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Online Project Management Software ZilicusPM 6.1 Released, Enhances Traceability, Project Visibility and Collaboration

Online Project Management Software ZilicusPM 6.1 Released, Enhances Traceability, Project Visibility and Collaboration

The leading provider of online project management software – Zilicus, released ZilicusPM 6.1; To facilitate better traceability, clear project visibility and enable superior collaboration.

Houston, TX, Feb, 25th 2013 – Zilicus Solutions, the leading provider of award winning online project management software, announced release of the latest version ZilicusPM 6.1. New features requested by its customers have guided company to release a minor version – ZilicusPM 6.1.

“I am confident that ZilicusPM will enable project managers to extend learning from earlier projects to build robust repeatable processes. This release has introduced new enhancements that will find be immensely useful to ingrain traceability, have clearer visibility and keeping team members well informed”, said Nagin, Co-founder of Zilicus.

Here is brief information of the features introduced in this version

Project Import = Project Templates + Your Best Bet

You can extend learning from your previous projects to reuse those in new projects. ZilicusPM lets you replicate existing project’s timeline to set the schedule relative to new project’s start date. While importing existing project, you will have three options as you can see in the image below. You can simply import schedule, or import schedule along with project team resources and retain their assignments or include above two and import project resource groups also.

Import Project Template In ZilicusPM

Import Project Template In ZilicusPM


Summary Task progress indicator (in Gantt chart)

The Gantt chart has become more colorful in this version. You will notice, summary tasks will show progress made so far. This progress indicator will show percentage completion of tasks based on weighted average of its subtasks.

Project Summary Task Progress Indicator in ZilicusPM

Project Summary Task Progress Indicator in ZilicusPM

Link Issues/ Risks to Tasks

Now you can ensure traceability among project activities such as issues, risks and tasks. You can link existing project issues and risks to task. The latest version allows you to link multiple issues and risks to tasks in the same project. Once issue/ risk linked to task, users can navigate to details of respective issue/risk.

Link Document to Task, Issues and Risk

Project manager and team members can upload and link documents to project tasks. If you are Google Apps user, you can also link Google Documents to tasks, issues and risks

Email Notification: Task assignment email to calendar

When this email preference is set, your team can receive calendar events for each task assignment. Your team members will be able to view task assigned to them in their respective calendar – be it Microsoft Outlook, Google Calendar, Lotus Note Calendar,  Yahoo Calendar, GoDaddy Calendar and many other calendar clients.

For details of other features please visit this page.

Important Update

PMI Pune Successfully Implement ZilicusPM

Last week, we announced that Project Management Institute’s (PMI) local chapter, PMI Pune chapter has implemented ZilicusPM to manage its initiatives and programs. It has successfully organized its mega business event ‘OnTarget 2013’ using ZilicusPM. Please find more details of this story here.

The way forward –

ZilicusPM will introduce interface support for multiple languages like French, Spanish and German among others. Subsequent major releases of ZilicusPM will support agile methodology of project management, introduce workflow lifecycle management to define ZilicusPM for your own business, public APIs.

About Zilicus

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I am a co-founder of Zilicus Solution and I write about project management, collaboration, productivity, project management software, cloud computing, requirement management and business empowerment.