Folks,
This is the second of two blog posts on the Benefits of Project 2013 – This is a repost from MSFT’s site, you can find the complete MSFT link here.

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The following Project Management Benefits give you a taste of things to come in Project 2013.

Enjoy and Thank you Microsoft for the information, this is a repost of their Project Benefits.

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Contents

  • Stay organized
  • Deliver projects successfully
    Improve everyday collaboration
    Simplify IT

Stay Organized
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Easily plan and manage your projects

Tap into the latest Project templates on Office.com from within Project to help you get started quickly. Project also helps keep you organized by providing quick access to recent files and locations from the Backstage.

Be efficient and prioritize

Stay in control of your project plans no matter the size. Rich, out-of-the-box reporting tools within a familiar Office-like experience help you quickly and easily measure progress and resource allocation. With Task Path highlighting in the Gantt Chart, you always know how your tasks come together and can identify which tasks are the most critical to your project’s success.

Manage anywhere

Improved integration between Project and Office 365 (and SharePoint) enables you to share the latest status, conversations, and Project Timeline through a dedicated project site. Create the project site with a few simple clicks to quickly share project details with your team, keeping everyone connected and organized.

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Deliver projects successfully

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Give effective presentations

The Timeline view helps you visualize your project to deliver stellar presentations to your team, executives, and stakeholders. And because Project lets you design and print your reports, you can easily share insights that help you better communicate progress and achieve results.

Anticipate change

Enhanced tools like Team Planner help you see and amend potential problems before they can impact your schedule. With Project, you can set tasks to "Inactive" and quickly analyze "what if" scenarios without recreating your entire project plan.

Explore the Office Store

The new Office Store provides Apps for Office that extend the functionality of Project to solve unique problems to meet your needs and the needs of your business.

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Improve everyday collaboration

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Project works well with Office, Office 365, SharePoint, and Lync®, to give you a complete collaborative project management system. You can easily copy project information to Office applications such as PowerPoint or email and save important plans and details to Office 365 or SharePoint. Improved task list synchronization between Project and Office 365 or SharePoint helps you quickly deliver project information to your team and easily receive their changes from virtually anywhere.

Communicate in real time

Project integration with Office 365 enables you to send instant messages and kick off real-time conversations right from your project with Lync Online.

Discover and share information

Office 365 and SharePoint social capabilities work with your project site to facilitate discussi