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  1. Error codes with a more clear description without direct need of the ULS log

    When a synchronization job fails, the only way to identify the problem account is to dig into the ULS logs. And when it's Project Online this requires a phone call to support where the technician doesn't have easy access and need for someone of the escalation team is the minimum.

    It would be very helpful to have a direct more clear description of the error in the error details.

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      0 comments  ·  Admin Operations and Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • new version of project online such as project lite

      Create a third, cheaper tier, for people who just want basic access to project management features, that will cost anywhere from $5 to $12 monthly as opposed to the current $30.

      Make project lite compete with the other alternatives out, and something simliar to combining microsoft teams & planner into 1 combined service. And integrate that into all office 365 services.

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        0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • send e-mail alerts when team resource is assigned

        It would be nice if an e-mail alert would be sent to the e-mail adress value of a team resource which is assigned to a task. Like any other resource, also a team resource (not being a user, just a resource) has the option to store an e-mail address with it. This could be an address of an AD group (Azure?) which holds all the specific resources within the team. All these specific employees should be a member of the AD group and should receive an e-mail alert after publishing the project. Currently it seems like nothing happens concerning e-mail…

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          0 comments  ·  Resource Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Problem with Project Professional 2016 not displaying headers and footers. I have an ongoing problem with Project Pro 2016 not displaying h

          Problem with Project Professional 2016 not displaying headers and footers.

          I have an ongoing problem with Project Pro 2016 not displaying headers and footers as it should. One of the symptoms of this problem, was that when I open an existing project file, and go to File/Print and the program would lock up and not function. If I try to click on anything, it ghosts-out and says, "program not responding". The only way I can get out of that is to close & reopen the program. Once I do that, it allows me to see the print preview, but the…

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          • a leader for a task

            It would be nice for those at a higher level to see who is the leader of a task. It is, by all means, important to know all the players. Who is the one assigned as a task owner.

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              2 comments  ·  Project Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • while going for a printout, i am not able to adjust columns of details with the timeline or critical pathgraph

              while going for a printout, i am not able to adjust data columns of detail with the graph. it should happen automatically when going for printout. it will give a consolidated report in which project details and timeline and critical path graphs go together. every time i have to reduce width of data columns to make them visible in printout. it is also getting difficult to include all relevant columns.

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              • Create an out of the box Project Status Report entity that brings in data across schedule, risks, issues

                A standard Project Status Report (if possible, can be printed) will be huge win for the tool. I know coming to a structure that is acceptable across, will be difficult but instead of a non-project based status report a Project based status report out of the box that can be rendered from PWA without purchasing a third party tool or without writing SSRS report will be big win for this tool. Like wise keep the framework thinking for Program Status as well.

                6 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  BI and Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Priority voting

                  It would be nice to have a page where the main Project Committee can VOTE on the list of projects to create a prioritization of the current project list. New voting would occur as new projects needed to be added.

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                    0 comments  ·  Portfolios and Programs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow to use Filter and Highlight Filter in parallel

                    As of today, when you enable a autofilter or filter your plan with a standard filter (e.g. to filter on an input in text1) you are no longer able to highlight other data (e.g. something which is stored in text 2).
                    It should be possible to use the Highlight filter and the normal/auto filter together

                    7 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Project Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Task publishing, don't drop from previously submitted timesheets.

                      When you select "no" on "publish" for a task, it removes from resource management views, future timesheets, and from being able to be added to future timesheets - that's great. However, past timesheets are a historical record.

                      I know this information is available from oData and reports I create from that, but that's a step too far for many resource managers.

                      4 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Time and Task Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Querying and Approving Resource Assignments Programatically

                        Provide support in the CSOM for querying and Approving Resource Assignments Programmatically. Resource Assignment approval will be very useful for assignments that break business rules, but not all assignments will. If approval for assignments was exposed to the CSOM, we could programmatically approve assignments that didn't break our rules, leaving the ones that do for a resource manager to approve.

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                          0 comments  ·  Developer APIs (PSI, CSOM, ODATA...)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Incorporate mind mapping into the brainstorming portion of project developoed

                          I often use mind maps to capture and organize ideas about a project - tasks, resources, difficulties, relationships, etc. If you could translate this mind map into a Gantt Chart, you could jump start a lot of work. I use MindManager to do this and it's extraordinarily productive.

                          4 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Project and Task Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add Resource to the project team, after the Resource Manager assigns the resource in Engagements

                            In case the Resource Manager assigns (substitutes) resource, which the Project Manager has no permission to add to team, the resource is converted to the local resource and then the engagement is not possible to manage. There is a gap in the app, which protects using engagements in large companies.

                            2 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Resource Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Predictive Scheduling

                              #PredictiveScheduling
                              I would like to see Project automatically schedule tasks out based on resource availability and priority and other items. When I add a task, I want Project to schedule it in according to priority and resource availability and other move other lesser important tasks out.

                              I want scheduling to be intuitive - none of this craziness that is the current "scheduling" paradigm, i.e., scheduling time back to a date in the past because I wasn't aware of the secret handshake to prevent this from happening. I don't want it to simply overbook a resource and show it red and…

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                                • Filter on Status Date - Use "Or Equal To" in the filters

                                  Filters on dates include "Before Status Date" and "After Status Date" ... However, a task will be missed by the filter if it finishes or starts exactly on the status date to the minute.

                                  The concern is finish date. Might I suggest the finish filters be "No later than Status Date" So the test becomes <= [Status Date]

                                  Also, add Status Date to every possible filter with dates, especially when users are creating own filters. This variable should be the target of a filter test.

                                  2 votes
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                                    • stakeholders managment

                                      Enterprise Project should have a list to catalog stakeholders and their contact information to enable better comunication and managment (Identify, Assess, Prioritize, Engage and Monitor)

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                                        0 comments  ·  Portfolios and Programs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Timescales ISO week number format option

                                        It would be helpful to be able to use ISO week numbers in timescales - ie. commencing at start fiscal / calendar year - rather than being restricted to using week numbers from start or end of project,

                                        3 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Project Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • List Data in Reporting Database

                                          Currently Risks and Issues structure is defined by Microsoft and any changes to the structure result in that data being not visible in reporting database. This is a design that inhibits PMO adoption for risks and issues as more custom development is required to support reporting. PMOs need to be able to modify the risk and issue methodology and still be able to report on them. Can reporting database be updated with list schema change or may be we need to think if risks and issues need to ne entities that are centralized vs. distributed across SharePoint sites ? Reporting…

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                                            1 comment  ·  BI and Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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