Frequently Asked Questions for Project Online

What subscriptions are available on Project Online and how are they different from each other?

Project Online comes in three subscription options namely, Essentials, Professional and Premium. Essentials allow for simple task management and timesheeting capability via a browser or mobile. Professional provides you with basic project management capabilities such as task and resource assignment, timesheeting, scheduling, online collaboration. Premium includes the capabilities from Professional plus advanced reporting and analytics, capture ideas through a standardised process as well as resource allocation optimisation.

To help you better understand which would fit your current needs, contact Professional Advantage at 1800 126 499 or sign up in the Contact Form and we’ll be in touch.

What can you use Project Online for?

You can use Project Online for most project-driven operations and activities. This can span from software and system rollouts, product management and development, consulting and service resource management, construction and site planning and even events planning and management.

Can I integrate Project Online with other third-party apps?

Yes, you can. You can integrate Project Online with various third-party or customised apps to further streamline your project management operations. Integrating it into your ERP, for example, will help simplify your billing process and reduce the amount of time needed to input timesheets as a basis for invoicing. Connecting it to a BI solution will help ease project reporting and analysis for bespoke reports.

Read more about Project Online integration in this blog.

Can I customise reports on Project Online?

Yes, you can. There are out of the box project reports available on Project Online such as Project Overview Dashboard, Project Overview, and Resource Overview—all designed to provide you with basic project management reports. But if you feel the need to customise one that’s unique to your business needs, you can do so easily by using Power BI. Watch this recorded webinar and zoom to 28:22 to see how you can utilise Power BI for project reporting.

What is the difference between Planner, Project Online and Dynamics 365 Project Service Automation?

Planner is intended for lightweight task management. Project Online is for a complex PPM composing of not only the management of tasks but also the resource, schedule, budgets, timesheets, and many more. Dynamics 365 Project Service Automation is for organisations that need an integrated PPM and ERP, all in one solution.

To help you better understand which would fit your current needs, contact Professional Advantage at 1800 126 499 or sign up in the Contact Form and we’ll be in touch.