Office 365 Roadmap: lo que viene para Project Online y Project Pro for Office 365

Microsoft dispone de un sitio en el que publica el roadmap de Office 365. En él va actualizando las mejoras que se van poniendo a disposición de los clientes, las que están en estudio, en desarrollo…incluso las que se han cancelado. Si se va siguiendo, es posible estar al día de las novedades de Office 365 en general y de todos los productos relacionados con Project en particular.

A continuación, vamos a echar un vistazo al estado del roadmap para Project a fecha de publicación del post…mañana puede que ya haya algo nuevo en desarrollo…

Launched (Fully released updates that are now generally available for applicable customers)

Bulk updates in Project Online

Workflow creators in Project Online can bulk update project custom fields with a single service request. Previously, each custom field update required a separate service request. This results in much faster transition between multiple demand management phases.

Improvements to Demand Management in Project Online

Through effective use of demand management workflows in Project Online, you can decouple project site creation from project publishing. This results in Project advancing to the next stage in the workflow much faster.

In development (Updates that are currently in development and testing)

Apps for Project Pro for Office 365 write support

Apps for Project Pro for Office 365 will be able to write-back and update the project plan.

Capacity Management capabilities in Project Online

Resource Managers can benefit from configurable color coded heatmaps to better predict the utilization of  their resource pool in Project Online. These heatmaps will also support seamless drill-down capabilities all the way down to individual resources and their assigned projects.

Multiple timeline bars in Project Pro for Office 365

In Project Pro for Office 365 you will be able to create multiple timeline bars within the Timeline view. You will also be able to set a custom date range for each timeline bar in order to just highlight a certain time period of the project in the Timeline view.

Resource Engagement Workflow in Project Online

Project managers, working in Project Pro for Office365 can systematically place resource requests in order to build their project teams. Soon thereafter, Resource managers working in Project Online willbe able to view, modify, accept or reject those requests. Also, decisions made by Resource managers  will be available to Project Managers within Project Pro for Office 365 to review and plan accordingly.

Task Notifications in Project Online

In Project Online, team members can opt-in to receive email notifications. Team members will receive email alerts whenever a new task is assigned to them. They will also receive daily email reminders with a list of tasks that are upcoming or overdue.

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