Microsoft announced these exciting updates for Project are in development and on the Office 365 roadmap:
Apps for Project Pro for Office 365 write support
Apps for Project Pro for Office 365 will be able to write-back and update the project plan.
Capacity Management capabilities in Project Online
Resource Managers can benefit from configurable color coded heatmaps to better predict the utilization of their resource pool in Project Online. These heatmaps will also support seamless drill-down capabilities all the way down to individual resources and their assigned projects.
Multiple timeline bars in Project Pro for Office 365
In Project Pro for Office 365 you will be able to create multiple timeline bars within the Timeline view. You will also be able to set a custom date range for each timeline bar in order to just highlight a certain time period of the project in the Timeline view.
Resource Engagement Workflow in Project Online
Project managers, working in Project Pro for Office365 can systematically place resource requests in order to build their project teams. Soon thereafter, Resource managers working in Project Online will be able to view, modify, accept or reject those requests. Also, decisions made by Resource managers will be available to Project Managers within Project Pro for Office 365 to review and plan accordingly.
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Click here to see the full roadmap from Microsoft and see what applies to your Office 365 subscription.