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Open workbench an MS Project Open Source Alternative

For a project manager , planning is your bread and butter . A good software tool is a complement ,as long as it doesn't come with a high price . MS Project , a Microsft product , is one of the most commonly used project management tool around . But if your just a low earning firm with little money to invest on project management tool you may not be able to afford this tool.

Open source software , as I always mention it on some of my blogs , free users of high prices from large software companies . It may not be always free , but it is cheaper . Additionally , the source code comes with it , so if you are that technically adventurous , you can always customize it to fit your need. Open Workbench aims to be a direct alternative to Microsoft Project . Open Workbench provides project planning and scheduling together with resource management. Open Workbench even offers import of Microsoft Project files - to make migration easier . So if you dont mind investing a little of your time to learn the software , in the long run , you may appreciate how much is being saved on using this software. Personally , I have tried using the software (my project management task was short lived so i was really able to jump into it deeper) and all I can say is that , the software can be easily learned to achieve the productivity you want.



Visit their website , it has a lot of information regarding the software plus they have a SAVING section on the page that shows how much can you save. Dont forget to download it and give it a test drive.

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