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Comindware Project Quick Start in 11 Steps
Viewed 418 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Comindware Project is a state of the art project management solution powered up with Comindware Team Network – collaboration and execution solution that increases employees’ engagement. This is a quick start guide into Comindware Project and Co...
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Comindware Project FAQ
Viewed 291 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

This article answers the most frequently asked Comindware Project-related questions. This list is not intended to be exhaustive so if you don't find an answer to your question feel free to contact our support team right away. Contents: Wh...
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Comindware for Outlook
Viewed 219 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

With Comindware Project, you can manage all of your project tasks, timesheets and view your Activity stream right within the familiar interface of Microsoft Outlook, thus saving time on switching between different applications. This can be done using...
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Timеshеets
Viewed 209 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Timesheet report can be used both by Project Managers and Functional Managers to see how much time has been spent on different activities. This Information can be later used for billing/invoicing purposes (use “Export to Excel” feature). Information ...
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Асtivity
Viewed 188 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Rooms are used to discuss any matters often across projects and departments: product launch, marketing strategy, marketing collateral, local office matters etc. Start a discussion on any topic you want instead of sending an email to have a well-organ...
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Аctivity
Viewed 188 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Add Project Members so they have access to project tasks and Activity. Tasks can be assigned only to project members. Project activity includes key Project updates such as deadline changes, adding of new members etc, and all the project discussions. ...
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Active Directory
Viewed 185 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Activation with Microsoft Active Directory can be set-up to avoid manual creation of users. Also once integration is set-up, users will be logging in using Microsoft AD credentials. An SSO configuration is possible. Learn more about SSO configuration...
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Dоcuments
Viewed 183 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Here you see Project documents that can be accessed by all project members. Uploading new versions and changing document name and description is available only for the person who uploaded the document. All the documents you have access to across all ...
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Dосuments
Viewed 180 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Here you see Room documents that can be accessed by all project members. Uploading new versions and changing document name and description is available only for the person who uploaded the document. All the documents you have access to across all Pro...
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Documents
Viewed 169 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Here you see documents you have access to. These can be documents you’ve uploaded or documents from the Project / Room you are the member of (see also Project documents and Room documents). Uploading new versions and changing document name and ...
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Profile
Viewed 165 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

This is your personal profile that can be seen by other people. Keeping information actual will help other people find you easily. Skills indicate what qualifications you have. Project Managers can be looking for project members based on this info. L...
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Comindware Project installation to a client server: IIS or Windows service
Viewed 164 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

When installing Comindware Project to your server, you can choose to run it as a Windows service, or as an IIS web-site. Comindware Installer Windows service installation: use this option if you don’t have IIS installed on your PC. You will ...
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Resource Pools
Viewed 159 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Resource pools should be used when there are too many people to manage their time altogether. Resource pool defines a pool members and pool manager. Only pool manager can allocate the time of pool members. Resource pools are then used in Workload Man...
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E-mail Server
Viewed 157 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Email server is used to send notifications and allow replying to comments by emails. Cloud version of Comindware products is supplied with pre-defined Email server. It’s possible to setup and other Email server. Be sure to check if your setting...
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Automated Priority Based Planning
Viewed 152 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Comindware Project provides an automated priority-based planning solution that schedules projects for you, based on task priorities and resource assignments. Whenever you make changes, the whole plan is rescheduled automatically, and you immediately ...
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Projects
Viewed 151 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Use this report to see: Expected finish dates for all company projects Trend of remaining work and expected finish dates for particular projects Project scope changes over time Project progress in terms of total time spent. Use labels to mark impor...
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Predictive Gantt-Chart
Viewed 151 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

