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RationalPlan Versions
RationalPlan Single
RationalPlan Server
RationalPlan Pricing
Price: $57/98+
License: lifetime
Requirements: Windows (98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista7)/Mac OS X/Linux (Ubuntu/Fedora)
Version: 4.0
Company: Stand By Soft Ltd.

RationalPlan Features

RationalPlan project management software helps with multi-project planning, resource allocation, and costs estimation.

Features include:

  • 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.
  • Miscellaneous:
    • 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.