Microsoft Project Room for Improvement

Jamie Priestly
Project Manager at a government with 10,001+ employees
Project Professional is a powerful tool with many features and functions available for an experienced scheduler with advanced scheduling knowledge and skills. One primary problem that we have is that users that are new to project management and scheduling find it a little overwhelming when they are first introduced to the tool, particularly when they are introduced to features required to enable enterprise level planning and reporting. To address this, we are creating a trial of custom views that mask some of the complexity involved to enable project cost estimates, effort records and resource assignments to be consumed at an enterprise level. Some people find having to fulfill enterprise level task and resource assignment rules a little overwhelming and frustrating when all they want to do is a simple project plan. View full review »
Darwin Reynell Nava Fernández
Project Leader at a engineering company
* The productivity of resources * The tool allows the allocation of resources to the activities, however, if I want to measure the productivity of someone in particular, it is not so simple. View full review »
Senior Consultant, Financial Services - IT Advisory Services at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
I think they've begun to improve with the new cloud integration. Previously, this was an issue. Now, I don't think there are any further changes that need to be done for the cloud issue. There needs to be better integration between SharePoint and other Microsoft platforms and this solution. Furthermore, there should be a better integration with the use of the cloud and mobile devices. View full review »
Project Planning & Controls Specialist at a consultancy
I find that MS Project has limited control in comparison to other solutions in the same sphere. View full review »

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