Project Management Software. CPM, schedule, labor, and materials. Schedule and Cost Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). Gantt charts include varying summary level. Labor use vs available task color coded histogram. Earned value (BCWS, BCWP, ACWP).
Version: 2.1Powerful but easy to learn and easy to use Project Management Software. Uses Critical Path Method (CPM). Uses both Schedule and Cost Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
License: Free $25.00
Operating System: Windows
Online and printed Gantt charts include detail, WBS Summary and varying summary level within a chart. Optional Gantt features include start / end dates, task links, critical end, progress, activity selection and sorting. Color coding of summary versus detail activities.
Variable display scaling in all ways. Task group cloning (better than templates) both from within a project and from other projects. Network diagrams and other schedule reports.
Resource version: Labor use vs availability histogram, color coded by task. Resource data is used to produce Earned Value reports - Budgeted Cost for Work Scheduled (BCWS), Budgeted Cost for Work Performed (BCWP), and Actual Cost for Work Performed (ACWP).
Export and import of data from Excel compatible files. Variety of intuitive data entry dialogs are integrated with the on screen displays.
Also includes graphical data editing on a Gantt chart.
This software is very intuitive and easy to use. Extensive Web help file (See http://easepms.com / Help / HelpMain.htm) includes a 'Getting Started tutorial.
This software benefits from the author's 20 years of experience in Air Force project management, commercial consulting, and his development of a previous project management system, database applications, and the Graham Business Process Improvement system (see worksimp.com). Free 25 task version. 100 tasks $25. 500 tasks $50 1000 tasks $100. 2000 tasks $150. 2000 tasks and resource tracking $200.
1000 and 2000 task versions include task notes and links to web page or other file.
Version 2.1: Task notes and links to Web or other file, Web based help, refined data entry,
Version 1.0: New Release - Project Management System using Schedule and Cost WBS, schedule, labor and resouce tracking.