MS Project is a widespread project management solution and we often get the question: How do you differentiate from it? Here is the answer.
The following summary table will help you quickly grasp the differences and commonalities between Beeye and Microsoft Project.
Planning complex projets at a high level of detail.
Get high-level visibility on all projects and activities.
Managing a single, large project (e.g. building a bridge).
Managing one project at a time.
Planning all activities and assigning employees to the right activities.
Managing many projects and activities in parallel.
Precision and level of detail to manage a project.
Complete view over all the information.
Ease of use.
Complex tool which can generate lot of mistakes.
Requires full-time expert project managers to keep plans on track.
|Not designed to manage complex projects in detail (integrations availables).|
|Ease of use||Complex software that requires significant training.||Easy to use software, users are ready to go after a few minutes.|
|Used by||Project managers.||Everybody — Managers, project managers, employees.|
Both tools are complementary to help users get a complete view over all of their activities and the employees assigned to them while keeping control over larger project with all the required details.
Are You Already Using Microsoft Project ?
Take a moment to look at the questions below to make sure Microsoft Project really answers all your needs.
To summarize, Microsoft Project is a project management solution that will allow you to plan and manage your large projects in detail.
Beeye comes into play so you can get a view of all activities and allows functional managers to plan efforts and manager their teams. It also enables collaborative planning — an approach where employees can estimate and plan their time themselves.
That's why Beeye is a tool that's suited for both managers, project managers and employees. It is a standalone solution which can also integrate with other tools that answer to particular needs, such as Microsoft Project.