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Which is the best Open source PPM software?

by DavidSmithAJ / March 16, 2014 5:26 AM PDT

I'm in search of a good Open source PPM software for my office. My requirements are very simple and basic. There are too many in the market. Can any one help me with some suggestion.

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You won't find it this way.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 16, 2014 5:30 AM PDT

The problem is you asked for best without a full detail of the requirements and how to rank these.

As such you should receive pretty much what you can google/research for candidate titles.

Do you understand why your question can't be answered?
Bob

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Requirement
by DavidSmithAJ / March 31, 2014 1:00 AM PDT

Strange im just not able to submit my requirements here

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Requirements
by DavidSmithAJ / March 31, 2014 1:03 AM PDT
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Bob, I have a team for 55 resources seated a various locations. Monitoring the project progress becomes very difficult even with regular update and daily scrums. I'm looking for a tool which can
Manage project effectively and efficiently
Timesheet with approval mechanism
Reports which could be generic and custom report
Get Project cost and project health at any given point of time
Invoice and Billing
Resource Management
Collaborative tool

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That's a very light requirements document.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 31, 2014 1:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Requirements

And given the list of other than project planning I didn't find any open source project that did all that.

I not going to insult you by supplying a google on open source projects. I think you'll have to look into what's for sale today.
Bob

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Thanks
by DavidSmithAJ / March 31, 2014 2:39 AM PDT

I'm explore few open source solution, hope to find the right one soon.

David

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(NT) I wouldn't call that "very simple and basic"
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 4, 2014 11:41 PM PDT
In reply to: Requirements
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Re: PPM
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 16, 2014 5:51 AM PDT
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ppm makes me ask what you mean. The last, maybe?
And why open source?

For very simple and very basic data I tend to recommend Excel.

Kees
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excel
by DavidSmithAJ / March 31, 2014 2:33 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: PPM

with a team scattered in different location excel is definitely out of question. Even with MSP we found it difficult, hence looking for a web based solution.

-David

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Project.net
by DavidSmithAJ / November 18, 2014 2:10 AM PST

All,

Thank you for your help and suggestions. After a long research I have settled for Project.net.

It catered to all my requirement. The support team was very prompt and helpful.

- David

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Didn't meet one of my open source requirements.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 18, 2014 2:24 AM PST
In reply to: Project.net

This one may be open source but it wasn't evident how to get the software up and running in house. Maybe I missed it but it looked to be nearly open source.
Bob

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sourceforge
by DavidSmithAJ / November 24, 2014 2:55 AM PST

I believe you downloaded the file from sourceforge.net. In case if you face any issue with the installation you may reach out to http://www.project.net/forum. They will help you out.

- David

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