Microsoft Project 2019 Professional w/ 1 Server CAL Open License
Microsoft Project Professional 2019 brings you more advanced features and powerful tools to put you and your project managers in control of projects of all sizes. Create project budgets, allocate resources, and get an overview of any project’s progress at a glance. New graphic enhancements make seeing your project at a glance easy. Assess project success, make changes to the project’s structure on the fly, and bring projects in on time and on budget with Microsoft Project Professional 2019.
What is Microsoft Project 2019 Professional?
The best task management software you can find on the market is without a doubt Microsoft's Project Professional 2019. The first release was made in 1984, stating that after the first public appearance of the software, it has undergone many modifications and designs. Project was the third product developed exclusively for Windows by Microsoft.
It was not long before it started to plummet and claimed a key place in Computer-based project administration. The most popular implementations include simple project management, schedules creation, the allocation and assignment of various resources and workload management.
Project Professional 2019 provides individuals the most recent release of the application as it is currently the most up-to-date version. You can prepare economic plans while not only examining resource prices but also taking operating costs into consideration when calculating. As different assets are allocated to tasks, Project Professional 2019 calculates the work times rate, and can even roll these costs up to a task, summary or project level in real-time.
The convenient, shared resource tool makes it simple for users to set and exchange information about people, materials and equipment. This information includes quantity and availability as well as costs. Another excellent thing about the management of Project 2019 is that every piece of your project can be customized. You can handle resources readily whether it's a person or assets like machinery, equipment or materials. For working days or shifts you can make custom calendars, add individual names, and much more.
What is a Server CAL?
CAL stands for a Client Access License. In order to maintain data and system integrity, Microsoft requires each server user to have an individual client access license. This makes it easier to eliminate unwanted users accessing your server and your data, as only people with valid and legal CALs can connect. In addition to Project 2019 Professional itself, we offer 1 server client access license for your businesses expansion.
You can get more information about user and server CALs by reading this page on Microsoft’s website.
What is an Open License?
Microsoft allows users to purchase their software with many different licensing options. The Open Licensing Program allows users to choose to have an Open License, primarily designed for businesses with between 2 and 250 computers on board. If you're a business owner that prefers to pay-as-you-go, this is definitely the license for you. You may choose to purchase Licenses, Upgrades (Windows Desktop OS), License with Software Assurance, and Software Assurance.
An Open License offers perpetual licenses and is a two-year-long program. It's definitely one of the most affordable options if you're working with a smaller organization. You can read more about the Open License terms and benefits by reading this post on the Microsoft Developer Network.
Why buy Microsoft Project 2019 Professional w/ 1 Server CAL Open License?
Quick and easy startup. With Project 2019, speed is the name of the game. It promises users a seamless experience from startup to project execution. Thus ensuring that little to no time is wasted on waiting.
Built-in templates. Project managers have often stressed out over the type of templates that need to be used for their projects and presentations. Fortunately, Project 2019 takes all of this away thanks to its veritable cornucopia of pre-designed built-in templates. Your presentations and project will now have a characteristic look and the uniqueness of your work is granted.
Time management. With Project 2019 time management becomes a cinch thanks to features like Gant charts which help project managers stay on top. On top of that, Project 2019 Professional offers you familiar automated scheduling tools which reduce the total time spent on training. Thanks to the numerous timelines, you can now easily visualize complex schedules.
Communication and teamwork. If you work alongside other people, the easiest way of putting together a project plan is by using Project 2019 Professional. With project management being such a demanding profession, Microsoft has recognized how crucial and useful a powerful project management tool can be.
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Features of Microsoft Project 2019 Professional
Multiple timelines are here to make everything more comprehensive using an eye-catching design. Designing a project isn’t an easy task and Microsoft now implemented a feature that will help you tackle all of your tasks and needs, as well as understand every aspect of the project.
Thanks to the easy sharing options, you can now connect your timelines between Office tools like PowerPoint, which is sold separately.
