Project for the web - September 2020 Update

Published Sep 30 2020 12:14 PM 4,971 Views

Our team recently updated the items on the Microsoft 365 Public Roadmap. You can see our upcoming features and when those features will be available! 

You can let us know what you think about these new features on Microsoft UserVoice. Join an existing thread or create a new one to tell us how to make Project better.  

We also love feedback on existing features! If you have feedback, submit it by using the ‘Feedback’ button in Project for the web. Make sure to include your email so we can contact you directly with any follow up questions or comments. We also monitor the comments on all blog posts, so let us know what you think about this or other articles! 

 

New Features: 

  • Task Custom Fields: Store custom information about your projects efficiently by adding custom fields! For more information, check out the blog post on this feature.  
  • Dynamics 365 Project Operations: Our team partnered with Dynamics to help launch Project Operations, a new application that has everything you need to run your service business. Check out our new features and capabilities released as part of wave 2 on October 1stFor more information on this product, check out the Project Operations overview page 
  • Group by Assigned to: You can organize your tasks by assignee in the Board view. Get insight into what each person is working on! This feature should now be available to all Project users.  
  • Self-Service OnboardingCustomers can make a self-service purchase online. New users can try out Project and other Microsoft solutions on their own! Check out the FAQ page for this feature to learn more. 

 

Upcoming Features: 

  • Project & Roadmap in Microsoft Teams: Starting in October, you’ll be able to add a project or roadmap as a tab in Teams. Chat with your teammates while viewing and updating your work. 
  • Export to Excel: Export your project grid into an Excel spreadsheet. Share this information with colleagues and analyze Project data using the power of Excel! 
  • Share projects with groups you don’t own: You can see all your added groups when you add a group to your project. Easily share your work with all the important people without creating new groups. 

 

 

Answers to top questions: 

Q: was not able to attend Ignite this year, but I still want to watch some sessions! How can I do that? 

Microsoft has several recorded sessions from Ignite that you can watch. Here are links to some of our favorites: 

Also, we have some post-Ignite opportunities for customer connection. These conversations will run through October and cover a range of topics. You can find more information on these expert connects, including the list of events & the sign up page, on this site. The sign up form for these events can be found here 

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