Project For The Web vs Microsoft Project vs Planner vs Project Online
Date: Saturday, November 30 @ 04:46:52 EST
Topic: PMConnection Articles


'Project For The Web' is a new product created by Microsoft. It falls into their family of project management products. Project For The Web is Microsoft's most recent offering for cloud-based work and project management. It provides simple, powerful work management capabilities and can be used by project managers and team members to plan and manage work.

The following diagram shows how Project For The Web compares to Planner, Microsoft Project (Desktop) and Project Online with respect to capability and audience.

 

The following table compares the features of Project For The Web to Planner, Microsoft Project (Desktop) and Project Online.

 

This table provides more information and the source to acquire each product:

Product

More Information

Source

Comment

Planner                            

Here                                      

Office 365                

 

Project For The Web

www.ProjectForTheWeb.net

Office 365

 

Microsoft Project (Desktop)

     

A – Microsoft Project Standard

Here

Purchase

Does NOT integrate with SharePoint and Project Online / Project Server*

B – Microsoft Project Professional

Here

Purchase

Integrates with SharePoint and Project Online / Project Server*

C – Microsoft Project Online Professional

Here

Office 365

Integrates with SharePoint and Project Online / Project Server*

Project Online (D – Microsoft Project Online Professional included)

Here

Office 365

 

Project Server*

Here

Here

 

*To understand the differences between Project Online and Project Server, visit this article.


The following diagram shows how these products are currently integrated.






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