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IT Projects management


IT department should perform strategically important projects which are intended for improving company's IT infrastructure and should be under the technological management of IT department senior specialists and under supervision of company business mangers. Usually such projects are performed by team of IT specialists of different professions. The proper software can facilitate management of IT projects.

IT Projects planning

One of the first things that should be done on the initial stage of any project is making of work break-down structure. This means that project should be divided into smaller tasks. VIP Task Manager is the groupware which allows personnel, project, time and cost management.
VIP Task Manager provides IT project planners with convenient Task Tree mode which allows creating tasks within task groups (projects and stages), setting timelines of the tasks, setting order of the tasks and assigning them to executers. Each IT specialist will be instantly notified (by automatic in-system message or e-mail) about jobs he/she has been assigned to do. Tasks within VIP Task Manager have a "watch list" - the list of supervisors which do not concern task directly, but should be aware about its performance.

IT Projects tracking

IT team coordinators and supervisors need to be aware about state of each task. Tracking tasks execution is a key activity of project management. VIP Task Manager is IT team work tracking groupware that can keep all users and supervisors informed about project performance. Each task within VIP Task Manager has a number of attributes which define the state of IT task workflow. Two most important of them are "Status" and "Complete" (percent of completeness). During doing a task an executor can report about progress by changing these attributes, the IT managers and supervisors will be instantly informed by notifications about any important changes within the tasks. Owing to flexible system of notifications you can choose who and in what case will receive the messages. The users can create and combine within one database any number of statuses and workflows (set of statuses) according to IT and certain business specifics.

IT Projects reporting
Reporting of the tasks, project stages and steps of work processes are an important part of the IT project management. With a help of VIP Task Manager team coordinators can control IT processes, know actual durations of each IT task, control workloads and time, know when tasks were started, completed and modified, control costs and issues. VIP Task Manager provides users with possibility to report and analyze team performance. Managers can make printable reports periodically to assess the progress of IT projects and team productivity. Reports can be exported into format of MS Excel to be stored on managers' hard-drives and into HTML to be posted on corporate web-site. Another convenient method to analyze the work productivity is using of printable charts.  

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