Difference between Project for the web and Microsoft Project Online

Project for the Web 

Project for the Web is Microsoft’s state of the art provision for cloud-based work and project management.

It provides straightforward, powerful work management capabilities to satisfy most wants and roles of the user. Projects for the web can often be employed by project managers and team members for the exceptional layout and management of work (of any size).

The project for the web is developed on the Microsoft Power Platform. The Power Platform consists of PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, Power BI, and the Common Data Service (CDS) as well. The information on the project is saved in CDS format.

Project for the web is available via the subscriptions of:

1) Project Online Professional, and

2) Project Online Premium.

The options listed in the Project for the web features section interfaces solely with facts and figures provided in the Project for the web data store. All of these options are available on Project Online Professional and Project Online Premium.

Feature

Description

Board view Track project tasks visually for improved workflow and status monitoring using out-of-box and custom task boards.
Dependencies Set and visually track dependencies between tasks.
Grid view Plan and manage projects using a hierarchical grid view of tasks.
Milestones Establish and track important project and task milestones.
Project Home Get a birds-eye view of projects that you have worked on recently, as well as important projects that need to be top-of-mind.
Task Scheduling Use task start and end dates, effort, work, and dependencies to get an accurate schedule of project dates.
Timeline view (Gantt chart) Visually track and understand project dates, dependencies, and assignments on a hierarchical timeline view.
Summary Tasks Plan, manage and track deliverables and phases using summary tasks.

Microsoft Project Online

Microsoft Project Online permits you to access the up-to-date version of the Project across multiple devices with installation rights on up to five PCs. Project online comes with a group of tools that can urge the user to commence the business at the earliest possible and execute the projects with success. It impeccably integrates with Power BI for analytics to let every individual be well aware of the user’s portfolio and the progress made in the projects. Project Online’s resource management tools empower its users to proactively manage and forecast resource utilization to ensure timely delivery throughout the task of project completion.

Project Online is often employed by directors, portfolio managers and viewers, project and resource managers, team leads and members.

Feature

Description

Project Online Professional

Project Online Premium

.Alerts & Reminders Stay on schedule with reminders about important upcoming tasks and project events with reminders in Outlook and Microsoft Teams Yes Yes
Baselines Set project baselines to monitor current performance against past performance using the Project Web App. Yes Yes
Board view Track project tasks visually for improved workflow and status monitoring. Yes Yes
Critical Path Visually track the tasks that represent the longest path through the project using the Project Web App. Yes Yes
Deliverable management Track and manage deliverables using start and end dates and automated scheduling. Yes Yes
Dependencies Set and visually track dependencies between tasks. Yes Yes
Gantt view Visually track and understand project dates, dependencies, and assignments on a hierarchical Gantt chart using the Project Web App. Yes Yes
Grid view Plan and manage projects using a hierarchical grid view of tasks using the Project Web App. Yes Yes
·Issue and Risk management Identify and track issues and risks at the project and task level. Yes Yes
Master Projects Group smaller related projects under a single master project using the Project Web App. Yes Yes
Notifications Stay on top of task assignments, status, and important project events with Outlook and Teams notifications Yes Yes
Project Home Get a birds-eye view of projects that you have worked on recently, as well as important projects that need to be top-of-mind. Yes Yes
Project Versioning Compare different versions of a project with a report that shows what changed between versions. Yes Yes
Summary Tasks Plan, manage and track deliverables and phases using summary tasks using the Project Web App. Yes Yes
Task Scheduling Use task start and end dates, effort, work, lead & lag times, and dependencies to get an accurate schedule of project dates using Project Web App. Yes Yes
Task Updates Capture time and status with comments against project tasks, non-project work, and non-working time. Yes Yes
Timelines Visually track and understand project dates, dependencies, and assignments on a timeline view using the Project Web App. Yes Yes
Timesheets Team members can enter time and status against tasks, non-project work, and non-working time. Yes Yes
Timesheet Approvals Team members can submit timesheets for approval. Resource managers and supervisors can review, approve, and decline submitted timesheets. Yes Yes
Non-working Time setup Add vacation, holidays, medical leave, and other nonworking time into your project schedule. No Yes

 

It is a commonly asked question by the clients whether or not they should implement Project Online in the cloud or Project Server in-house. GLMS tends to target audiences according to their concerns and requirements.

 

Well, Project Online can be used on multiple devices, but Project for the web is specifically tailor-made for cloud-software users. Opt for what would best serve you!

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