Working schedule of project managers is really busy and complicated. Microsoft Company understands this and created Microsoft Project Standard 2013 in order to make their work planning easier.
Project Standard 2013 is a desktop application for those whose work is to manage not huge projects. It was designed with the aim to help project managers formulate working plans, distribute resources, monitor the process of work and analyze the results of work.
This software allows receiving all necessary information and managing project plans, finances. Besides, it offers lots of opportunities for increasing in productivity due to integration with Microsoft Office and existence of powerful tool for creating reports.
As far as this version was developed for small companies with not big staff, it is not integrated with Project Server and SharePoint Server.
Due to this version, you can always stay in touch with your colleagues. You can receive information about the results of work, ask questions and discuss various topics. You also can create bright and professional reports without data export to the other program. You can add pictures, diagrams, animations and links that will help make your report about the project more understandable to the others.