1. Project Management
project management and collaboration tool
Ahmed Rami Elsherif
2. What is dP?
 dP stands for dotProject.
 A web based open source (free) project
 dotProject combines planning,
management and collaboration in one
easy to use interface.
3. dP Structures and Features
Basic data elements and management functions include:
 Companies, Departments and Contacts.
 Resources management (HR, Rooms, Equipment, etc. )
 Projects, Tasks and Activities planning.
 Progress logging.
 Calendar , ToDo lists
 Forums, Documents archiving.
 Gantt Charts
 Access control/privileges (Who can do/see what?)
 Integration with Windows and Mail.
4. Context ready
How dp works
Create Context Execute Project
5. dp users
6. Email Vs. dotProject
Documents travel back and forth
Documents stay on the server and
users collaborate using them.
7. Look and Feel
My Tasks & Projects
My Todo list & status
8. Why use dP?
 Plan projects, tasks and activities.
 Easy way to collaborate across borders and with
 Easy way to share knowledge and know what
others are doing.
 Ability to track who’s done what & where.
 Fostering collaboration among colleagues.
 Increase efficiency in the organization by providing
a tool to compare plans vs. actuals.
9. Possible Applications
 Construction Project Management.
 Build to order manufacturing.
 Consultancy Project Management.
 General planning of activities.
 General documents and intelligence sharing.
10. Test Drive
 You can access the system on
(user: demo & password: demo)
 Also you can find dotProject tutorial in
11. Final Thought
Plans are of little importance, but planning is