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For tasks, timesheets and collaboration

Project Online Essentials is a lighter version of Project that makes it convenient for team members to manage tasks, submit timesheets, and collaborate with colleagues.

Project Online Essentials is a team member add-on for customers that have Project Online Professional or Project Online Premium.



Time and task management

Easily manage all your time and task obligations—enter hours, add to-do items, and assign tasks to other team members—all in one intuitive form.

Issue and risk mitigation

Easily add issues and risks to specific project tasks to quickly identify and mitigate problems.

Intuitive collaboration

Team members can store project documents on a central site, view project updates, and more—so everyone can stay on the same page.

Virtually anywhere access

Use your favorite browser—Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and more—to access Project Lite on your PC, tablet, or phone.

Cost-effective solution

Together with Project Online Premium or Project Server, Project Online Essentials gives you just the right number of tools to do your job at an affordable price. 

What's the difference between Project Online and Project Server 2016?

Project Online is a multi-tenant online project and portfolio management (PPM) service delivered through BeMo or Office 365. Project Server 2016 is a hosted project and portfolio management (PPM) solution enabled for extensive line-of-business integration and customization.

What are the supported web browsers for Project Online and Project Server 2016?

Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 8, FireFox 10, Safari 5, and Google Chrome 17.

Does Project Server 2016 hosted by BeMo include SharePoint Server 2016?

Yes, Project Server 2016 hosted by BeMo does include SharePoint Server 2016. Can previous versions of Project Server coexist with the Project Server 2016 on one machine? Project Server 2016 cannot coexist with previous versions of Project Server. Contact BeMo for more information about upgrade and migration planning.

Where can I find more resources about Project Online or Project Server 2016?

Many resources are available online:

General information

Get Started with Project Online

IT Professional (TechNet)

Developer (MSDN)

How can I access Project Web App (PWA)?

You can access PWA through a supported browser and also with Project Professional 2016 or Project Pro for Office 365 when connected to Project Server 2016.