Projects

Ten simple steps to create, track and manage projects across your team, using Office 365.

Project Title

Enter a short and relevant ‘Project Title’ which you and your team can quickly identify. This makes it easy to know what the project is about before you select it.
Project Title
Project Description

Project Description

A simple ‘Project Description’ that provides your team with more details. Use this to share background information, project scope, terms of reference (goals, deliverables, resources required) or anything else that’s relevant.

Start Date

Not all project management software provides a Start Date. Use this to set a deadline and to schedule your team member’s time across multiple projects.

Start Date
End Date

End Date

The all important due date for your project. The End Date focuses the project and guides the project management process.

Project Status

There are three project statuses – ‘Not Started’, ‘In Progress’ and ‘Completed’. When you update the status, add a note including any relevant information to the change.
Project Status
Percent Complete

Percent Complete

As tasks are completed, update the ‘Percent Complete’ to motivate your team, showing progress towards the goal.

Project Health

The ‘Project Health’ indicator provides a quick overview of potential issues. Use this to inform stakeholders about roadblocks and help your team to overcome them.

Project Health
Project Team

Project Team

Add members from your organization’s Office 365 company account. Simply begin typing their names into the search box and Project Central will search through your organization’s list. Easily assign a Project Manager or remove the member from your team.

Project Tags

Quickly search for and assign ‘Project Tags’ to your projects using the project tag search bar.

Project Tags
Project Image

Project Image

The project image is a visual way to reinforce the goal of the project. Make your project stand out in the project overview screen when there are multiple ones present.

Other Project Central Features

Learn how each feature in Project Central makes it easy for teams using Office 365 to create, track and manage projects.

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Activity Feed

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