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Guide for Microsoft Project Server migration to Project for the Web

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Anna Shalomova

PPM Consultant

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Managing projects in Microsoft Project Server, some organizations decide to move to the cloud. Microsoft Project for the Web, a popular cloud-based platform, is an easy-to-use solution for lightweight project management needs. However, Project Server migration to Project for the Web is complex. 

Why is migration complex?

Switching project management systems may cause many challenges for PMOs and IT administrators. Manual migration is a long, complex process that may cause data damage and loss due to human errors. During Project Server 2013 migration or any other version to Project for the Web, PMO team members and IT administrators may face challenges associated with: 

  • Time-consuming transfer from on-premises to the cloud 
  • Much manual work moving project data 
  • Complex configuration management 
  • Maintenance of development and test PWA environments 
  • Increased risks of human errors or data loss 

Considering these complexities, organizations require a dependable Microsoft Project Server migration tool that makes migrating to Project for the Web easier with remarkable success. 

FluentPro Software is your key to success

Organizations should automate the process with FluentPro Software tools to eliminate and reduce all possible challenges and risks. FluentBooks and Project Migrator are excellent solutions for successful Project Server migration to Project for the Web. 

How FluentPro Software simplifies Project Server migration

As a Microsoft gold-certified partner, FluentPro is the best partner for organizations’ PPM needs. To perform Microsoft Project Server migration to Project for the Web, you need the following: 

  • FluentPro FluentBooks, which moves data from Project Server to Microsoft Project Online 
  • FluentPro Project Migrator, which transfers Project Online data to Project for the Web 

Project Server migration to Project for the Web


Read on to learn more about FluentBooks and Project Migrator functionalities. 

How FluentBooks simplifies Project Server migration to Project Online 

FluentPro FluentBooks provides automated migration and configuration management capabilities. It helps migrate Project Server to Project Online automatically, reducing related manual and routine challenges. As a result, PWA migration, configuration, and administration get easier, saving you lots of time and energy. 

FluentBooks simplifies PWA administrators’ work by providing the following: 

  • Full or selective migration 
  • Process automation 
  • Transfer from on-premises to Project Online 
  • Project site and SharePoint content migration 
  • Import/Export lookup tables, custom fields, projects, and resources to/from Microsoft Excel 
  • Comparison of two PWAs, generation of a variance report, and performing delta migration of the missing data only 
Download ivari case study

to read about its experience migrating Project Server to Project Online with FluentBooks 


Using Project Migrator for successful migration to Project for the Web

FluentPro Project Migrator offers automated migration between project management platforms without any errors. It greatly simplifies and speeds up the process of moving project data. Project Migrator is a fully secure cloud-based application running on the Microsoft Azure platform. 

Using this solution, organizations can perform the second part of the process – Project Online migration to Project for the Web – in a few simple steps: 

  • Connecting source and target systems 
  • Choosing all projects or specific ones 
  • Matching fields in the source system to the fields in the target system 
  • Start migration and monitor progress in the summary screen 

Download whitepaper: Project migration with FluentPro Project Migrator 

Benefits of using FluentPro Software

Using FluentPro FluentBooks and Project Migrator for Microsoft Project Server migration to Project for the Web provides many benefits for organizations: 

  • Fully automated process 
  • Reduction of manual work and routine tasks 
  • No data loss or human errors risks 
  • Time-saved with complete automation 
  • Reduction of downtime and unnecessary costs, which boosts ROI 
  • Minimized costs associated with manual migration 
  • Simplified on-premises to cloud migration 
  • Successful and quick migration 

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