[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.


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