effectively manage resources - Effectively manage resources with Project Online to see what your teams are doing — even when they're managing everyday work or ad-hoc projects in SharePoint Online.

Take advantage of new ways to collaborate and act quickly - Strengthen everyday collaboration with the social experiences of SharePoint Online, which facilitate discussions, information sharing, and your team's ability to get work done.

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Increase agility and control - Seamlessly communicate with new ways to collaborate and have conversations improve overall teamwork.

  • Hover over an individual's name in your project plan to see if a team member is available to talk or instant message (IM) with Skype for Business Online.
  • Collaborate with your team quickly by dragging and dropping them into a Skype for Business meeting for group conferencing, instant messaging, screen sharing, and shared workspaces.

Make data driven decisions - Make data-driven decisions by equipping team members with the information they need to stay informed and make better decisions.

Simplify IT - Simplify IT with leading cloud services to add flexibility and security while easing technical complexity.

Quickly innovate - Quickly innovate and respond to opportunities with a unified Microsoft cloud services experience in SharePoint Online, Exchange Online, Skype for Business Online and Office 365.

Project Online Essentials:

Companion offering for team members to manage tasks, collaborate and submit timesheets. Project Online Essentials is not a stand-alone product. It can be used only for projects managed with Project Online or Project Server.

Key Features:
Timesheets: Project Online Essentials enables Team Members to view timesheets, enter hours, add or remove tasks from timesheets and turn in timesheets.
Manage tasks: With Project Online Essentials, Team Members can report the progress of tasks, add new tasks, assign themselves to existing tasks, and assign their tasks to someone else on the team.
Add issues and risks: Project Online Essentials lets Team Members add information about project issues and risks as well as enables them to link issues and risks to specific tasks on the plan.
Collaborate: Project Online Essentials delivers a perfect collaborative environment for Team Members to store and work on project documents, view other projects across the organization, view updates that have been submitted for approvals etc.
Anywhere access: With Project Online Essentials, Team Members can be productive from virtually any device from nearly anywhere.
Getting started: Project Online Essentials enables Team Members to ramp up quickly, collaborate with one another and manage their tasks effectively.

Note: With Project Online Professional or Project Online Premium, users can install MS Project on up to 5 PCs!