The key things are * managing interactions * resource allocation * resource-leveling, enterprise and as a collaborative tool, because we use it across multiple projects at a time.
How has it helped my organization?
Traditionally, Microsoft Project has only been stand-alone, and we've never used it on a Web basis. Now we use it on a Web basis. It's been absolutely great in that sense, of being collaborative and… more»
What needs improvement?
I think they need more flexibility with licensing, because there are preconceived ideas that don't allow as much flexibility with the various licenses.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
We've always used Project to some extent, but it was more stand-alone rather than enterprise. Now we're on an enterprise scheme, it's much more helpful because we've got a global 3D view of projects… more»
What other advice do I have?
Research it thoroughly and try to match benefits, rather than just buying features.
Which other solutions did I evaluate?
Smartsheet, I think we looked at that. We looked at JIRA in the early phase, but that wasn't portfolio. It was just the normal JIRA bug tracking. We do use that in the company, but not for project… more»