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How to Plan and Allocate Resources in Your Project with ConceptDraw PROJECT for Windows

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How to Plan and Allocate Resources in Your Project with ConceptDraw PROJECT for Windows

Effective resource management is a key factor in the successful project implementation. The common types of resources for which the project manager has an impact, include material resources (materials, energy), staff (work) and equipment. CoceptDraw PROJECT provides easy ways to project Resources Management: Create a list of project resources and assign the right human resource, as well as the necessary material, or equipment to be used. Read more
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How to Determine what Information to be Displayed in the Project Resource List

After you create a project task list it is necessary move to resource planning. You need to determine and assign resources on each task. There are several types of resources defined in ConceptDraw PROJECT: work, material, cost and equipment. The columns of a project Resource List in ConceptDraw PROJECT displays the information you need to capture about each resource in your project. Read more
Getting Started with ConceptDraw PROJECT
Getting Started with ConceptDraw PROJECT

Project — Assigning Resources

Users new to ConceptDraw PROJECT will find the Basic lessons an essential platform for familiarizing themselves with the program′s functions. Learn how to assign resources to tasks in ConceptDraw PROJECT with this comprehensive video lesson. Read more

Collaboration in a Project Team

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This solution extends ConceptDraw PROJECT software with the ability to quickly start a project; it lists task relationships and dependencies to make iterative planning easy. Read more

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Product Overview

ConceptDraw PROJECT is a vigorous tool for managing single or multiple projects. It lets you determine all essential elements involved into project, control schedules, resources and finances, and monitor projects' progress in most effective yet simple manner. Read more

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This solution extends all ConceptDraw Office 2.0 products providing every project participant with a track timeframe, workspace and role in a project with the help of Microreports, calendars, and to-do lists. Read more
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What Information to be Displayed in the ConceptDraw PROJECT Gantt Chart View

What information can can contain the project task list? Gantt Chart view is a graphical representation of a project outline that allows one to allocate tasks.You can customize a project’s tasks list view to include the columns you need to meet your information requirements. The columns of the ConceptDraw PROJECT Gantt view contain the information you want to capture about each task in your project. The following article details what information can be contained in the columns of a project outline:< Read more
Getting Started with ConceptDraw PROJECT
Getting Started with ConceptDraw PROJECT

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This solution extends ConceptDraw Office 2.0 products with a single information space for messaging to teams. Read more

Advanced Resource Assignment in ConceptDraw Project

Now you know all of the tricks on assigning resources in ConceptDraw PROJECT. You can now better use these flexible management tools to realize your project’s goals efficiently. Read more
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How to Customize a Task’s Duration

When you create an automatically scheduled task, ConceptDraw PROJECT assigns it duration of one day by default. You need modify that duration to reflect the real amount of time that the task requires. Read more
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How to Use the Effort-Driven Scheduling Method

The idea of Effort-driven scheduling in project management is that each project task can be scheduled and assumed basing to the amount of the available work hours. Effort-driven scheduling is used as the default method of project scheduling in ConceptDraw PROJECT. This means that task duration, units, and work amount for individual assignment depends on the entire work, required for a given task. Whether you add or remove resources, the total work amount still the same, while ConceptDraw PROJECT regulates the duration of task or units assigned for the given resources. Read more
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How to Change the Working Time in a Project

Project calendar determines working and non-working time of the project. It is used as a base to the project schedule development. There two types of project calendars: Project Calendar - which sets the working time for the whole project; and the Resource Calendar- which sets the working time of the particular project resource. The following article describes how to change the default calendar in ConceptDraw PROJECT. Read more

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This solution extends ConceptDraw MINDMAP and ConceptDraw Project software, allowing you to automatically create documents that reflect a project's status, for people who have different project roles. Read more

Task Types in ConceptDraw Project

Now assigning resources to tasks can be logically and intuitively understood. Now you can vary the mannerin which you add resources or task durations with ConceptDraw PROJECT. When assigning resources to tasks in your project, you may face a situation when different tasks require different approaches. To keep track of the different kinds of tasks that make up your project, ConceptDraw Project provides you with very flexible tool called a Task type. Read more
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How to Track Your Project Plan vs. the Actual Project Condition

Conceptdraw PROJECT allows to follow how the project is going. You can easily compare the actual project data with the planned ones. The best tool for effective tracking of the project execution is to compoare real data with project baseline. It consists from the baseline start, baseline finish and baseline cost. Along with Baseline tracking ConceptDraw PROJECT offers several types of visual reports that can help to assess visually the difference between planned and actual project data. Read more
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How to add Several Hyperlinks to a Single Project Task

The number of hyperlinks, you can add to each project item in ConceptDraw PROJECT file is unlimited. Read more
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How to Improve a Project by Using a Mind Map

The InGyre technology provided in ConceptDraw Office makes it easy to copy one or more task branches from ConceptDraw MINDMAP to ConceptDraw PROJECT. Read more