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Criteria for choosing office calendar system



 
 

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In calendar scheduling software systems tasks can be displayed at daily view, weekly view, monthly view and arranged by resources that make it possible to use that solution both at various stages of the project, and at various levels of management.

  • Company Management: definition and the control of the integrated project parameters (money, terms, etc.)
  • Project Manager: planning project task breakdown, optimizing of capacity usage, controlling and managing the project progress
  • Supply Services: the analysis of requirement for material resources, formation of purchase schedules, planning deliveries of materials
  • Financial Services: the decision of the project financing, the cost control, payroll job etc.
  • Performers and Contractors: input or output of actual data under the project on due standards

Certainly, in specific organizations the management levels, and the functions solved at these levels can essentially vary. In scheduling shareware for each involved resource it is possible to assign a set of roles and permissions that allows to build and share tasks in group schedules of the project accordingly to increasing quality of management. Groupware keeps the business always connected to crucial meetings, appointments, and events. Sharing task in group calendar with employees, customers, and remote performers, a teamwork package will provide you with one of the most featured and reliable office calendar systems without time wastes and excess money losses.

Calendar scheduling software enables to create calendar plans and project templates, to track project checkpoints, and to build project structure. Calendar schedule software allows to tie together project by terms and priorities. VIP Task Manager is a program that has construction tools for planning tasks and building reports. Among other office calendar systems this shareware has capacities for effective resource planning and performance management for projects in a multitasking mode.

Making choice among task management systems the following features and functions of VIP Task Manager should be considered:

1 . Tools for describing tasks of the project, communications between tasks and their time characteristics

  • supporting calendar .
  • restricting access to tasks of the project (permissions to tasks and roles that define task accessibility to resources). In permission panel you can restrict access of a resource to company database and decide weather a task (or task group) is to be viewed, edited or deleted by a resource.
  • appointing time characteristics to tasks (task duration and due dates; start and finish dates; define duration of whole project; the time units (days, hours or minutes); task recurrence; reminders; customization of time parameters). When creating a task in VIP Task Manager, you can set due date, start and finish dates, estimated and actual time, and other. Applying custom field mechanism, you can create, for example, a task field that calculates time needed for task accomplishment.
Criteria for choosing office calendar system

2. Tools for employee resource management

  • information on resources (a maximum quantity of resources on the project; possibility to describe resources details; possibility to divide employee by department in that software ; individual task calendar view of a resource)
  • assigning resources to tasks (maximum quantity of resources to be assigned to task; sharing tasks; emailing task; sending notification to all assigned performers and supervisor)

3. Tools for controlling project performance

  • tools for tracking current task status of the project (fixing project schedule; checking actual indicators; checking project progress bar)
  • controlling actual usage of resources (budgeting resource and estimating cost; actual resource costs)
  • tools for cost analysis (cost required for project accomplishment; analysis of completed tasks, etc.)

4. Convenient graphic tools

  • building chats and diagrams for task tracking (displaying task progress using bar chart, area chart, line chart, column chart)

5. Additional features

  • sorting and grouping tasks (by task group, date, ID, resource, etc.)
  • printing capabilities
  • Capabilities for data exchange (client/server model, standards SQL and ODBC)
  • Work in network
  • Work with multiple projects (project portfolio)

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