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Software Applications

This is a guide summarising current convenient and recommended software applications for use by library staff.

Project Management Software

 

Product name

Microsoft Project

Producer Microsoft
Cost Supplied by IT, otherwise, $35 per month.
Function Project management software
Web site https://products.office.com/en-au/project/project-for-office-365
Features
  • Project planning in detail
  • Organisation sub tasks
  • Gant chart capabilities
  • Task linking
  • Timeline creation
  • Out of the box reporting tools
  • Sharepoint and Skype compatability

 

 

Product name Basecamp 3
Producer Basecamp
Cost Free initial use, then $29 per month
Function Project management software
Web site https://basecamp.com/
Features
  • Suitable for small and large business
  • Simple and easy usability
  • Cloud software access
  • In built discussion threads for communicating within the project team
  • "To do lists" for organising the work
  • Docs and file storage, allowing for visually organising PDFs
  • Centralised schedule of deadline dates, compatible with Outlook and Google