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Maciej Wrzód
Real User
Vice President at MVProject
Feb 07 2017

What is most valuable?

Microsoft Project Professional is the best client application (and is also used in competitors’ solutions) because it has: * Good scheduling engine * Nice reports in the… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It gives us a clear view for the whole portfolio of our projects.

What needs improvement?

* Resource reservation workflow * Financial management

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This is probably the cheapest TCO enterprise PPM solution on market.

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

I did not previously use a different solution. I have always used Project Server.

What other advice do I have?

I advise not doing it by yourself; use an experienced Microsoft PPM Partner.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before choosing this product, I compared it to Planview and HP PPM.
Vendor
Project Management Analyst at a manufacturing company with 201-500 employees
Sep 01 2016

What is most valuable?

This product gives the ability to have all project data in one location and look across information while still giving PMs the flexibility to manage their project and have a tool to use with their… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Dashboarding of information has given the organization insight, so we can move to be more proactive versus reactive.

What needs improvement?

Risk Management: Risk and issues are stored in the project SharePoint but there is no real auto communication of assignments (unless the end user sets it up); there is no mechanism for automatic… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pricing varies according to many variables (on premise, MS hosted, third-party hosted, etc.)

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

We used Business Engine Network for 12 years. Business Engine Network was bought by Planview and sunsetted. We were geared up to implement Planview’s product when the opportunity arose for us to look… more»

What other advice do I have?

Having a PM business process in place prior to tool implementation to support that project not only makes it easier to configure the tool but makes it easier to grow the tool and become more mature in… more»

What is Microsoft Project Server?

Microsoft Project Server 2013 is a flexible on-premises solution for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work. Team members, project participants, and business decision makers can get started, prioritize project portfolio investments and deliver the intended business value from virtually anywhere. Requires SharePoint 2013, sold separately.
Also known as
MS Project Server
Microsoft Project Server customers
Magnachip, Gwinnett County Schools, CLEAResult, Medbit Oy, Intelbras S.A., ETS, CORE Construction, Keller Foundations
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