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Project Management Software ZilicusPM 11.1 Released

Gain More Efficiency with Project Management Tool ZilicusPM 11.1

Project Management Tool ZilicusPM 11.1 Launched – Introduces Project Planning Hacks

Zilicus, the leading provider of project management tool ZilicusPM, launched the latest version of its project management tool ZilicusPM 11.1. In the latest version of ZilicusPM, Zilicus has introduced a feature to enable project managers to write down/document project scope, project requirements, project reviews online. Other features and enhancements introduced in ZilicusPM 11.1 will make project manager more productive with keyboard hotkeys for project planning. It also  resource mapping while importing MS project plan in ZilicusPM.

The features and enhancements introduced in the latest version of project management tool ZilicusPM 11.1 are.

Important Update

    • Record, Track Project Scope, Project Requirement, Project Review, etc
    • Importing Microsoft Project Plan – Mapping Resources
    • Keyboard Shortcut for Quick Project Planning/Scheduling


Record, Track Project Scope, Project Requirements, Project Review

An experienced project manager will insist on clearly written down project charter, project scope, project requirements. Well documented project scope, requirements help project managers to plan projects more effectively. Now ZilicusPM enables project owners to document & record project artifacts like project charter, project scope for a given project.

manage project scope using project management tool ZilicusPM 11.1


A project owner will be able to add/update sections on this screen. The default sections available for project manager are Project Scope and Project Objectives. Project owner can create new section (section heading & description) as well as update content in the default section as desired.


Import Microsoft Project Plan with Resources (Integration with Microsoft Project)

With project management tool ZilicusPM 11.1, project owners/planners while importing project plan can specify resource mapping. Following two screens show how to import Microsoft Project plan in ZilicusPM and map Resources-in-MS-Project-Plan with Project-Resources-In-ZilicusPM software. If user chooses to map resources, this feature will ensure that all activities assigned to a resource specified in a MS Project plan will have same activities assigned to mapped resources in ZilicusPM.

Importing MS Project using project management tool ZilicusPM 11.1

Importing MS Project resource mapping using project management tool ZilicusPM 11.1


While importing MS Project plan in ZilicusPM, user will see a confirmation screen whether to append tasks from MS Project to existing project schedule in ZilicusPM or skip import. Also an user will be shown message whether to map resources or continue-to-import resources without mapping.


Faster Project Scheduling: Keyboard Hotkeys for Quick Project Planning

New set of keyboard hotkeys will make project planning even more quick for project planner. Using these keyboard shortcut keys an user can quickly edit/update/delete tasks in project schedule. These keyboard shortcut keys available on Project Schedule screen. Some of the keyboard shortcut introduced are

F2 : Make selected task editable (ready to edit)

Escape : Exit editable mode for a selected task

Control + Insert : Add a new task below

Control + Shift + Insert : Add a new sub-task below

Delete : Delete a selected task

Tab : Once a given task is made editable, project planner can user tab to add/update task name, change start date, change duration, change task priority, update task status, update task % completion, assign resource(s)

Keyboard shortcut in project management tool ZilicusPM 11.1

You can also use keyboard shortcut in Advance Schedule and Gantt page such as

Alt + T : To add new task

Alt + R : To add recurring task

Delete : Delete selected task

Control + C : Copy a task or group of tasks (depending on selection)

Control + V : Paste a task or group of tasks (depending on selection)

as shown below

Keyboard shortcut for Gantt chart in project management tool ZilicusPM11.1

If you have been managing projects with conventional spreadsheet/ MS Excel templates or emails, it is the right time to start using online project management software. Take a screenshot tour of project management system  ZilicusPM and Sign up for 30-days free trial of project management software ZilicusPM 11.1

Since many have been expressed their interest about advance project resource management features introduced in ZilicusPM 5.1; and project activities log introduced in PM software ZilicusPM 4.1 sharing links here.

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