Re: Freeware Time Planning Tool?

Subject: Re: Freeware Time Planning Tool?
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Chantel Brathwaite <brathwaitec -at- castupgrade -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 12:45:47 -0700

The big caveat here is that most project planning tools are a pain in the
you-know-what to use as time tracking/timesheet tools.

OTOH, time tracking/timesheet tools usually don't have any provision to
allow you to predict your hours in advance.

Gene



On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 11:30 AM, Chantel Brathwaite <
brathwaitec -at- castupgrade -dot- com> wrote:

> I've used this tool (Openproj) in the past and am currently using it to
> track a non-work project that I'm working on. It works fairly well, but
> takes a bit of tweaking (not everything is always intuitive). But, then
> again, I haven't used project beyond basic planning, so if I had a more
> extensive background, it might feel more intuitive. I know that you can
> also import it into MS Project if you need to do that down the road, but
> when I've tried to do that in the past, the dates weren't retained.
> However, I didn't spend a lot of time with the conversion, so it is
> possible that there was a conflict between OpenProj settings and MS Project
> settings.
>
> That being said, I'd highly recommend that you put this on your short list
> for evaluation. If you can get it to work, it sounds like it would meet
> your needs quite nicely. It also generates some nice charts that can be
> used for various purposes.
>
>
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Freeware Time Planning Tool?: From: Nancy Allison
Re: Freeware Time Planning Tool?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Freeware Time Planning Tool?: From: Chantel Brathwaite

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