Re: Project estimating and tracking

Subject: Re: Project estimating and tracking
From: Beth Jankowski <bjj -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 1996 16:59:15 GMT

Solutions offers a course on manageing documentation projects taught
by Mary Deaton (of KNOWware). As part of it, Mary provides a program
for scheduling and estimating projects. You may want to contact her
directly and ask her for a rundown on how it works and what it does.

You can reach Mary at: marymd -at- halcyon -dot- com

Beth Jankowski
bjj -at- ix -dot- netcom -dot- com

Tim Altom <taltom -at- iquest -dot- net> wrote:

>Does anybody know of any software that's specifically for estimating and
>tracking costs for doc projects? I know that many packages can be made to
>work, but I want something that's turnkey, right out of the box. I've tried
>using Microsoft Project to both estimate and then do project management, but
>that doesn't work out very well. The two functions, while similar in
>process, use different paths, different assumptions and different numbers.

>Joann Hackos' group used to have a package that ran in Excel. I haven't
>touched base with that, but I'd actually prefer a standalone, if I can find
>one. Please reply to me personally, or to the list.

>Thanks

>Tim Altom
>Vice President
>Simply Written, Inc.
>317.899.5882 (voice)
>317.899.5987 (fax)
>http://www.iquest.net/simply/simplywritten


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