[VIDEO] – 7 Microsoft tools to help you implement lightweight ‘Project Management’

Project management is even more important than ever as organizations try to slim down budgets and complete projects on time and within the allotted budget. When was the last time that you could say that the majority of the projects you worked on were adequately planned and completed within the timeline and budget? Although the majority of projects get done and are close to budget, there is always that one that got away…

Working on a project as a resource or being the project manager defiantly has its difficulties. One of the biggest struggle that organizations have is deciding what technology to use when communication, planning and reporting on their project. Microsoft has a few different options for Project Managers to use to assist in managing and planning a project.

– Office 365 Planner
– Microsoft Project
– Microsoft Project Server
– Microsoft SharePoint
– Microsoft Project Professional with SharePoint
– Office 365 Groups
– Office Connectors

In this session you will learn:

  • an in-depth understanding of the Office 365 options for light weight project management.
  • the different options within Microsoft for easing the communication struggle in Project Management
  • the options for managing a project using Microsoft Project Online and the integration with SharePoint Online.


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- With over 10 years of information technology experience, Pat specializes in delivering SharePoint Business Solutions out of the Minneapolis RSM office. Pat is an innovative application professional with experience in all phases of SharePoint. He effectively analyzes, designs and implements new applications and processes. He is consistently focused on developing solutions for increasing productivity and matching the business needs with Microsoft technologies features and solutions.Pat is a very well-received and engaging presenter who has spoken at Collab365 last year, both TechFuse and MindSurf events, and SharePoint Saturday events in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

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