Summary

In this chapter, you read about how the day-to-day user interacts with Project Server using Project Web Access. The user can view and update tasks, provide status reports, and create documents, issues, and risks that are associated with tasks or projects. The user can interface Outlook with Project Web Access and exchange information seamlessly between the two programs. If the appropriate features are enabled, the user can create a personal to-do list and view documents that are pertinent to projects.

In Chapter 22, you see how executives use Project Web Access.

Organizational Roles and Project Server: The Executive

Executives use Project Web Access to evaluate the portfolio of work that is happening across the organization. They make use of the Project and Resource Centers to gain high-level views of the work and drill down to get details. Using analysis and modeling tools, executives can identify trends in schedule, resource, and cost information and proactively address problem areas. In this chapter, you review the areas of Project Web Access that are of interest to an executive.

In This Chapter

Reviewing your portfolio

Identifying trends and potential problems

Answering the famous "What if" question

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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