The Project Initiation Widget (PIW) automates the creation of one or more projects in an organization’s Microsoft Project Server or Project Online system in a consistent, user-friendly, and scalable manner. The PIW leverages existing project templates and metadata for the creation of new projects. The types and quantities of activities included in a project is determined by how a user responds to prompts on the widget.
Utilizes Enterprise templates as the foundation for a new project
Allows you to simultaneously initiate all projects related to a single program (or compound for pharmaceutical projects)
Automatically links related tasks among projects when using MasterLink
Supports multiple project types, and allows the user to specify the types and quantities of activities that will be included in a project
Provides a user interface for collecting field values for project metadata
Provides a straight-forward and consistent method for initiating new projects