THE COLLABORATIVE PROJECT aPLANz MANAGEMENT PLATFORMKandor Solutions The new way to manage projects!
What is aPLANz? A project management platform Connects teams, vendors and service providers Uses Social Networking features to provide engaging user experience Allows rich collaboration among team members Alerts, Notifications and Reports to keep your project on track
Project Management - I Create Multiple Projects For each project, you can: Plan activities and milestones Assign responsibilities Assign due dates Define Checklists for every milestone
Project Management - II Update status of activity Complete milestones Update and share Project / Team Calendar Upload and share documents / photographs / drawings Provide notifications to team members Generate Reports and Review the Project progress
Managing New Store Opening NSO is a regular activity for most of retailers The journey – Signing up for the property to Opening of the store - is full of surprises Delay in opening hurts a lot – in rentals as well as loss of sale – very difficult to make up later aPLANz reduces uncertainty, stress for the team members and helps in delivering on time!
NSO using aPLANz - I Each New Store is defined as a separate project Team members from IT, Projects, Merchandising, Operations, PMC, Vendors are assigned tasks All Activities and their dependence is planned Users can update their tasks as well as review the progress and view the Project Calendar The Document Management feature allows central storage of all the documents under various categories
NSO using aPLANz - II Users can update milestone completion by confirming each item in the checklist associated with that milestone Users can upload evidence such as photographs, drawings, scanned documents, etc. Project Manager can view the project progress, look at recent updates in a very easy to use dashboard
User Interface aPLANz is built using Social Programming tools and techniques Ample use of AJAX / Web 2.0 controls helps in reducing number of clicks / keyboard entries making user more productive Very easy to use tool; needs no training at all Integration with MS Project, MS Excel, Outlook, BBM as well as supports smartphone and tablet browsers
Detailed Each Milestone- Tasklist-Tasks -IssuesAssign Responsibilities and Set Timelines
GNATT Chart - Graphical Expandable / Collapsible View of the Project
Manage the Project – Collaborate and Monitor Progress
Have Calendar View – Manage and Plan the Day Effectively
aPLANz Vs MS ProjectMS Project aPLANz A desktop tool A web tool Built for sharing and collaboration Sharing and collaboration not Rich support for calendaring and possible Document Storage Flat per month subscription for the No support for calendaring and organization Document storage Import and export from/to MS Project file format (XML) Per user licensing cost Support for Mobile phones via RSS readers for updates on project activities
Next Steps• Demo / POC• Purchase Order• Setup• User And Admin Training• Porting in-flight projects to the tool• Go Live
Thank you! Contact: Vinay Hinge Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cell: +91-98201-48100