RE: MS Project alternatives?

Subject: RE: MS Project alternatives?
From: Catherine Saxby <CatherineS -at- nti -dot- ca>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 13:52:38 -0700

I use Microsoft's Team Manager to keep all on top of who in my department is
doing what and what they are doing. Updates are sent through Outlook and all
updates that I accept are then transferred to Team Manager. It can work
with Project, but I use it as a stand alone. I love it.

Catherine Saxby
Publications Manager
NTI Newspaper Technologies Inc.
mailto:CatherineS -at- nti -dot- ca


-----Original Message-----
From: Harry Bacheler [mailto:hbacheler -at- geo -dot- census -dot- gov]
Sent: 12/17/ 1999 12:14 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: RE: MS Project alternatives?


To all

There are several 'shareware' project manager programs available.

You can pick several, review them for your needs, and then 'pay' for the one
you want to use.

you can go to PC Mag/ZDNet and search their extensive storehouse of
software.

I have to use MS Project here, but have reviewed several for my own
edification.

Harry Bacheler
Consultant
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Mary
> Reinhardt
> Sent: Friday, 17 December, 1999 1:50 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Cc: TECHWR-L
> Subject: MS Project alternatives?
>
>
> Regarding the frustrations with Microsoft Project, which I have
experienced
> myself, has anyone found a good alternative?
>
> (For those unfamiliar with Project, it's a project planning tool with
which you
> can create gantt charts and see other views of your schedule,
> milestones, task assignments, and other related data.)
>
> Mary Reinhardt
>
> "Giordano, Connie" wrote:
>
> > Kevin,
> >
> > And MS Project is one of the most universally despised pieces of
> > commercially software available. Why? Because it's not intuitive, it
> > doesn't do what you expect it to do, and the user's manual
> doesn't explain
> > it very well. I've never yet met a project manager who
> willingly or gladly
> > uses it.
>


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