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2018-06-21T09:07:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Microsoft Project Server?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Microsoft Project Server, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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I noticed recently there are lots of new solutions coming out, but I don't know if they offer solutions that are more for agile product management. This would be a benefit if there were. I rate Microsoft Project Server an eight out of ten.

2021-10-29T18:48:32Z
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Top 10Real User

The biggest item of advice would be to really understand your business and what your real needs are and then compare Microsoft Project Server or Project Online to some of the other offerings out there. If you are going to be in a more robust and complicated set of project processes, Project Server is probably a very good fit for you. If you're only into lightweight project management, it may be a little bit overkill. I'm still trying to get a feel of the overall functionality of Project Online. We are going to be putting an add-on product on top of it to kind of fill in some of the gaps. Currently, I'm going to rate it an eight out of 10.

2021-08-27T21:09:12Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution is easy to use. My advice is that one first try it out, guage its look and feel. I rate Microsoft Project Server as an eight out of ten.

2021-07-19T09:56:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would definitely recommend this solution to others who are interested in using it. I would rate Microsoft Project Server a seven out of ten.

2021-06-29T15:24:30Z
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Top 20Real User

We are simply a customer and an end-user. Although we began with the on-premises version, we've recently started using the online version of the solution. That is primarily how we access it now. From an advice perspective, for any enterprise that has an existing investment around Microsoft, it makes more sense in terms of moving to a Project Server to manage in a more structured way. However, if you do not use SharePoint, if you do not use Microsoft Teams or any sort of solution that is the real value of Project Server it's not necessary to use Project Server. This solution is best for those companies planning to have a commitment to Microsoft technology. It brings more value. I'd rate the solution at a seven out of ten. It's lacking some features around budget cost and portfolio management. There are a few areas that could use improvement still.

2021-05-07T14:14:17Z
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Top 20Consultant

I'm not just a user, I implement solutions. We are Microsoft partners. I develop the solution from infrastructure to power bi reports. User experience, customization, and reporting. In Turkey, especially governmental agencies, they don't want to be on the cloud. So all the environments I manage, they're on-prem. Overall, I would rate the solution at an eight out of ten. We're mostly happy with the product.

2021-02-19T16:16:55Z
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Top 20Real User

I don't have experience with other project management tools. Maybe there are some better solutions, however, I'm not sure what those solutions are. I would recommend Microsoft Project to other organizations. In general, I would rate the solution at an eight out of ten. We've been largely happy with the product.

2021-02-06T03:12:03Z
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Top 20Real User

We are Microsoft Partners. Currently, I am using Project Online and Project Server. The 2015 versions. At the moment, I am in the process of deploying, the solution in more areas. I start with IT projects and telecom projects. Currently, I am working to introduce regular projects, marketing projects, product projects, etc. I am working to introduce more areas in the Project Server environment. On a scale from one to ten, I would rate it at an eight.

2021-01-13T07:48:15Z
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Top 20Real User

It seems to me that it is the standard for doing project scheduling, which is a shame. It should be used for more. You should be able to do more things with it because now it is not enough for people to just build a schedule and then use something else to do your daily planning. I used to work for Microsoft, so I know how these things were built. I know some of the issues they have. It seems to me that it is a product that was built on its own. It is very standalone, and it hasn't been incorporated into the Office suite or other things that Microsoft products do. For example, we work a lot with Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams would be a nice front end to an MS Project. I would rate Microsoft Project Server an eight out of ten.

2020-11-02T16:25:40Z
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Top 20Consultant

I'm a consultant. I'm not sure which version of the solution we're currently using. I use the solution to follow my company's projects. I'd recommend this solution. It's excellent for planning. I'd rate the solution seven out of ten.

2020-08-26T07:13:23Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We're using the latest version of the solution. It's such a good product for running the modules. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten due to the fact that it does have some limitations. Otherwise, it's perfect.

2020-08-05T06:59:27Z
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Top 10Real User

Training for the userbase is a primary concern. Make sure there is a great training plan in place to ensure the userbase can be productive very early in the process.

2019-03-04T14:34:00Z
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Real User

I think this solution is a more scalable, so people now will start believing that Microsoft can also be used. The comfort of using Microsoft products, which is likely for most of the clients, is that they use Microsoft Office as their primary word processing or data processing tool. I think people have their trust in the Microsoft product line, so I think it's good to give them something because I think it's easier for them to adopt and implement.

2018-11-13T08:56:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It's a good solution but it does have limitations, as I said: The real-time interactions with the user are absent. That is the only issue that I would mention. Otherwise, I would recommend it. The most important criteria when selecting a vendor are that the product has to meet the budget. It has to be something we are able to afford and also it should address our specific needs. I would rate it at seven out of 10 because it meets most of our requirements. And judging from the stakeholder's response, they are pretty happy with what we have been giving them as presentations.

2018-06-21T09:07:00Z
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