10 Benefits of Project Online

Date: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Project Online is a game changer! In today’s world where the focus is speed to market, agility, and leveraging data to make critical decisions, Project Online meets these standard and more.

As a global Gold Certified Partner of Microsoft for over 12 years, Pcubed has assisted many organizations in implementing Project Server/Project Online.  As an expert with this Project Portfolio Management technology, we have compiled the following “10 Benefits of Project Online”.

  1. Always Current - As an online service hosted by Microsoft you will always have the latest tools, features, and updates.
  2. Always Available - 99.9% uptime guarantee, as well as continuous data back-up, best-in-class disaster recovery, and data centers around the world.
  3. 24/7 Support - Quick access to the most knowledgeable support team at any time. Free up internal support to work on other things.
  4. Low Cost - No upfront infrastructure costs. Flexible subscription plans.
  5. Near Instant Access - Accessed via Office 365, the system can be available for configuring within minutes as opposed to months!
  6. World-class Compliance - Complies with various industry-specific standards, including ISO 27001, EU Model Clauses, HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA), and FISMA.
  7. Part of Office 365 Platform - Offers native integration with familiar tools such as Microsoft Project, Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Yammer, and Skype for Business for better collaboration and social capabilities.
  8. Scales to Maturity - Project Online can be configured for very lightweight Project Management to a full Project and Portfolio Management solution.
  9. Improved / Integrated Reporting - Out of the box Project Online provides Project Overview Dashboard, Project Overview and Resource Overview Reports. The Project Portfolio Dashboard web app is now available via Office 365 for other instant reporting. Finally, there is the Project Online content pack for Power BI.
  10. Active Directory Sync - Resources can be added quickly with the enhanced Active Directory synchronization.
To get the most benefit from Project Online, it should be configured to meet the current needs of the organization.  For a one-on-one demonstration of Project Online, contact Pcubed today.