Add-in: Microsoft SharePoint Connector

You can integrate  with Microsoft SharePoint. The  Connector for Microsoft SharePoint (Microsoft SharePoint Connector) is available as a  add-in. 
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You can integrate
Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
 with Microsoft SharePoint. The
Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
 Connector for Microsoft SharePoint (Microsoft SharePoint Connector) is available as a 
Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
 add-in. 
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CA PPM SharePoint Connector Benefits
  • Share 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     project data and use Microsoft SharePoint as a front end for easy access.
  • View real-time project information from 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     in Microsoft SharePoint with drill-down capabilities to view more detailed information.
  • View 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     project information in Microsoft SharePoint and collaborate without being a 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     user.
  • Publish 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     project information as Microsoft SharePoint project home pages.
CA PPM SharePoint Connector Components
The Microsoft SharePoint Connector includes the following components:
  • CA Clarity PPM Project Site
    : Customized Microsoft SharePoint site templates for 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
    .
  • Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     List Web Parts
    : Configure 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     List Web Parts to display lists of subobjects for 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     projects or the results of Studio queries. Web Parts can also display custom object instance when the related custom object is created based on the Investment as Master Object, like the team, task, or baseline.
  • Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     Chart Web Parts
    : Configure 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     Chart Web Parts to display charts that are based on 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     project sub-objects or Studio queries.
Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
 Web Parts
is the collective term for customized web parts that are included with the add-in. The project data that you display in web parts is read-only, and cannot be edited. However, you can change project information in 
Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
 and use the web parts synchronization features to update the information in Microsoft SharePoint.
: SharePoint Web Parts other than the 
Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
 List Web Part and the 
Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
 Chart Web Part are referred to as non-
Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
 Web Parts.
CA PPM SharePoint Connector Release Notes
Use the following Microsoft SharePoint Connector Release Notes to help your organization plan to use this add-in.
New Features in Connector 3.0
  • The user interface has a better look-and-feel.
  • This release supports the 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
    -supported languages.
  • This release provides the following two minor usability and user interface behavior improvements:
    • When you select Create View in the Gantt and view the list web part, the Gantt view appears.
    • Synchronize with Clarity
       is changed to 
      Sync with CA PPM
       and no longer appears in the same toolbar.
CA PPM SharePoint Connector Installation Requirements
You can download this optional add-in from the CA Support Download Center. This add-in is not included on any product media.
  • Before you can install the connector, you must have a certified version of 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
    . See the Release Notes for the supported SharePoint software and connector versions for your release of CA PPM.
  • SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 web parts are incompatible. Upgrades from prior versions of 
    Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
     Connector for Microsoft SharePoint (such as v1.x and v2.x) to v3.0 are not supported.
CA PPM SharePoint Connector Known Issues
MSSP-281
On the Site Collection Features page, the labels for 
Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
 features appear in English on all non-English versions of the operating system.
For more information about known issues, see the CA Support Knowledge Base.