Project Management Software

Project management software has the capacity to help plan, organize, and manage resource tools and develop resource estimates. Depending on the sophistication of the software, it can manage estimation and planning, scheduling, cost control and budget management, resource allocation, collaboration software, communication, decision-making, quality management and documentation or administration systems.

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Wondering what other folks using to manage multiple projects.  Software or app, etc.
I want to find a mechanism to manage multiple projects on the high level.  Then dig into the individual project tasks and so on.  
Anyone can share?
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One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

I am using portecle to generate a java store cert for JIRA. I created the keystore, create the key pair, generated the CSR, processed the CSR using third party CA. I then imported the root cert into Portecle. When I import the CA response I get "could not establish trust for the CA reply. The import cannot proceed.
Why is this happening as everything appears correct.
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hi guys,

I'm currently managing an IT Operations team. I've been asked by our new head to come up with a way for me/us to measure in some shape or form their progress on a weekly basis.

We use Zendesk for our ticketing system which is very comprehensive. He wants us to find a way of knowing, how many particular jobs were started, closed, including things such as 'what got in the way?'. Along with that, he wants to know a way of measuring project progress in a similar way.

Do you guys have any measuring methods that you use at your work places? Or advised others on how to better do something similar?

Thanks for helping
Yashy
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Hello,

I want some help to create a pre commit hook to Restrict Subversion commits if the Jira Issue key is Not in.
I am very new to SVN and don't have any experience in scripting also.
SVN is installed on Windows serve 2016.
Any help would be highly appreciated.

I have found the below link.But its for Linux and not sure how to change it to windows.
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10499098/restricting-subversion-commits-if-the-jira-issue-key-is-not-in-the-commit-messag
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Hi
Could anyone give me info on Jira insights asset management. I am interested to find out where Jira server should be located. I have multiple disconnected sites so I am unclear how the client connects back to the server and if I need to deploy beacon type servers to each site thanks
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I have been tasked to give a proposal for the subject matter.

Essentially, it is a project to set policy and procedure to document any change to IT infrastructure managed and to align business processes and objectives with changes for IT infrastructure.

Thanks for your help in advance.
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Ms project // How can I configure the rate as days instead of hours (see screenshot)
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Hi,

I have been working as a Product Manager for a number of years now, and i've tried and use all of the below:

- Trello (probably the most user-friendly of them all, it is not essentially project management software for a software company)
- Jira (i find this clunky)
- Asana (Same as Trello but not as user friendly

My typical weekly tasks, with a team of 8:

- Report bugs: these are added to the Development team's 'weekly sprint list' in Trello, or added to an Urgent list if urgent
- New Feature: these are planned and added to the Development team's 'weekly sprint list' in Trello
- Ad Hoc Tasks: some of our sales teams will request various product requests that we need our Development team to look into, however we don't really add these to Trello, we discuss them... as they don't require development just yet.

So, as you can see we plan weekly sprints, but the 'Ad Hoc Tasks' can linger on there is no really process for the developers to work on, as they could be 2 months of discussions before anything happens so they don't fall into the weekly sprink tasks

QUESTIONS

01 - what Project Management software would you recommend based on the above

02 - how would you recommend approaching and managing the Ad Hoc Tasks

Thank you in advance for your help.
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Hi,

I have a JIRA instance that experienced problems recently and required a reinstall. Everything seems to be ok but jpeg images that were previously uploaded to projects are no longer showing. This is because images were previously on a different drive to JIRA installation. Now that I am on version 7 of JIRA I cannot change this location or it is not recommended. Is there any impact to simply copying the images to the new JIRA location in c:\porgram files? thanks
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Hi

Sometimes when receiving an important mail, that might be relevant to a planner Project, it would be Nice to be able to add informaion directly to planner or make a New planner case.

Also a planner desktop app With Notifications would be awesome. Is there a desktop app for Microsoft Planner? Please share the link
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The new generation of project management tools
The new generation of project management tools

With monday.com’s project management tool, you can see what everyone on your team is working in a single glance. Its intuitive dashboards are customizable, so you can create systems that work for you.

I have a very big production server in a VM with lots of web pages and SQL database code.

I have 3 options:

1) DEV server with VisualSVN and Jira for bug tracking
PROD server

When code is tested on DEV, it is deployed to PROD.  


2) PROD / DEV server is the same machine with VisualSVN and Jira for bug tracking
When code is tested on DEV, it is deployed to PROD.

3) DEV server with VisualSVN
PROD server
JIRA server (hosted version for bug tracking)

When code is tested on DEV, it is deployed to PROD.  

-> Which option would you choose and why?

-> How do you track bugs and how do developers communicate in joint projects / code?
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I have a very big production server in a VM with lots of web pages and SQL database code.

I want to set up VisualSVN so developers can work on the web and database code.

I have 2 options:
1) copy the production VM with all code, name this DEV-VM, and set up SVN on DEV VM
2) setup SVN on production VM so I don't have duplicate VMs that take up A LOT of space

Which option would you choose and why?
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My boss has asked me to create an annual calendar for processes, training, and presentations. I'm in IT/Applications. I'm at a loss as to the best tool to use to accomplish this task.

Advice?
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How do I add developers to the bug assignments list in tfs 2015?

My tester is adding bugs to a project and is complaining that there are no developers in the drop-down list of developers to assign the bug to... I'm not familiar with using TFS as a testing platform; is there a TFS role the developer need to be in?
I guess the base question is: What feeds the bug assignments drop-down list?

Thanks
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Please advise.
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JIRA: Removing old sprints from migrated ticket to resolve a velocity chart issue
Ran into an interesting problem in JIRA that I managed to solve this morning. Figured it might help out others, so here goes!

