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6. Project Planning, Inventory Management, and Time-Tracking Software

Phillip Whitt1  
Columbus, GA, USA

Organization and accuracy are crucial in any business. During my early days in the retail hardware business, projects were planned on pen and paper. Inventory specialists did physical counts of the store’s inventory twice a year (in those days, we were not computerized). Tracking the time invested in business activities was largely guesswork.

This chapter looks at several powerful, free options for planning projects and keeping track of inventory, human ...

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