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ConceptDraw PLAN

What is ConceptDraw PLAN?

Open, view and analyze ConceptDraw PROJECT files (.cdpz) in your browser with ConceptDraw PLAN cloud-based collaboration solution. ConceptDraw PLAN is an online tool for collaboration on project files created in ConceptDraw PROJECT desktop software. It helps to organize effectively the collaboration of the project team on multiple projects from almost anywhere on almost any device.

ConceptDraw PLAN is designed to support a project manager and project team in developing a plan, managing project resources, following and analyzing project progress. It helps a project manager to watch online how multiple projects are going. Resource managers can use ConceptDraw PLAN to organize effective collaboration within a remote team. Using ConceptDraw PLAN enables investors and stakeholders always be in the loop of the current project status.

  • Upload/Download ConceptDraw PROJECT files;
  • Create a shared Workspace Resource Pool;
  • Assign shared resources on your project tasks;
  • Analyze the usage of the same resources in the different projects;
  • Identify resource overload and underload;
  • Change Start/Finish dates of your project tasks to use resources effectively;
  • Invite project users and give them access to your projects;
  • View Gantt charts of your projects with popular Internet browsers;
  • Change the tasks completion value and enable others to do this;
  • View a list of tasks of one or more projects in scheduler mode;
  • View properties of the project, project calendars, and resources.

How to Invite a New User to Your Workspace

Communication is key for successful project. ConceptDraw PLAN allows you to seamlessly connect everyone involved in your activity to keep your team working at the same page. You can invite users to your workspace. You can assign them roles in your projects if needed, or let them to be "unassigned". Each person you invited to workspace you administrate is considered as a user within your ConceptDraw PLAN license, regardless of his own. Users you invite will also be able to download new projects into your workspace.

  1. Open ConceptDraw PLAN. The Projects page will be opened by default.
  2. Select a workspace and click the USERS item in the drop-down menu.
  3. Enter email (1), user name (2) and press the "Add User" button (3).
  4. Set the user’s role in the project (4). When you invite a user to a role of Resource Manager, you should select one or more resources from the list (5).
  5. The user will get an email notification, when he has been assigned the role.

How to Upload a Project to ConceptDraw PLAN Storage

Start using ConceptDraw PLAN from uploading to the repository at least one project file. Administrators can download up to 100 projects into the workspace. In addition, User invited by Administrator or another User, regardless of the project and his role, can upload his own projects to the workspaces in which he was invited. By default, User is the Project Manager. in projects that he uploaded to a workspace.

  1. Open ConceptDraw PLAN. The Projects page will be opened by default..
  2. Select the particular workspace.
  3. Press the UPLOAD PROJECT button. Then, browse your computer to select ConceptDraw PROJECT file/files (CDPZ). Or select ConceptDraw PROJECT (CDPZ) multiple files then drag and drop them.
  4. The uploaded project will be displayed at the top of the list of workspace’s projects.

How to Download Project from ConceptDraw PLAN Storage

ConceptDraw PLAN gives you the great opportunity use together the ConceptDraw PROJECT files uploaded to cloud storage of ConceptDraw PLAN. It allows you to track at once the processes of multiple projects. Using ConceptDraw Project and ConceptDraw Plan together allows improving development, realization, management and cooperation on projects of any type and scale. Applying the combination of offline and online project management tools allows you to achieve the main goals of projects in time and with minimal efforts.

You can upload up to 100 different ConceptDraw PROJECT files to ConceptDraw PLAN cloud storage. Collaborate your project online with stakeholders and project team. Administrator of the current workspace and the Project manager are eligible to download the particular project along with the latest changes made online. The project will be saved as ConceptDraw PROJECT file.

  1. Run ConceptDraw PLAN. The Projects page will be opened by default.
  2. Select the particular workspace.
  3. Select the project you want to download and click the More Options icon more-options.
  4. Press the EXPORT PROJECT button.

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  6. The project will be downloaded in ConceptDraw PROJECT (CDPZ) format.
  7. Find out it in the folder you use to download files from Internet.