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- Extremely detailed in planning items.
- Integrates with MS Planner.
- Allows for multiple users to use and manager their jobs.
- Properly manages resources.
- Can be overwhelming to new users.
- Can get lost in the details and miss the big planning picture.
- Requires a lot of training.
planning timeline and phasing of a project, and by Project Management when
needed to create and revise schedules and manpower to see where and when
resources will be used. The program allows us to plan accordingly and see where
along with our schedule, we have a hole or time to make up if issues present themselves.
Microsoft Projects is great for creating project schedules and tracking subcontractors, manpower and adjusting timelines based on issues or changes that come along throughout the lifetime of a project.
For what it’s used for it is a good product but the program can be difficult to learn and isn’t something you will pick up in a day. The cost is also expensive for a program that focuses on one specific area of a project.
Our whole organization uses the same project management but in a different set of groups, depends on their departments and project groups. It allows us to understand the project and cause the collision of various projects.
- Plan project tasks.
- Execute project tasks.
- Provides management tracking of project completion.
- The clunky interface is occasionally hard to use.
- Help articles are not always clear and concise.
- Feature integration is lacking.
- Microsoft Project is good at producing an effective project plan. We can update the task completion statuses and can pull the updates anytime.
- Creating Gantt Charts through Microsoft Project is easy.
- Microsoft Project may not be suitable for small organizations as the cost of the application is high.
- Project progress tracking is not user friendly.
- One thing it has is good integration with other Microsoft Office products and tools. More than likely most environments will already be using MS products such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, so it makes it easier to integrate documents, files, etc. with Project.
- It also offers many good tools for communications, which makes it beneficial for those that are using communication tools such as Outlook and Skype.
- Could be too advanced for those that are new to Project Management software, or those that are just starting out in Project Management. Since MS Project has many tools/features built into the program this can be overwhelming to new users in how to do certain things, or where to find the tool for doing something
- There is a cost to this software, and if buying standalone licenses it can be expensive. It usually doesn't come bundled with the standard Office 365 suite. This is technically considered an add-on, and if you are on a subscription for the software, it can be cheaper.
Not always a good tool for agile projects, it can be used but % complete is rarely correct.
- Microsoft Project has an easy user interface and easy to edit documents.
- It provides good visuals to prepare Gantt charts and define critical paths.
- More complex assignments are not much flexible.
- It's not a very EPC friendly software.
- Resource allocation.
- Project tracking.
- Expensive license - Online it is available as free with Microsoft Office but the offline license for desktop use is too expensive.
- The online version of Microsoft Project does not have Gantt charts and project tasks like the offline version does.
- Resource allocation - Assign resources for project tasks and allocate the percentage of their involvement.
- Track the project status - Enable people to track the progress of the tasks and risks associated with activities.
- Visualization - Provide the flexibility to visualize the status of the project and risks associated with dashboards and help to present data in a useful manner to executives.
- Microsoft Project provides all the typical options you'd want to do in a project management app.
- The Gantt chart bars are interactive; therefore, as you adjust these, the information inside the cells update simultaneously.
- Microsoft Project can take a long time to learn due to all of its functionality and even longer to master.
- The feature-rich application has different ways of doing the same thing, and it might get a bit tricky for some users.
- Gantt chart tracker is very good at tracking projects.
- Templates are very useful for different projects that managers are involved in.
- Beginner users need some help to get started with Microsoft Project. It needs better documentation.
- There's no real-time updating and Microsoft Project does not work well with multiple users at the same time.
- Task management is what MS project is made for and it has a vast array of templates for practically any industry.
- Great and assigning tasks to departments, teams, and individuals.
- Being able to track company resources and how they are being utilized.
- MS Project has great integration into the entire MS corporate product line.
- Then need to improve the UI to be more user-friendly for less technical users.
- More free online resources so users can train and improve there MS Project skills.
- Integration into more 3rd party software providers that are none MS.
- Simple Xxcel format makes edits easy
- Not much training is required to start
- Can be exported to many different formats
- Some of the more complex options require training
- Only useful if all people within a company use it
- One minor error can throw off entire scheudle
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