FAQS Integrated Project Management
- Who´s the Integrated Project Management tool for?
- Can I divide a Project by Tasks?
- How to put on file the times?
- Can I input and manage business travel expenses?
- Can I manage project files?
1. Who´s the Integrated Project Management tool for?
The Integrated Project Management solution from MySaaSPlace can be used by Architects,Engineers, Lawyers, Freelancers, Professionals of any kind and departments of companies where the main activity is the creation and managemnet of projects.
The IPM usage scenarios are very wide since it is a powerful tool to manage a project (or several simultaneously) from beginning to end, controlling all variables that can happen in the life of the project.
Using a Project Management tool like IPM lets you to have the information of your project-based activities stored in an specific management system, to control your business and to have an historical of your projects available at all times and from anyplace in the world.
2. Can I divide a Project by Tasks?
The Integrated Project Management solution of MySaaSPlace lets you split the project by tasks and assign those tasks to different persons. When you get, from the system, the reports of the project, you will be able to know the hours assigned to each task or person or resource ( a machine for example) and the hours really used for the execution of the project. You will know existing deviations and where they have occurred so you will have the possibility to solve them.
The whole monitoring of the status of execution of the tasks can be accomplished through the reports or in a visual and graphic way through the Gantt diagram.
3. How to put on file the times?
To have the information of the time used in a task it is necessary to introduce the start and end times inside the program. IPM has different alternatives to make easier this process:
A) IPM is an online program. It is not necessary to be physically in the office to start/finish a task because it can be done from any PC or MAC connected to the internet and even from a SmartPhone. IPM is specially designed to work from any place of the world.
B) If it is not possible to clock in/out when the activity starts or ends, you can load the information later. IPM lets you define the date and the hour of starting and ending of an employee Work and Expenses Annotation (WEA) even at the end of the month.
IPM has an schedule and calendar for every person and resource on the project. If a person or resource starts a task, for example, on Monday morning at 9 am and ends the task on Wednesday at 9 pm, the time accounting system of IPM will calculated the real-time, based on the schedule and calenda,r the resource has used in the task.
4. Can I input and manage business travel expenses?
Of course, the Integrated Project Management solution of MySaaSPlace lets you load business traveling expenses to the project . You can use the Timesheet and Expenses Annotation (TEA) feature to do this.