What do you like best?
Microsoft Project presents many tools that facilitate the management of the processes of a project, from the area of personnel, financial and time, you can easily identify the critical path, the overload of human resources, among other things.
The tools are in accordance with the points made by the PMI and the PMBOK
What do you dislike?
Microsoft project does not come in the standard office package, it must be purchased separately he process of printing the reports, the project charter and the gantt chart is cumbersome,
It is difficult to manage for new users, you must have a conceptual basis on project management so that the learning process is simple.
Project does not work on other platforms, it's a product designed for Windows.
It does not present qualitative measurement options for the performance of people and machinery
Recommendations to others considering the product
Microsoft Project is above other packages linked to project management, compete hard with other software like Planner, Primavera and others, but the support provided by Microsoft puts it in the first place of consumer choice in windows environment.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Personally, the tool has allowed me to save a lot of time and financial resources, since I have been able to detect critical points and bottlenecks that I had not seen before.
This program facilitated me the performance within the management of my research project and since 2006 I consider it one of the fundamental tools that support my work within the field of infrastructure project management, geographical sciences and others.