Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

(1252)
4.0 out of 5 stars

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) helps you get started quickly and execute projects with ease. Built-in templates, familiar scheduling tools, and access across devices increase productivity for project managers and teams.

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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment

Create and assign tasks for individual users with details and due dates.

86%
(Based on 961 reviews)
Due Dates

Set deadlines on tasks.

86%
(Based on 953 reviews)
Task Prioritization

Set priority levels on tasks so individuals can organize their work.

84%
(Based on 934 reviews)
To-Do Lists

Each user can view their list of tasks to be completed.

82%
(Based on 849 reviews)
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning

Multiple users can collaborate on the planning of a project.

78%
(Based on 829 reviews)
Comments

Discussion of tasks, issues or the project as a whole can occur within the system.

78%
(Based on 830 reviews)
Documents and Uploads

Media can be uploaded, associated with projects or tasks, discussed and annotated.

78%
(Based on 752 reviews)
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map

Projects can be mapped out with milestones, due dates, deliverables and interdependencies.

87%
(Based on 904 reviews)
Calendar View

Planned projects are mapped to a schedule with due dates and deliverables detailed day-by-day.

84%
(Based on 909 reviews)
Baselining / KPIs

Track key performance indicators or baseline assessments throughout project lifecycle or across multiple projects.

80%
(Based on 740 reviews)
Project Budgeting

Associate a budget with a project and allocate it accordingly by task or resource.

81%
(Based on 738 reviews)
Issue Tracking

Track issues and manage resolutions.

78%
(Based on 752 reviews)
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination

Organize, prioritize, rate and score projects to best understand your business's progress and initiatives.

81%
(Based on 601 reviews)
Portfolio Budgeting

Allocate budgets between departments and projects, and allow users to control portions for their projects.

80%
(Based on 551 reviews)
What-If Scenarios

Managers can draw up multiple possible scenarios and weigh options based on profitability and resource capacity.

76%
(Based on 542 reviews)
Workflow

Automate task approvals processes and handoffs at project milestones.

81%
(Based on 668 reviews)
Request Management

Manage project and change requests in the system, approving or sidelining requests.

78%
(Based on 566 reviews)
Cost Tracking

Track total cost associated with projects and then report actual versus planned budget.

80%
(Based on 586 reviews)
ROI and Forecasting

Measure return on investment and leverage data to predict profitability of future projects.

78%
(Based on 506 reviews)
Risk Analysis

Forecast and account for project risk scenarios and apply plans to mitigate these risks in the system.

78%
(Based on 554 reviews)
Resource Management
Resource Database

Maintain a database of resources that contains employment details, skills and availability.

80%
(Based on 705 reviews)
Resource Allocation

Allocate resources to various projects, phases and tasks.

81%
(Based on 744 reviews)
Workload Capacity

Track resource workloads in order to dedicate the manhours of your workforce most effectively.

81%
(Based on 752 reviews)
Time Tracking

Associate effort with tasks including planned versus actual time allocated. Determine global or specific hourly rates for contract work or value to internal manhours.

82%
(Based on 727 reviews)
Platform
Alerts

The system alerts users of due dates, workflow handoffs or changes that affect their projects.

79%
(Based on 612 reviews)
Mobile

Offers a mobile app or mobile optimized website to manage projects and tasks on-the-go.

72%
(Based on 441 reviews)
User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

80%
(Based on 633 reviews)
API / Integrations

Application Programming Interface - Specification for how the application communicates with other software. API's typically enable integration of data, logic, objects, etc. with other software applications.

76%
(Based on 470 reviews)
Reporting and Dashboards

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

80%
(Based on 729 reviews)
Customization

Allows administrators to customize to accomodate their unique process. Includes ability to create custom objects, fields, rules, calculations, and views.

76%
(Based on 655 reviews)
Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond.

83%
(Based on 784 reviews)