(MSP, MSOP or WinProj) is a project management software program from Microsoft ideal for scheduling as well as developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.
This software focuses on Timesheets, budget and expenditure, risk management, issues, action items, documents, variations, roles and responsibilities, quality activities etc.
This estimating software is utilized for managing and recognizing project schedules and finances, providing and exchanging project information, systematizing people and work to ensure that project is finished on schedule, empowering project manager to penetrate the tasks of a project (work breakdown structure or WBS) and allocate workers (resources) to those tasks, with cost information.
The application generates critical path schedules, and critical chain and event chain methodology. Schedules can be resource leveled, and chains are envisaged in a Gantt chart.
MS Project is available in 3 different versions i.e. Microsoft Project Professional, Microsoft Project Standard and Microsoft Project Server.
This estimating software contains some exclusive features like SharePoint synchronization, Manual scheduling, Placeholder text, Active and inactive tasks, Timeline view, Team Planner, Task Inspector etc.