Microsoft Project Server Review

It helped standardize project management practices, but it should be made easier for integration to the existing portfolios.


What is most valuable?

It provides us with complete visibility of resource allocation on a global team.

How has it helped my organization?

It forced the organization to implement standard project management practices.

What needs improvement?

Make transitions easier to implement, e.g. if a new portfolio comes along, it should be easy to integrate to the existing portfolios.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for less than one year.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

It's good.

Technical Support:

It's good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

No previous solution was used.

What about the implementation team?

We used a vendor team.

What was our ROI?

We've not measured it.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at SAP PPM.

What other advice do I have?

Plan, plan, plan. Make sure you understand your organizational needs and you know the process forward and backwards. The software is just a tool, if you do not understand what you're fixing, there is no way the software will help.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

2013
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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