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OpenProj

Project Management Software

http://www.serena.com/products/openproj/index.html
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  • Supported OS: Windows, Mac, Unix, Linux

Description

Summary

OpenProj is an open source project management application that serves over one million users. Microsoft Project is the only other project management application with more users. Many users are selecting this solution over Microsoft Project because it is free and operates on multiple platforms. Network World recognized the application as the Reader’s Choice Open Source Project Management tool in 2009.

Customers have access to nearly every tool that Microsoft Project offers. Gantt charts and PERT charts assist with scheduling and comparing actual budgets and schedules to planned budgets and schedules. This helps managers better allocate future resources. Earned value analysis is also available for consumer use. Existing files may be easily imported from Microsoft Project to OpenProj. This will save companies time and money by switching to a less expensive alternative. In fact, companies will save approximately $1000 by switching from Microsoft Project to OpenProj.

Technology

OpenProj operates on multiple platforms including Windows, Mac, Linux and Unix. Within minutes, users will have access to the software and all the functionality that Microsoft Project offers its customers.

Who is OpenProj Designed For?

Any company may benefit from the use of OpenProj. Customers from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses have used the software to improve business processes and efficiency. Examples of companies that have used the product include: AT&T, Tyson, ADP, Nokia, UBS, Lockheed Martin, Thomson Reuters, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Virgin, GE Medical and Panasonic. Each company has benefitted from this free open source software and over 100 more have used the software as well.

Features

The three main features of OpenProj are Gantt charts, PERT charts and earned value analysis. Each of these tools help managers allocate time, resources and budget expenses. Project management tools are designed to help team members effectively manage time and budget resources. OpenProj facilitates this process by keeping team members abreast of the project’s progression.

Sharing with team members is easy with OpenProj. Managers may also share with team members operating Microsoft Project applications. This is made possible through importing tools. Team members that are reluctant to switch from Microsoft Project will still be able to view the team’s schedule and monitor the project’s progress.

Price

The open source software, OpenProj, is provided free of charge to companies of all sizes. Consumers may download the application as many times as needed for all team members throughout their enterprise. No restrictions exist with OpenProj.

Screens

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Complete task scheduling and workflow management

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Complete project management functionality, including GANTT charts and PERT charts