What’s old in Project Server 2013

[Classic Project Server functional limitations that prevail in 2013]

It seems Microsoft do listen to its customers feedback and have provided some great new features in Project 2013. These enhancements directly address most of the key limitations customers faced using Project Server 2010.

My favourite amongst these features is the ability to define Project Governance workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. Power View has a great WOW factor. True multi browser support is awesome and despite some limitations , the only practical issue I came across in my extensive (Ahem! 3 weeks ;) )  usage of Project Server 2013 on Google Chrome was that I couldn’t use Explorer view for my SharePoint libraries.

Other than that, ability to set baseline with in PWA, developer improvements (CSOM), mobile access views, oData feeds are all welcome additions.


But if you earn your bread by configuring and customizing Microsoft EPM (oh, I meant PPM) Solution like me, you would notice that some pain areas have survived and ‘successfully’ migrated to 2013 version. Here is a (not exhaustive by any means) list of such points.