The Business Need field is used to specify the business requirement for the current proposal. When you add information, be sure to be as specific as possible. This field is controlled by the workflow.

Data Type    Text

Entry Type    Entered

Best Uses    Add the Business Need field to a proposal when you want to include the business case description as part of your project proposal. This provides useful information for the Portfolio Analysis process.

Example    You are proposing a project to develop a Web-based customer service solution. You add the Business Need field to the proposal and describe how this solution would reduce customer service costs and increase customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Remarks    This field is an example of a custom multiline text field provided with Project Server. You can view a list of available custom fields, and also create your own in Project Web App.

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