Chapter 30
Software for All Projects
In This Chapter
• How the right software can help your project
• Elements to consider when buying software packages
• Virtual project management
• Types of project management software
• Choosing the right software for your projects
• Limitations of software
Creating a detailed project plan and keeping it up to date for most nontrivial projects can be a very time-consuming process if done manually. The complexity of figuring in vacations, holidays, weekends, early-starts, and other factors can seem overwhelming to someone inexperienced in project management techniques or a big challenge even for those with experience. The details involved in producing networks and work breakdown structures (WBSs) seem daunting, ...

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