Microsoft Project Primary Use Case
IT Consultant with 1,001-5,000 employees
Our use cases are all related to project management and I've actually developed project schedule templates that support both the standard waterfall and all different aspects of project lifecycle management including Agile and Scrum.
Systems Engineer at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
My primary use case is mainly to get down on paper the steps for our project - including who's responsible for them. We use it as a communication tool and then we (on a regular basis) review progress against the laid-out project plan or schedule.
I tend to step in and create schedules when project managers are too busy or oftentimes I'll create the initial schedule due to the fact that I know all the stuff that needs to go in it, and the project manager may or may not know that.
Project Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We basically use the solution to get a clear sense of the project and break down everything into a schedule. If there are overlapping schedules, we plan everything out and add in all the information so the roadmap is clear. We often have different teams coming in at different times, so we need to ensure that our critical path is clear and that we are able to execute on the project from an agile perspective.
We need to be sure that we have all the backlogs and scheduling and can pull in the customer on the deliverable as necessary. We'll check with them and fine-tune everything so that we can run the sprints successfully and match them up with the project plan using Microsoft Project.
Operation Project Manager at a retailer with 51-200 employees
I mostly use it for big projects and rolling out solutions. I have used it for rolling out a new POS system, clientele programs, and clientele loyalty. I have also used it for process changes that impact multiple departments, and there are key players in it to keep everybody on track. Once we move forward with a new forecasting tool, I would use it for that.
Over the last couple of years, it has been more of the newer version with it. I'm really basic with it because of the end-users. It means that I use it for all the pieces on certain things, but when it comes to the output, it is pretty basic for the end-users. It is an easy read for the end-users.View full review »
Microsoft Project helps to manage our projects.View full review »
Solutions Manager, Support Analyst at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Microsoft Project is one of the main tools our teams abroad use for planning, and it's very flexible. Local teams use it to manage small projects locally. It's also a repository for storing financial information that we don't want to track down.
Teams use Microsoft Project for tracking tasks, managing requests, assigning resources, and following up. Workers can submit work to managers for approval and then it's submitted to the main process.View full review »
We primarily use the solution for portfolio management, project management, and program management. It is also used for reporting to leadership on a portfolio level.View full review »
Founder at a computer software company with 1-10 employees
We used the solution for the waterfall framework model for management.View full review »
Systems Software Specialist III at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
We primarily use the solution to enter our status and our time. For each task that we're doing, we have to enter a monthly status. It's for project management.View full review »
Founder & Director at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
I used it at another company. I'm not working for the same company at the moment. I was employed on a consultancy basis, and this product was used for IT project management.View full review »
Sr Project Manager at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
We use Microsoft Project for creating the implementation projects for IT, such as anything from infrastructure through application deployments. In the current project, we are using it for the cybersecurity measures that we're implementing.View full review »
Technical Project Manager at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
We primarily use the solution for the project management software. I create plans with it. It's a tool like Excel that we use for project planning.View full review »
Unemployed at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
We used it in my previous organization for business process optimization projects, application development projects, system integration projects, program management over a multitude of projects, and program interdependencies.View full review »
Delivery Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
I use it for project management. I use it to check the project and get some reports and KPIs from it. I am using the latest version of this solution.View full review »
Utilities Consultant at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
I am a utilities consultant, and I use it within the utility industry for managing different types of projects, such as for implementing a new system or new processes.View full review »
General Manager at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
We primarily use the solution for planning projects.View full review »
SVP, Emerging Data Platforms at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
We use it for IT project management. It is mainly used for managing tasks.View full review »
MD at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
We use this solution for project management and project planning.View full review »
Sr. Project Manager
We use it to manage our portfolio of projects. We use it to monitor, control, and update the status of each project, which includes our vendor projects and internal projects.View full review »
Senior Business Analyst at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The primary use case of this solution is to maintain projects within our enterprise.View full review »
IT Superintendent at a mining and metals company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I mainly use MS Project for project planning, scheduling, and tracking.View full review »
Manager - Operations Advisory (Finance transformation and performance improvement) at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees
I was using this solution for project planning and status reports for a work project I was involved in.View full review »