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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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I am building a field support team and I need an asset management package that is capable of interfacing with Microsoft Project, any suggestions
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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.

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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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we are planning on hosting our own Jira Service Desk and i would like to know if it's possible to integrate asterisk pbx on jira service desk?
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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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I am losing data after a baselining.  A week ago I baselined two projects.  Today, I am seeing that the Baseline Set Date (from the Project Ribbon, Set Baseline) is now reading as if I never baselined, and all tasks in the project are reading 0 days duration in the Baseline Duration field.  The Baseline Start, Baseline Finish and Baseline Work Fields are all behaving as they should.

Any ideas?  I have already checked the usual offenders and am using the correct earned value method.
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I am looking for a way to create or pull a report from MS Project that will show projected cost by quarter.

I have attached costs to my project but none of the reports that I can find will show me the cost by quarter. Help is very much appreciated.
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Hello

I'm about to hand over an infrastructure of few VMs with 2 AD 1SQL 1 exchange etc... with a backup procedure and replication

Any template I could use to start with ? I have never done this before and quite confused on how to make it in a professional way.

An tool ?
Thx
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Hi,

Can you please suggest the best enterprise compliance management software.

Regards,
Naresh
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Hi,

Can you please suggest the best Project/task mgmt system.
We are evaluating it for our new project.

Regards,
Naresh
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Hi,

Can you please suggest the best and cost effective IT Automation tool against comparative of  Ansible.
We are evaluating it for our new project.

Regards,
Naresh
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Hi,

Can you please suggest the best and cost effective Budget Planning tool against  comparative of  Anaplan
We are evaluating it for our new project.

Regards,
Naresh
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Hello Everyone,
I am using Microsoft Project 2010.  I would like to create a report showing the cost of my project per month.  When I go to Project, Reports, Costs, Cash Flow, and generate the report, it seems to be exactly what I want but the report is empty!  There are no values in the table cells.  I have the report filtered for summary tasks if that makes a difference.

I can go to Task Usage view and select Cost in the Details group of the Format tab.  That shows the values I want but there is no easy way to export the data.  Also, it's difficult to get the time scale to show monthly in the columns.

I have tried Visual Reports and was able to get them to work after installing and older version of Excel, which is complete nonsense.  However, I can't seem to get what I want.  I can only create a useless pivot chart bar graph showing costs per quarter on one axis and cumulative cost on another axis.  I tried to use the source data to create my own pivot table to get what I want but the source data is not even in the workbook.  It's linked to some strange external data cube, whatever that is.  

At this point I'm out of ideas.  I can't believe it's this hard.  Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks,
Kyle
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Hi All,

I want to sync field between sharepoint and jira cloud. Anyone knows how to do this? any add-on or plugins available on the market?

Thanks,
Jennifer.
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I don't seem to able to edit the formats.
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Please advise
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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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