Software and Computers

03/15/2003


Project management

MVP Project is a browser-based, XML-enabled project management tool. Data are transferred to the application, reducing network traffic. A copy of the data resides in the user's computer, enabling users to sort, search, and scan complex interrelated data quickly without draining server resources. It provides a collaborative environment for a project team, allowing information, images, and documents to be shared among authorized users that have internet access. CMMS data group, inc. CMMSdatagroup.com Write 328 on PE card

Handheld wireless touch display

FlexPAC with handheld wireless touch display is a compact, expandable, industrial computer family. The mobility comes from the lightweight handheld interface. The optional mobile touch screen wireless display communicates with the computer through a peer-to-peer 802.11b protocol up to 150 ft away, regardless of the application. Dolch DolchPR.com Write 329 on PE card

Quick Gantt charts

QuickGantt 4.0 project management software enables engineers, contractors, and managers to easily and quickly plan and budget projects, estimate, and schedule work and proposals. The software uses a familiar worksheet where all project information, dates, and costs are entered. A presentation-quality Gantt chart schedule is automatically plotted from these data with the click of a button. Users can easily modify or customize their charts. Ballantine & Co. Tools-for-Business.com Write 330 on PE card





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