In Comindware Project, tracking projects is done by reading the unattended real-time Gantt chart that automatically shifts all undone work to the future, thus reflecting the real run of things and preventing project managers from being over-optimisti...
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Timesheets
Viewed 150 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Timesheets are used to track time spent on different tasks and projects. This information can then be used for billing/invoicing purposes. There are four areas related to Timesheets: 1. Timesheet submission 2. Timesheet approval 3. Timesheet reportin...
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Workload Management
Viewed 149 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Use Workload to: Identify resource conflicts and resolve such conflicts using resource allocation Monitor team load Find available resources. Resource conflict happens when tasks in different projects have been assigned to the same person and sched...
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Reports
Viewed 145 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

There are two types of reports in Comindware Project: Project report Timesheet report. Use Project report to see: Expected finish dates for all company projects Trend of remaining work and expected finish dates for particular projects Project scop...
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Skills
Viewed 142 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Skills are used to help Project Managers with building a project team. Skills can be assigned by the employee himself, by his manager and by administrators. After skill is assigned, it shows up in personal profile. Skills are managed altogether to av...
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Security
Viewed 141 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

There are three pre-defined security roles: Administrators (Comindware Project license is required) Users (Comindware Project license is required) Collaborators (Comindware Team Network license is required). Each of these groups has pre-defined set...
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Activity
Viewed 140 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

This is your personal Activity – stream of updates. In the Activity you see updates of all the tasks, documents, discussions, you are following. To avoid getting updates on the particular task or other item from showing up in Activity, just unfollow ...
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Free Comindware Team Network Licenses
Viewed 140 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

You can invite unlimited number of people to collaborate for free with Comindware Team Network. User of Comindware Team Network can: Create and use rooms to collaborate with colleagues Start and participate in discussions Work with documents Use the...
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Awards
Viewed 134 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Custom Awards can be created to address your company specific needs: “best developer”, “best salesperson”, “best support specialist” etc. Each award has security setting defining who cab ne giving this award. After award is given, it shows up in the ...
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Timesheet Profiles
Viewed 132 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Timesheet profiles define who should be submitting Timesheets, how frequently, and who should be approving them. Each person can have no more than one Timesheet profile assigned. In My Work people can Submit Timesheets and Approve Timesheets. Timeshe...
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Users cannot get into Comindware Project after the server hardware is changed
Viewed 132 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

If you have upgraded your server hardware or re-installed Comindware Project on a different machine, you may suddenly discover that nobody can log into your product instance.  The issue is that when you activate Comindware Project on your server, you...
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Project Tasks
Viewed 130 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

These are tasks to be done during the project. Tasks can be seen only by project members. Quick actions are available in the task list: Assign a task by clicking on the person Change task name Fill in remaining work Define task priority by moving ta...
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Org Chart
Viewed 128 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Org Chart depicts organizational structure of the company. Manage organizational structure with drag and drop when Microsoft Active Directory integration settings allow that. Personal profiles can be edited by people themselves. Possibility of changi...
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Sales FAQ
Viewed 126 times since Tue, Jul 14, 2020

This article provides answers to the most frequently asked sales- and licensing-related questions about Сomindware support and services. This list is not intended to be exhaustive so if you do not find an answer to your question feel free to contact ...
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Timеsheets
Viewed 115 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Submitting a Timesheet is a formal way to indicate how much time you’ve spent on different tasks. Use general categories such as “vacation” to indicate that you’ve spent time on something besides actual tasks. Click “Submit” button to sen...
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Planning a Project
Viewed 113 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Comindware Project schedules projects automatically for you thanks to automated priority-based planning. Learn more how Automated Priority Based Planning works as compared to Microsoft Project. All you need to do is to: 1. Define project start date ...
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How to get Comindware Project for on-premise installation
Viewed 112 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Here at Comindware we offer free 30-day trials of our software for everyone who wants to evaluate them. Not only can you try the tools in the cloud, but you can also get them installed to your own machine and check if the run normally in your technic...
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Managing licenses in Comindware Project
Viewed 108 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

