[ILUG] Project management software
colm at stdlib.net
Thu Sep 29 12:51:47 IST 2005
On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 11:17:33AM +0100, John Allman wrote:
> I've been trawling through google and freshmeat and there seems to be no
> end to "groupware" or "project management" or "collaboration" software.
> I've been trawling through them and attempting to find one suitable for
> my needs but none have been perfect so far. I'm hoping some of you have
> experience in them and would be willing to share your wisdom.
We use OpenGroupware, and it does work. If you're prepared to put the
time in, it's API is quite extensive and useful, in 71 lines of python I
could build a command line contacts search tool for integration to
And for calendaring the Zidestore part of Ogo supports WebDav and iCal
files, so you can edit away from within iCal, sunbird, outlook or the
Mozilla Calendar extension; and happily ignore the web interface.
> What i need is a setup that's focused on projects with a fairly
> fine-grained permissions system. We need to be able to manage projects
> with teams of people working on them. Only people actually working on
> a particular project should be able to add any tasks to it or alter
> the status of a task. Administrators of the system should be able to
> create new projects and assign new people or new groups to them.
ogo allows all of that
> Within each project there should be tasks and milestones so the
> progress can be tracked.
Doesn't really do that.
Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net
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