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Making Effective Business Decisions Using Microsoft Project by Mark Dochtermann, Tim Runcie, Advisicon

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CHAPTER 7

BETTER TOGETHER: MICROSOFT PROJECT 2010 WORKSITES USING SHAREPOINT SERVER 2010

IN THIS CHAPTER

This chapter highlights some of the features available with Project Server 2010 in a SharePoint collaborative environment. The ability for the project teams to communicate and centralize information has rapidly expanded the adoption of SharePoint even without project or portfolio tools.

Project Server 2010 is the only enterprise application created in SharePoint that leverages not only project, program, and portfolio management capabilities but also the full spectrum of collaboration and reporting that SharePoint brings.

What You Will Learn

  • Project Server 2010 integrates the increase in social communication, simplification, and centralization of information, enabling faster viewing and getting to the right information.
  • Project management (PM) practitioners have a significant advantage with the PPM 2010 product due to the availability of tailored views, ribbons, and easily accessible, modifiable content search and reporting.
  • Project communications and project-related information is dynamically linked and geared for better social integration with reading, responding, and managing.
  • Automation and workflows no longer require deep programming knowledge.

INTEGRATION OF COLLABORATION, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND PROJECT-RELATED INFORMATION

Up to this point, we have focused on “what's in it for me” with regard to a PPM environment's key stakeholders' relationship to supporting tool capabilities ...

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