Requirements: Windows (98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista7)/Mac OS X/Linux (Ubuntu/Fedora)
Company: Stand By Soft Ltd.
RationalPlan project management software helps with multi-project planning, resource allocation, and costs estimation.
- 3 versions available:
- Single - Microsoft Project functionality with the basic tools needed.
- Multi - portfolio management for shared resources and interproject dependencies.
- Project server - cloud accessibility.
- Project Planning:
- Associate general project information (name, project charter, notes, links, assumptions, constraints, risks.)
- Create, edit and delete calendars.
- Build work breakdown structure: manage the stages and deliverables for each milestone.
- Create dependencies between tasks, set lead/lag time.
- Define task properties such as constraints, fixed cost.
- Resource Management:
- Define project resources: human/equipment and material.
- Define specific working time for each human resource.
- Assign resources to tasks.
- View timephased information about resources' work and cost.
- View overallocated resources and resources that work overtime.
- Determine timephased cost and work distribution.
- Check resource availability.
- Leveling of resources.
- Project Tracking:
- View project's critical tasks depending on a customizable slack.
- Mark task progress by changing the task completion value (%complete or %work complete.)
- View timephased information about tasks' work and cost.
- Filter tasks based on different criteria.
- Manage split tasks, deadlines and monitor cost.
- Monitor milestones, baselines, workflows and critical path.
- Gantt charts.
- Step by step project guide.
- Icon bar with specific commands for every view.
- Export to Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel.
- Import from Microsoft Project.
- Printable reports (to printer or to file - pdf format.)
- Print preview function.
- Cross-platform (All major OS: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and all other Java enabled platforms.)
- Upgrades included.
- 24 business hour response time.
- 30 day money-back guarantee.
- Multi Project Additional Features:
- Concurrent user management
- Create interproject dependencies: links between tasks from different projects.
- Analyze projects' data with project portfolio view.
- Client management.
- Define company-wide resources - human/equipment and material - shared between projects.
- Project Server additional features:
- Web-based access.
- Collaboration: list resource assignments and update tasks.
- Create users and assign access rights.
- Load existing RationalPlan Multi Project files.
- Version management system.
- Concurrent changes.
- Restore points.