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By Person Gantt chart enhancements

There are two options for viewing the Gantt chart, View by Task and View by Person.  We have made the Person view much more useful. Previously the Person view was always collapsed, which displayed all tasks on the same row.  This is useful to show when a person is working, but it wasn't easy to [...]

November 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Multiple task editing!

Previously, properties for tasks had to be changed one task at a time.  Now you can select multiple tasks on the Whiteboard or in the Gantt Chart and change the properties for all selected tasks at one time in the Data Panel. You select multiple tasks by pressing the Control key as you select, or [...]

November 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

GamePlan Enhancements

1. You can now set the minimum and maximum number of resources that can work on a task at one time.  This request came from a user who wrote: I notice that when I assign 7 welders to a task (because they are all capable of performing it) it splits the task into 1/7th of [...]

October 24th, 2018|0 Comments

And more GamePlan enhancements!

1. Custom Fields can be shown on the Whiteboard You can now show custom fields on the Whiteboard.  This request came from a client who wanted the ability to show task names on the Whiteboard in different languages. On the Settings dialog there is a tab for custom fields.  Here you can create custom fields [...]

October 5th, 2018|0 Comments

More GamePlan Enhancements!

We are pleased to announce the release of a number of exciting and powerful enhancements to GamePlan. 1. Link arrows on the Gantt chart You can now show links between tasks on the Gantt chart.  A link defines a relationship between the task.  The default relationship is a Finish-Start dependency.  This means that if Task [...]

September 8th, 2018|0 Comments

GamePlan Export to Microsoft Excel

You can now export all of your GamePlan scheduling data to Microsoft Excel! This allows you to create custom dashboards showing project information at any level of detail.  You can also perform further calculations on the data, such as cost and revenue schedules. From the Reports menu, choose Excel report. An Excel workbook is created.  [...]

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Turning off the Whiteboard background grid lines

One of our users recently asked for the ability to disable the Whiteboard grid lines.  So we added a setting allowing users to enable or disable the Whiteboard grid. I was surprised by how quickly I preferred working with the grid lines turned off.  I found that grid lines competed with the link arrows on [...]

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Performance improvements, Microsoft Project import, and more!

1. Microsoft Project Import GamePlan can now visualize Microsoft Project .mpp files! We can't find any other product in the world that can do this.  So we are giving 20 million Project users (according to the Microsoft website) a way to effectively communicate their project plans. Further information and a video can be found at [...]

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Copy and Paste now works across Plans

We're pleased to report that you can now copy and paste from one plan into another plan! This makes managing your planning templates much easier.  You can now keep your templates separately in their own plan, and simply copy and paste a template into a new or existing plan. As an example, let's consider residential [...]

March 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Importing Tasks into GamePlan

Do you have a list of tasks in another system?  Now you can import those tasks into GamePlan! On the Plan menu you'll find "Import..." You then select an Excel workbook containing your tasks.  As well as the task name, you can optionally import the group that the task belongs to, the task effort (how [...]

February 9th, 2018|0 Comments