Earlier this year, Microsoft released Microsoft Project 2013. Today we conclude our in-depth coverage on each of the most important feature updates. In Part 1, we we introduced the high-level changes to Microsoft Project 2013 and provided a detailed look at Project Online in the Microsoft Cloud. In Part 2, we covered the extensive changes that have been made to the Reporting features, which is the most important change that has been made for front-end users.
While many consider Microsoft Project 2013 to be a light update in terms of the features and functionality, there’s no shortage of changes and updates that are important for administrators and IT departments. (more…)
Earlier this year, Microsoft released Microsoft Project 2013. For the next several weeks, we will be going in-depth on each of the most important feature updates. In our last post, we covered introduced the high-level changes to Microsoft Project 2013 and gave in-depth coverage on Project Online in the Microsoft Cloud. Here, we will cover one of the largest changes updates in the tool: reporting.
The primary reporting features of Microsoft Project had remained relatively unchanged for the last 20 years, but with Project 2013, Microsoft has overhauled reporting and communication. It shouldn’t be a big surprise that the functions pertaining to project communication would see some of the biggest changes, given the buzz around Microsoft’s move to the cloud with their 2013 suite. (more…)
Microsoft shook the world of project management when they announced on their blog that they had reached a Release to Manufacturing (RTM) on Project 2013. They have promised Project Professional 2013, Project Standard 2013 and Project Server 2013 to all be available on the Volume Licensing price list on December 1st, with each of these products available to those with Software Assurance in mid-November. Since then there has been an overwhelming amount of information to wade through, so we would like to offer a helping hand in guiding you through the most relevant pieces in preparation for the release.
The biggest upgrade is that all of the software will be through Office 365, which is delivered in the cloud. Microsoft is also boasting better flexibility and scalability to fit your specific business needs. (more…)