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  1. Schedule Back up

    PServer on prem allows for schedule back up's what happened in ProjOnline? everyone wants a version history of schedules..

    6 votes
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  2. I want to give the tasks in the Agile board different colours

    On the backlog I would like to be able to give different colours to different tasks.

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    Hi Alexander!

    How would you want to give tasks different colors? Would you want to choose this yourself, or would you want it to be programmatic?

    Thanks for the suggestion – we’ve been investigating it a little, but would love to hear your thoughts on what you’d expect/want from this!

  3. webhooks instead of event handlers

    Instead of registering Event handlers , Microsoft graph and SharePoint has the introduced the webhooks approach to replace event receivers in SharePoint, looking to have similar approach to use HTTP endpoint instead of using the current WCF endpoint

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  4. Predecessors and Successors Selection Window Formatting

    In the Predecessors and Successors Selection Window, provide an option to display tasks in a WBS hierarchy layout, with the inclusion of the WBS Naming and the task ID next to the name of the predecessor/successor for more granular level of detail. When there are multiple tasks with the same name and with no other reference points, an incorrect predecessor can be inadvertently selected.

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  5. Timesheet Submitted message is misleading when tasks require approval

    When a user submits their timesheet, the Timesheet page will display the message "Your timesheet has been sent to <Timesheet Manager> for approval".

    If the timesheet contains any tasks that are pending for Status Manager's approval, the same message is displayed even though the Timesheet Manager does not see this timesheet in their Approvals page.

    This message is misleading and users are following up with their Timesheet Manager, who has no timesheet to approve, and this causes confusion for both parties.

    There should be a new message to display for this scenario that tells the user that the timesheet has…

    6 votes
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  6. Increasing Resource limit from 10K to 100K or more.

    We have over 20 thousand resources and with the limit we are not able to add them all. This is in only one division of the company.

    5 votes
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  7. Acknowledge that people leave, and allow for global replacements of status manager and timesheet approvals.

    e.g. when Suzie leaves the company, allow for a global replacement of status manager on any tasks that carry her name. OR when a Chris has an accident and never returns to work, allow any timesheets that have already been submitted to him but not approved to automatically transition to the new assigned timesheet approver.

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  8. kanban backlog not showing subprojects

    Kanban backlog sheet shows task summary names of tasks in subprojects but does not show these tasks on backlog board

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  9. Add an approval timestamp for when the timesheet is approved to the Timesheets table in the Microsoft reporting database.

    Add an approval timestamp for when the timesheet is approved to the Timesheets table in the Microsoft reporting database.

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  10. when a user is not anymore a resource, possibility to disable him as a resource but not as a user

    a user can change job and not be a resource anymore but need to access to the solution

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  11. Separate the Security permission that control Custom Fields and Lookup Tables

    Can the Security Permissions be separated for Custom Fields and Lookup tables.

    I have users that I am happy to entrust with adding / deleting values on a lookup table. However, I do not want them to have access to add or delete custom fields.

    As the security model stands at the moment, that is no possible.

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  12. Ability to show link lines between rolled-up items on summary bars

    Ability to show link lines from a milestone/task on one summary rollup and connect to a milestone/task on another summary rollup. Ability to control the thickness, color, striping of any one of those link lines. This will enable us to control visualization different kinds of links (like primary, secondary, tertiary, or links for different capability threads). Suggest creating a flag field titled “Show Rolled Up Successor Link”. A “yes” value will trigger showing the link line if that item is rolled up on a summary of if the item to which it is linked is also rolled up to a…

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  13. Provide Option to save Timesheet Custom View

    Currently, if a user skips a week or they enter timesheets out of order, any previous view settings (columns, sorts, etc.) and/or added rows will disappear. The user then needs to rebuild their timesheet view and contents.
    Proposed Solution: We are currently looking for a save option or custom view option that a user can go back to and reselect without having to redo everything. Or when a user goes to select the “Click to Create” link will prompt user to select YES or NO to answer question, “Do you want to select last timesheet view?”

    5 votes
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  14. Add a Baseline Type Field

    For an organization that requires distinct baseline types, provide a baseline level field that can be used to select the type of baseline data stored in that specific baseline. An enterprise LUT could be used to allow customization of the allowable baseline type selection values, but only a value in the list can be selected. When using the Set Baseline window, a part of that window shows the baseline fields along with a create date. Include this new field as part of that display. All the Baseline level fields such as the Save Date, Update Date, and Type should be…

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  15. Display Remaining Work in Time Phased Grid Format

    Currently, there is no option to show the ‘remaining work’ field in a time phased view. The user needs to do a manual calculation of the difference between Work and Actual work for each time period in order to discern how much remaining work there may be in a set time period. Not having the remaining work displayed in a time phased view, prevents the user from easily discerning the work expected during a given time period to assess if there are any potential issues.
    In any view that displays work data in a time phased grid format, such as…

    5 votes
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  16. Search capabilities for Deliverables and Dependencies

    Introduce search capabilities in Deliverables to easy retrieve deliverables and add additional columns to have more information on deliverables with searching and sorting capabilities.

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  17. Duplicate existing portfolio analyses

    It would be good, if one could create a new portfolio analysis based on an existing portfolio analysis in order to follow up on the evolvement of a fixed portfolio set without having to click together each time the same scenario.

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  18. Add calendar week numbers to timeline/timescale

    I can't display the calendar week numbers in my project timeline. From week 1 to week 52 each year.

    Only "project week numbers" with prefix "W" are available, starting on the week where the project starts. The prefix "W" is not a mandatory need for displaying calendar week numbers.
    It could instead be e.g. "CW" for calendar week. CW01, CW02, CW03....CW49, CW50, CW51, CW52, CW01, etc...

    Eg. this week (from monday 18'th of april) has calendar week number 11. CW11.

    4 votes
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  19. Please create "Cumulative Baseline Cost" Field for creating S-Curve Reports within MS Project Desktop

    In order to create an effective S-Curve report, the schedule should, at the minimum, be able to display the Cumulative Planned Cost (Baseline Cost) and the Cumulative Actual Cost (Actual Cost) along the project timeline (Weekly or Monthly).
    Only the Cumulative Cost field is available right now. There is no field that can be use for the Cumulative Baseline Cost.
    Right now our team would have to develop the S-Curve report using PowerBI. it is doable but I would prefer for it to be done in MS Project Desktop to keep my workflow simple.

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  20. Set reminder to Outlook should work. It doesn't

    Set reminder to Outlook should work. It doesn't

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