An EPM application, such as Microsoft Office Project Server 2003, is a complex system that consists of not only the technical components but also the tight integration of business processes and tools. It is important to
Understand the architecture and components of Microsoft Project 2003.
Plan your EPM implementation based on the business processes of your organization and the capability of the system.
Get familiar with the Microsoft Project Server 2003 Administrator's Guide to understand the various implications of the system.
Consider all Microsoft Project 2003 components and choose the appropriate implementation of those components based on your organization's needs.
Take time to learn, plan, and manage your EPM application to provide a successful tool that will assist you in enforcing your organization's standards and support your entire project portfolio.