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Arquennes, Hainaut, Belgium, 2010/02/05 - Intelligent Software Company has released its new planning software especially conceived for Small businesses and is also offering freeware to celebrate this event.
The CEO of Intelligent Software Company, Frederic Dufour, is very excited about this release: “We are proud to offer Express Premium as a real professional planning solution for small businesses. They really needed something professional and affordable!”
A new product from well-established professionals
Indeed, ISC has many years’ experience in the field of project management applications.
Express Premium is the latest in a range of project planning programs including Program Manager and Portfolio Planner which are more oriented towards big companies.
This is the one which will make the difference
Small businesses will be happy to use this program which allows them to react to the unexpected, instantly and intuitively, adjusting their plan accordingly and ensuring that the daily life of the company runs smoothly.
Many small businesses don't have a dedicated project manager. That's where Express Premium is interesting; almost anybody can start using it and get efficient plans.
From the word go, using the program is instinctive, and creating a first plan is accessible to everyone. The getting-started manual is downloadable for free should it be needed.
Without going into the technical aspects of a project manager's job, it is worth noting that in Express Premium, planning and scheduling are two distinct phases. In the first phase, projects and resources are defined and calendars and requirements are applied to them (many other features are available at this stage). It is already possible to obtain a gantt chart based on your data and, what’s more, the chart is generated automatically. Express Premium is the only program of its kind to allow this.
In the second phase, scheduling, you simply press a button called "Run scheduling" and the application automatically generates an optimized plan based on all the input resource and project requirements (calendars, start-date, end-dates, milestones, goals...). Of course, it also generates scheduling reports, which allows you to analyze the scheduling results and/or distribute individual schedules to staff so that they know exactly what they have to do and when.
Take advantage of the freeware
As previously mentioned, to celebrate the release of Express Premium, ISC is offering freeware, a free scheduling software program which allows you to schedule MS-project or Omniplan files. Don't miss it; it's free and you'll get optimized plans based on your current plan inputs; in fact it’s the scheduling engine itself.
This comes as a nice surprise. Two purchasing options are on offer; a one-year renewable license for $150 or a lifetime license for $470. The purchase includes free updates and patches.