Microsoft Project Online - a Cloud-based Solution

Powerful Project Portfolio Management in the Cloud

As an integral part of Office 365, the cloud-based Microsoft Office solution, Project Online is provides almost all project and portfolio management functions via your browser. This new cloud-based solution is offers many of the same features and benefits as the locally installed Project Server 2013.

Image: A project plan with the practical Timeline in Microsoft Project Online
Project Online

Microsoft Project Online and its Target Audience

MS Service

Target Audience
Project Online, Project LiteFor team members, project participants, business decision makers
Project for Office 365For project managers, resource managers
Project Online
with Project
for Office 365
For project managers, resource managers, PMO, business decision makers

Benefits of Project Online

  • Delivers full Project Portfolio Management (PPM) capabilities including demand management, portfolio management, resource management and reporting
  • Users can work on important portfolio planning tasks as well as monitor and plan projects – from their browser
  • Create workflows with SharePoint Online  
  • Facilitate easy collaboration and communication in project teams
  • Users can check the status of a project anytime using online dashboards and mobile devices
  • Portfolio managers, project managers, and team members can access Project Online from anywhere with an Internet connection.
  • Work mobility with Project Online’s smartphone functionality
  • All operational maintenance is handled through the Project Online service
  • No upfront infrastructure costs and licenses are purchased as per user basis
  • Robust disaster recovery capability, globally redundant back-ups, and extensive privacy features. Filters help protect users against spam and viruses
  • Microsoft offers guaranteed uptimes and support on a 24/7 basis
  • A good overview of possibilities and benefits is given on this Microsoft page about Project Online

MS Project 2013 Cloud Service License Fees

(Note: With an Enterprise Agreement, prices may vary)

Project for Office 365

- (Minimum term 1 year: 20.40 € / $25.00 / £16.30 month/user)
- (Minimum term 1 month: 27.80 € / $34.00 / £22.20 month/user)
- 30 days test version free of charge

Project Online

- (Minimum term 1 year: 26.90 € / $33.00 / £21.50 month/user)
- (Minimum term 1 month: 36.70 € / $45.00 / £29.40 month/user)
- Free Project Online trial system provided by TPG

Project Online with Project for Office 365

- (Minimum term 1 year: 47.30 € / $58.00 / £37.80 month/user)
[Source 2013/03/06: Microsoft Blog]

The new Project Lite for team members

Project Lite is a new online service that’s been available since 1st May 2014. It’s intended for members of a project team who need to report their hours, view tasks and enter problem/risk information. It costs just $7 per month and user. To be able to use it, Project Online is a prerequisite.

For current prices please also check the official MS Project 2013 website.

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