Changes between Version 60 and Version 61 of ProjectManagementIdeas


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Timestamp:
May 8, 2009 2:47:13 PM (5 years ago)
Author:
ChrisNelson
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Notes about calendar

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    225225The black bars extending from the bottom of circuit board and packaging design indicate how much those tasks can slip without affecting deliverable. 
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     227'''Should talk about lag here''' 
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    227229== Resource Utilization == 
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    276278  For years project management software was about charts, graphs, and stats. And you know what? It didn’t work. Pictures and numbers don’t get projects done. Basecamp tackles project management from an entirely different angle: A focus on communication and collaboration. Basecamp brings people together. 
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    278 But it is also commercial (which doesn't really help the Trac community).  The description above makes it sound like we shouldn't expect a Gantt chart in Basecamp. ;-)  I don't see automatic scheduling.  They have a nice feature where you can subscribe to milestone updates via !iCalendar. 
     280But it is also commercial (which doesn't really help the Trac community).  The description above makes it sound like we shouldn't expect a Gantt chart in Basecamp. ;-)  I don't see automatic scheduling.  They have a nice feature where you can subscribe to milestone updates via iCalendar. 
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    280282Also: 
     
    346348== IProjectCalendar == 
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     350The essential feature of a project calendar is that it knows when work is not done (weekends and holidays) so that task duration can account for that down time. 
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     352A slightly more sophisticated implementation would track individual resource availability so that the schedule can account for vacations and such. 
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    348354== IProjectSchedule == 
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