FAST Planner for IT (Software)
Publisher: Resource Management Systems, Inc.
Version 1.0, Add-on for Microsoft Excel
System Requirements and Other
A. No. You only need to have Microsoft Excel installed.
Several advanced features, e.g., automatic Gantt chart creation, do require that Microsoft Project be installed on your PC. FAST Planner for IT is designed to work with Microsoft Project for those who want to produce preliminary, high-level Gantt charts and use a project management software for detailed planning, scheduling, costing, and tracking at a later date.
A. Some of FAST Planner for IT's features, especially certain reports, are beyond the present design parameters of the most popular project management software packages. Furthermore, not everyone involved in the early project planning stages needs or wants a project management software or knows how to use it.
A. Microsoft Excel is required. If you also have Microsoft Project installed, FAST Planner for IT allows you to save resource, schedule, and cost data as a Project file and generate Gantt charts from Microsoft Project.
A. Following are hardware and system operating software requirements for FAST Planner for IT version 1.0:
|CPU||100% IBM Compatible PC with Minimum 486/66 processor, Pentium recommended|
|Memory||Minimum 16 MB RAM, 32 MB recommended|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows NT 4.0|
|Application||Microsoft Excel 95, Microsoft Excel 97|
|Available Hard Disk Space||Minimum 5 MB of hard disk space|
|Video||Minimum 256 color VGA display, SVGA or higher recommended|
|Mouse||Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device|
|Printer||Any printer supported by Windows|
|Notes||Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 to
view and print the detailed user manual. (available as a free
Microsoft Project is required for users who wish to automatically generate Gantt charts or automatically export data to MS Project 95 only.
Microsoft Word is also required, in addition to Microsoft Project 95 to generate enhanced reports, such as Projects/Activities At-A-Glance Report.