We are introducing Types in Tasks to allow customers to cross reference tasks across task lists. This gives project leaders a different perspective on their projects. Going beyond that, if you are using types with time estimates, you can have a view of your tasks listed by type with a sum of the time estimates for each type.
For examples of how to use Types read the following article in our FAQ
You are probably using Timelog to enter records for the time spent on your assigned tasks. What was missing until now was the ability to plan ahead by estimating the time for each task. If your times estimates are accurate, setting milestones for your project will also be more accurate. The other benefit is that if the hours spent are billable, then time estimates will help you determine the right pricing.
Read more about Time estimates in the FAQ
We've always supported due dates and milestones in Project. But for most users especially project members, a calendar-like graphic user interface allows you to better track your due dates. The Schedule as we call it will appear in your Overview if you have upcoming due dates on tasks or milestones.