[FoRK] alternatives to Project?

John D. Mitchell jdmitchell at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 07:42:13 PDT 2011


On Oct 5, 2011, at 06:12 , Kelley Walker wrote:

> Hey all -
> 
> I'm looking into alternatives for Microsoft Project. Doing some legwork for 
> my manager because I'm working from home due to a cracked tailbone. 
> Initially, I was looking into open source alternatives, but he mentioned 
> something about whether there were programs simply based on Excel.

I think 1000 kittens just died. Ouch.

> Wondering if the FoRK crew has direct experience with any open source 
> alternatives. I can find the alternatives, I'm more interested in your 
> personal experience/reviews of the alternatives.

What are the actual needs? Is this a manager use tool or something for the whole team to use? Is it for building pretty charts of progress or actually helping to organize the work as it's happening? Etc.

Cheers,
John




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