It turns out that if you had a ticket that was part of a Sprint in one Project, but then either move it to another project or clone it, it'll still retain a history of the prior closed sprints it was in. At first, that doesn't seem like a big deal, but it means that the Project it's now part of will have messed up Velocity Charts, because it'll start including the Sprints from the other Project. And there's no obvious way to remove the old Sprints from the ticket (editing the ticket only lets you change the current Sprint assignment, not clear out prior ones.) No good!

Fortunately, the Bulk Edit feature provides a workaround and will let you clear out the old Sprint associations, which will then fix the Velocity Charts. And here's how to do it:
  1. Run a search that'll return the ticket you need to remove the sprints from.
  2. Choose the "Bulk Change" option from the "three-dot menu" in the upper right.
  3. Check only the ticket you want to change. Hit Next button.
  4. Choose "Edit Issues". Hit Next button.
  5. Check the "Change Sprint" option. Leave it blank. Hit Next button.
  6. Review the Confirmation screen. Hit Confirm button.
  7. Hit Acknowledge button when the progress meter is done.

For reference:
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by:Brian Matis
One word of caution: be careful when doing this! Bulk Change is quite powerful and if you're not watching out, you could accidentally change a lot more than what you really want to. I imagine this is why Bulk Change has so many steps to it... Sometimes I'm glad when a task is a bit difficult and cumbersome to do :-)
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The following message appears when I try to save the project: "The project has been updated in another session and available data can not be more valid. Update a page to see the most current project data."
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Dears,

I am about to embark in the management of my company using JIRA tools.
I have been using trello, Smartsheets,Axosoft , Todoist.Assembla and toodledo.
So I do have some experience with Agile/Kanban.
I have set up JIRA yet I am faced with some "organizational dilemma".
My setup is as follows :
we are 4Developers.
2 fully dedicated to developing
1-Developing + managing the company (tasks/prioirities)
1 Developing + help desk

We are now managing around 30 Customers and we also have our own project (a New software to be launched in 2019)
I got JIRA software + confluence +Service Desk +Tempo Planner.
My question is how to configure JIRA.
1-Do I create a project per customer ? and if yes how to aggregate them later on ?
2-How to link the Service Desk to my project (s) - If I allow 1 customer to post on JIRA Desk shouldn't that ticket be also showing in the project

As you see my problems are related to "business" configuration. And I am expecting to need some help with this.
Where can I get that help ? Coz reading the JIRA help won't be enough. It helps me understand how the tool work , but not what is the best way to configure it !
Thanks
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Hello

I'm reading a lot about devops and the new culture behind it.

I m yet puzzled at few issues that I would appreciate some experienced in that field to help me out with.

1-most of the posts and documents I am reading are for a big part emphasizing on testing and how to conduct all types of testings. Is that correct? I mean is really testing the cornerstone of the devops?
2-In my company we are using a web development platform called alphaanywhere and planning to also use instantdeveloper who both are RAD tools.
All the tools that are being advocated by for devops seem to me to work ONLY under Java python rubis and the likes..
I hear a lot of Jenkins / bamboo / git / chef / puppet...
It seems to me that all those tools do not work under the platforms I am using. (Alphaanywhere and instantdeveloper).
I'm a right? If yes then Devops can not be applied in my company? It doesn't make sense to me.
I'm certainly missing something... Please help me understand...

Thanks
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Hi Experts

Does any one know a good and inexpensive program for project management, where I can:

- specify milestones  by project.
- for each milestone, specify tasks.
- for each task, specify hours, % completed, cost, assigned to, add Rich Text notes and attachments.

- combine tasks that I will do this week from multiple projects (Color coded), with running totals of time and cost.


 - for each project, milestone see a summary

Thank you
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A quantity surveyor recieves a .mpp file from the architect.

QS is on Project 2016
Architect is on 2013

The file opens but the dates are completely wrong.

Calendar options and date formats look to be set the same on both systems.

Attached files show how it should look, and how it looks on QS PC.

If QS saves the project and sends it back, the wrong dates now show if the architect opens it.

What could the problem be?

Thanks
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We are looking for a good project scheduling program that is similar to the attached image below. We have a Manager that wants it a certain way and does not like Microsoft Project or other ones we have tried.

Does anyone that any good suggestions for a Scheduling Program or one that is like the one below?

Proj Example
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Dear Team,

Do you know any free online workflow tools (like visio) to define process management.

kindly advice ... please
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I am rewriting a MS project audit program for MS project 2016.  I have to have both projects with the same custom view.  I use
    OrganizerMoveItem Type:=0, FileName:=pName, ToFileName:=mName, Name:="Audit1"
        ViewApply Name:="&Audit1"
where the first project is made available the custom view.  If I stop it there and look at the project, it has the view.  I repeat the process for the second project and it has the audit1 view, but the first project reverts back to the view it had upon opening.

How can I get both projects to have the same view?
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Hi,

Tried finding a link for MS Project 2016 trial but could not get. I teach MS Project, but my students find it difficult to learn it because they cannot purchase it. I purchased MS Project 2007 earlier to teach, but that is old now.

Is there any way I can purchase a cheap student edition type version for myself, and can somehow give some link to my students (who change every year) for learning MS Project but economically?

- San
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Project Management Software

Project management software has the capacity to help plan, organize, and manage resource tools and develop resource estimates. Depending on the sophistication of the software, it can manage estimation and planning, scheduling, cost control and budget management, resource allocation, collaboration software, communication, decision-making, quality management and documentation or administration systems.

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