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Craiova, Dolj, Romania, 2009/04/22 - Stand By Soft has released RationalPlan 3.13, a strong project management software application developed to assist project managers in creating plans, tracking progress, allocating resources, managing budgets and analyzing workload.
Suited for applications in the area of construction, engineering, services&consulting, software development or for a simple student project, RationalPlan can help complete projects on time and within budget.
Important changes of this version:
• Added SSL support for email assignments;
• A more user-friendly interface;
• Bug fixes;
RationalPlan added SSL support for their assignments email notification tool. This means that users will benefit both from a secured connection to send email notifications and have the possibility to send emails without the need to maintain a SMTP server. More exactly this means that anyone can use RationalPlan to send emails to resources by using a free email server like the one provided by Google, the Gmail service. Hence all it is needed for one to use this feature is to create a free Google account and use it while establishing the email server settings in RationalPlan products. With this feature RationalPlan makes a step forward in enhancing it's collaboration support for users.
More changes were made to the interface in order to make it easier to use, more suggestive or to better integrate with the platform specific look and feel. To be mentioned: on Mac OS X the table grid (alternating rows) is now extended over the charts, users have now the possibility to directly create different dependency types, project estimated start date can be shown on charts, and so on.
Also some important bug fixes are related to the import/export of MS Project files.
RationalPlan suite includes:
• RationalPlan Single Project - project management software for single projects
• RationalPlan Multi Project - project management software for multiple projects, projects that are interconnected through dependencies and share common resource
• RationalPlan Project Viewer - free project management software viewer, the perfect solution for anyone (from project stakeholders to team workers) to view projects details
RationalPlan (rationalplan.com) is designed as an affordable alternative to Microsoft Project with some extra-features like multi-project management and it is covering project management area from WBS construction, project planning and scheduling to critical path management, over allocated resources detection, progress tracking, cost estimation, etc. Gantt chart support as well as various time line reports are also provided. It offers the most important capabilities of a good project management software while being able to operate on various platforms starting with Windows, Mac, Linux and all other Java enabled platforms.
About Stand By Soft
Stand By Soft was founded in 1997 as a software company specialized in building desktop applications and components.