Tom's Planner vs MS Project

Sunday, 04 March, 2012

We stumbled upon this video last week by accident. It's about a conversation Chris Koelsch overheard his project managers having on the merits of Tom's Planner versus MS Project.

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New Plugin: Collapse/Expand All Groups At Once

Tuesday, 28 February, 2012

If you work with large schedules and you want to be able to collapse or expand all groups at once, this is the plugin for you. It allows you to get a quick overview of your project.

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Improved Feature: Sharp PDF Output

Tuesday, 28 February, 2012

It is now possible to get an amazingly sharp image of your schedule when exporting & printing to PDF. We have made a great step forward with this improved feature! Uptill now we always recommended exporting to an image (.png) if you wanted the sharpest output, but that is no longer the case. Exporting or printing to PDF will give you a great result!

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The Art of Good Project Closure by Peter Taylor

Thursday, 23 February, 2012

The value of lessons learned: the art of a good project closure

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Visualize Your Progress

Tuesday, 21 February, 2012

Tracking Progress is high on our To Do list. We are planning to implement this as a special column or maybe as a plug-in.

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Tips and Tricks: Adjust Month Settings

Wednesday, 15 February, 2012

If you have set your project settings to a month, you will probably have noticed the month width is quite broad. If you want to schedule more than a year, it is possible you don't need al that space and might actually prefer a more narrow width.

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The Campaign for Real Project Sponsors by Peter Taylor

Tuesday, 14 February, 2012

We all know that critical to any projects success is having a good project manager but after that then it is pretty important to have a good project sponsor; but, like the saying goes, ‘you can pick your friends but you can’t pick your relatives’ and the same is true of project sponsors.

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Project Management and the Alien Encounter by Peter Taylor

Tuesday, 07 February, 2012

I suspect that you will all know this story: Six blind men were asked to determine what an elephant looked like by feeling different parts of the elephant's body.

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New Special Column: Auto-Numbering

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012

We have added a new special column to the tool: auto-numbering. With this column each row in your project schedule will be numbered. It can be very handy to use as a reference when discussing the schedule with your team or client.

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New Special Column: Traffic Lights

Friday, 27 January, 2012

We have a new Special Column: Traffic Lights. Add them to your schedule if you want to indicate the status of a task or group.

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