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Project Web Access

  Asked By: Evelyn    Date: Mar 11    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1469

From my understanding, If a new project is created using Project
Professional (or Project Web Access), then a new SharePoint site will
be created under http://<spsPortal>/sites/<newProject>. All the risk,
tasks etc of the new project can be updated in SharePoint Site. Any
authorized user can use ProjectWebAccess or SharePoint Site to access
the project information.

Can anyone explain me why/how a SharePoint site is more
advantage/needed than Project Web Access.

I need to answer this question to a key person in my organization. Any
valuable resources/links/documentation???

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Answer #1    Answered By: Ciara Collier     Answered On: Mar 11

It is a requirement to track issues and risks. It is also where shared docs for
projects/tasks are stored.

Project Server depends on SharePoint to provide this functionality, it isn't an
option.

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Keenan Whitehead     Answered On: Mar 11

The reason you would definitely want to use the Windows SharePoint Services integration with Project Server than using Project Web Access would be that you have everything at one place rather than having to hop from one spot to another on your companies intranet. That and the fact that you're going to have to teach your user  base how to use Project Web Access which requires additional training time to ramp users up.

 
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