Readily available charts
Microsoft Project 2019 Professional once again includes the beautiful and comprehensive charts that you can use from the get-go. This feature is especially useful for project managers who need to express their info using the well-known Chart method. The professional charts that the software offers include Gantt charts, which are known to properly display schedules thus reducing training time for the newcomers.
The decision-making process is very important for the business. Project 2019 Professional lets you take advantage of their powerful built-in tools that can make substantial changes to your business. The built-in reports are here, as well as Burndown and Resource overview, which let you gain important insight and communicate with stakeholders in order to achieve better results.
Intuitive Search Capabilities
When making your own presentation or project, there’s a lot of products and info. Thankfully, with the software’s intuitive search, you can fully utilize a well-known Tell Me search bar to find everything you need, including features. If you’re a newbie to the software, this will help you learn more about it in a shorter period of time, making your time more efficient than ever!
Smart Auto-Populate Feature
The software now comes with a feature that will help you save your precious time when fulfilling the charts. Thanks to the auto-populate feature, you can set up a start and end date, based on your needs.
This will auto-populate every part of your chart according to the dates you've given and will implement Task Inspector in order to identify efficient tasks and resource arrangements.
New field: Task Summary Name
As you work on your project, a lengthy list of tasks can pile up. It can easily become overwhelming and complicated to keep in mind which task belongs under what plan, and what it is intended to do. There has been a new field added to Project Professional 2019 that helps this part of the process organized. The new Task Summary Name field is a read-only field that displays a summary of the task.
You can easily enable this field in the Task view and help yourself by shining light on the structure of your project. Enabling this field is easy: locate the title of a column where you want the Task Summary Name field to appear, right-click on it, select Insert Column then choose Task Summary Name from the list that appears.
Microsoft Project 2019 Professional is all about the teamwork. Since it’s compatible with various tools for connecting your colleagues, you can fully utilize Skype for Business which lets you use video, voice, and chat to communicate. This means that the software lets you integrate Skype for Business in Project 2019 Professional, without having to switch between apps as you go. Skype for Business is sold separately.
Planning in Advance
Project 2019 Professional is able to think in advance in order to give you possible solutions for the possible issues. You can now access the whole list of your tasks and set some of them to ‘inactive’.
The software will then determine the possible scenario that’s tailored to that action, making your business planning a lot easier. You don’t need to recreate the whole schedule or business plan anymore. Everything can be done in a matter of seconds, which is why Project 2019 is a great application.
Add-ins at Your Glance
Project 2019 Professional supports various add-ins which you can find on the Office Store. They expand the software and are there to help solve unique project and business problems that may occur, and come at an affordable price.
The software lets you create separate collaborative workspaces in which you can inform the members of certain progress in your project. This space will also let you share conversations, project timelines, and updates. All of this contributes to frequent updates, making your members well informed and ready to act and improve the existing project.
In this time and age, it’s extremely important for an app to be accessible to people who have disabilities or have a hard time dealing with technology as it is. Thankfully, Microsoft does not fail to deliver when it comes to improvements on accessibility in Project Professional 2019.
This new release made it easier for Windows Narrator and other assistive technology to get a hold of Project's elements and provide proper help to people. Besides enhanced support, ease of access features such as contrast options and keyboard support has been made available.
Spell checking is also an integrated part of Project 2019, and it allows you to work more efficiently without having to stop to look up the spelling of a word, as the application will help you with it the moment it detects a spelling error.
These are minimum system requirements for installing Microsoft Project 2019 Professional w/ 1 Server CAL Open License
• Computer and processor1.6 gigahertz (GHz) or faster, 2-core
• Memory4 GB RAM; 2 GB RAM (32-bit)
• Hard disk4.0 GB of available disk space
• Display1280 x 768 screen resolution
• GraphicsGraphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9 or later, with WDDM 2.0 or higher for Windows 10 (or WDDM 1.3 or higher for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update).
• Operating system Windows 10, Windows Server 2019