Discontinued features in Microsoft Project Server 2010

Project Portfolio Server changes

If you are familiar with previous versions of Microsoft Project Server, the
following sections describe features and functionality that have been
discontinued or changed in Microsoft Project Server 2010.

Project Portfolio Server changes

Project Server and Project Portfolio Server are no longer two separate
products. Relevant portfolio functionality from Project Portfolio Server has
been merged into Project Server 2010. The following Project Portfolio Server
2007 features and functionality were discontinued or changed for Project Server

  • Application portfolio management   This includes
    tracking and managing applications.
  • Audit Trail   Workflow activity was previously made
    available from the Audit Trail link in the Workflow module. In Project Server 2010, this information is
    available in the Workflow History list, which can be accessed
    from the Additional Workflow Data link in the All Workflow Stages section.
  • Benefits estimating   This includes estimating and
    tracking financial and non-financial benefits.
  • Organizational hierarchy and aggregates   This
    includes a security-based hierarchical data grouping and aggregation. In Project
    Server 2010, departments have been added to enable hierarchical data grouping
    based on organizational structure.
  • Dynamic charting   This includes the Chart Wizard,
    which allows for ad-hoc interactive chart creation, including bubble chart
    modeling. In Project Server 2010, Excel Services support has been added,
    providing a new method of dynamic reporting.
  • Financial management   This includes time-phased
    budget, actual, and forecast cost tracking. In Project Server 2010, use custom
    fields and Excel Services to enable cost functionality for simple estimation,
    tracking, and forecasting costs. Solutions for more complex estimating,
    tracking, and forecasting costs are offered by Microsoft partners.
  • Insight analysis   This enabled users to get specific
    details into the factors that impact a specific portfolio selection.
  • Decision dashboard   This enabled users to make
    selection decisions supported by a rich dashboard with live grouping and
  • Sensitivity analysis   This enabled users to take a
    portfolio selection through various what-if scenarios and figure out how close a
    project was to being selected.
  • Snapshotting and versioning   This enabled users to
    create cost, resource, and benefit snapshots at any given point in time. In
    Project Server 2010, reporting and baselining can be used to capture data
  • Surveys   This includes flexible, user-definable
    survey forms, on subjects related to risk, architectural fit, and operational

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