New Feature: Tool Tips for Periods

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012

To help you plan your schedule better, we have created a tool tip that shows you dates and duration when changing the length of periods. This feature will make planning a project even more time efficient. The tool tip will automatically appear when you move a period or when you change the length.

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New Feature: Easy Zoom In & Out

Thursday, 24 May, 2012

We have added a much requested new feature to Tom's Planner! From now on you can very easily zoom in and out in your schedule. You can switch between any zoom level you like by clicking on the zoom option in the toolbar.

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New Feature: Team Members Can Print

Monday, 02 April, 2012

From now on, if you have an Unlimited Account, collaborators on your projects can print. If you have a Professional Account and want your team members to be able to print out schedules, you need to upgrade.

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Productive Laziness & The Art of Having Fun

Tuesday, 27 March, 2012

Taking it all a little less seriously can be good for your project health. ‘I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by’ Douglas Adams (Author of ‘The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’) You have to laugh; well I think you have to laugh.

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New Export & Import Options

Thursday, 15 March, 2012

We have expanded the Import and Export options in Tom's Planner. It is important for us that you have the flexibility to export a Tom's Planner Schedule when necessary and import files from other applications to help you be more time efficient.

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Green Bean PM by Peter Taylor

Wednesday, 07 March, 2012

How should new project managers learn from the ‘Old beans’ When my kids were young they loved to play one particular game at the annual birthday parties. This game involved ‘Beans’ – all of the kids standing ready and waiting for instructions and then the cry would go up of ‘Beans’ and the game would begin.

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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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