SG Project 5
By Simple Genius Software
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The Simple Genius brand means fresh design thinking for practical project management apps. Designed and refined by a veteran Project and Program Manager, the SG apps address real-world needs for managers. And with over 100,000 apps sold in 100 countries, SG is proven and trusted on Mac, iPad, and iPhone.
SG Project was designed as an affordable solution for project managers who typically work on one project at a time. SG is the best basic task-based project planning app available. If you work with multiple projects or need more powerful features, check out SG Project Pro 5!
Or you can start with SG Project 5 and later use an in-app purchase to get the Pro 5 feature set. SG Project Pro 5 adds many more features and is great for larger projects, multiple projects, and when you want more reporting and analysis tools like critical path or studying over/under allocation.
With SG Project you will gain the confidence of being in control and understanding your project. And since the SG apps are carefully designed for ease of use and productivity anyone can use them, and can focus on the project, not the app.
Completely redesigned, SG Project 5 builds on the foundation of success from prior versions of SG and adds many brand new features to make it more usable and powerful than ever.
• Create any number of projects
• Create task schedules with table and Gantt views
• Schedule projects using 3 built-in work schedules
• Rearrange project and task rows using standard iPad gestures
• Set Start Date, Duration, People, and Percent Done for each task
• Manage basic costs for each child task and report on total costs
• Email a fixed-format PDF project report directly from the app
• Share data to and from MS Project using XML files
• Share and back up data easily using Dropbox or WebDAV
• Share project data with all other SG apps on iPad, Mac, and iPhone
New in SG Project 5:
• Completely fresh redesign
• Edit task details more easily with new task editor
• Use built-in SG Sync with no in-app upgrade cost
• Email PDF using an improved PDF project report format
• Create all types of task links including FS, SS, FF, and SF
• Use new chart gestures including jump-to-task, pinch-to-zoom, and resize task
• Choose more-on-screen or easy-to-tap by pinching to 2 row heights
• Track costs down to the cent
• Continuous zoom
• Use your bluetooth keyboard for quick data entry
• Upgrade to the full feature set of SG Project Go Pro 5
Also check out the companion apps SG Project Sketcher and SG Project OnePage, and the Toolbox Bundle option!
Also check out SG Project Go for iPhone, and SG Project on the Mac App Store. SG's Dropbox integration makes sharing easy between all the SG apps!
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Practical Project Management
What's New in Version 5.11.3
Fixed: periodic crash when importing Contacts
Fixed: some text was missing from PDF reports on iOS 10
New: added support for additional Paper sizes for PDFs
Decent, unusual interface, export to MS Project is Terrible
The interface takes a little getting used to, but you can get quite good at it and data entry is quick. By the 10 task or so, you get the hang. I would give it four stars due to the clever and iPad optimized interface.
HOWEVER, it needs to export to Project... and it is terrible. Yes, something goes out to a MSProject xml, but any resemblance between your project on SG Project and MS Project is unlikely.
Relationships between task is inexplicably pushed up to summary tasks (or even changed). Your summary tasks have their own dates. Oddly, some tasks are set to end 10-15 years in the future and have Must END dates that I know I did not set.
And all the resources that I spent time allocating... were completely wiped out. All assigned tasks were reassigned to the same person.
For example, if I assigned a task to Moe, Larry and Curly... when imported to MS Project, it showed the task assigned to Moe, Moe and Moe (yes, Moe in triplicate)
- Category: Business
- Updated: Dec 20, 2016
- Version: 5.11.3
- Size: 10.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Simple Genius Software, LLC
- Copyright © Simple Genius Software, LLC, 2013-2016
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Top In-App Purchases
- Upgrade to SG Project Pro$49.99
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