Chapter 1. Introduction to Plan


Features include:

  • Task management using the Task Editor 

    • Work breakdown structure with configurable WBS codes

    • Tasks, summary tasks, and milestones

    • Different types of time constraints

    • Different types of dependencies.

  • Resource management using the Resource Editor 

    • Resource breakdown structure

    • Working- and material resource types

    • Resource allocation on group level

    • Resource teams

  • Work time & vacation definition using the Work and Vacation Editor 

  • Cost management using the Cost Breakdown Structure Editor 

  • Earned value management

  • Project scheduling using the Schedules Editor 

    • Schedule forward from start time or backward from finish time

    • Allow or avoid resource overbooking

    • PERT distribution with optimistic-, pessimistic-, and most likely estimates

    • Multiple schedules with a possibility to schedule from current progress information

  • Task tracking using the Task Execution View or Task Status View