Project Portfolio Management Solutions Guide (white paper)


Applies to: Project Web App, Project Server 2013, Project Professional 2013, Project Online

Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18

Summary:Use this white paper to learn more about the benefits and capabilities provided through the Microsoft PPM Solution.

This white paper describes how the Microsoft products from the Project family that form the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution provide customers with a comprehensive set of tools to help plan and manage projects. This white paper describes the benefits of enhancements to the “new” Project, which provide for a simpler and intuitive user experience, flexible project portfolio management, enhanced collaboration and reporting, and increased agility and control. It also provides information about the PPM capabilities that the solution addresses, including details on the following:

  • Demand Management

  • Portfolio Selection and Analytics

  • Resource Management

  • Schedule Management

  • Financial Management

  • Time and Task Management

  • Team Collaboration

  • Issues and Risk Management

  • Business Intelligence and Reporting

  • Program Management

  • Scalable, Connected, and Programmable Platform

  • Connected Work Management Solution

  • Simplified Administration and Ease of Use

  • Scalable, Extensible, and Programmable Platform

It also describes software and hardware requirements as well as recommendations for different dataset sizes.

Go to the download page for this white paper (