The very first thing that you should know about Comindware Project licensing is that there are free and paid product functionalities. Creating and managing projects, working with tasks, running reports, managing resources and setting the system up ar...
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Tracking a Project
Viewed 107 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Comindware is using predictive Gantt-chart that automatically reschedules the remainder of the work, so that the overall plan constantly remains up-to-date and shows the real status of your project – as well as actual estimated milestones and finish ...
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Work Calendars
Viewed 98 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Work Calendars define working and nonworking days for groups of people. Multiple Work Calendars can be used. For example each office can have its own calendar. Each person has one Work Calendar assigned. One of the Work Calendars is marked as default...
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Workload
Viewed 84 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Use Workload to: Identify resource conflicts and resolve such conflicts using resource allocation Monitor team load Find available resources. Resource conflict happens when tasks in different projects have been assigned to the same person and sched...
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Comindware Project Manual Activation
Viewed 84 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

If you want to use Comindware Project on your server but you don’t have Internet connection to activate the product online, follow the manual activation procedure.  Before you get started with the activation, make sure your license keys are reg...
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Introduction to User Guide
Viewed 82 times since Wed, May 20, 2020

You are in the User Guide section. Here are articles on the basic functionality of Comindware Project. All articles are divided into categories: Getting Started - basic information regarding the product and the quick set up; Profile - description of...
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Licensing
Viewed 79 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Licensing shows how many license left you have and till what time they’ll be working. Additional licenses can be purchased on Comindware website. Unlimited number of Comindware Team Network licenses is provided when Comindware Project is purcha...
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People
Viewed 79 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Search for the right person to ask a question or to invite into your project by any params: name, department, skills, office etc. Learn how to setup skills in skill management. Personal profiles can be edited by people themselves. Possibility of chan...
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About and Extras
Viewed 78 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Here you can download: Comindware for Outlook that allows working with Comindware from native Microsoft Outlook interface Comindware app for iPhone Comindware app for Android. Comindware apps for iPAD and Android tablet are coming soon. Find Comind...
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Notifications
Viewed 78 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Notifications help you stay up-to-date. In case you don’t want to get a lot of notifications, you can subscribe to daily summary email. Please note that properly configured E-mail Server is required for notifications to work. Email notificati...
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Document Management
Viewed 78 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

You can manage documents within Comindware Team Network: attach them from your computer and then discuss with people (project teams, room members, or a particular person). There are three places where you can see documents: My Work -> Documents, ...
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How to Stay Up to Date
Viewed 77 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Use Activity and e-mail notifications to stay up to date on all your work. Activity Where you can see Activity: In a project In a room On the My Work page - updates on all items and events that you follow My work page E-mail notifications Subscr...
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Discussions
Viewed 77 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Discuss any work matters in the right context: it can be a Project, a Room, or just particular persons. Attach documents to a discussion and they’ll be available for all of the participants any time they want to use them. Discussions are free ...
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Tasks
Viewed 77 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

These are Tasks assigned to you. In case the task is late already or is going to be late based on current estimations, it will be marked red. The order of tasks that defines their relative priority is your personal preference. It doesn’t affect...
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Approvals
Viewed 76 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Here you can approve Timesheets submitted to you for approval. Rejecting a Timesheet sends it back to the person who submitted it. Persons who are reviewing Timesheets as well as submission period are defined in Timesheet Profiles.
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Comindware Project system requirements
Viewed 76 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

If you want to use Comindware Project in the cloud, all you need is just the latest released version of one of the supported browsers listed below. Your web browser also must support JavaScript and cookies. The minimum resolution of your screen shoul...
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Third Party Software Used in Comindware Project
Viewed 76 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Third Party Software Notices and/or Additional Terms and Conditions  Title of the componentBrief description of the componentLicenseSource code storage address  1 Antlr3  Another Tool for Language Recognition, is a language tool that provides a fr...
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Comindware for Outlook does not show up in Outlook after installation
Viewed 75 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Sometimes after Comindware for Outlook installation, the add-in doesn’t show up in MS Outlook even if you restart it. It may occur when some system security settings on your machine don’t allow third-party add-ins integration into MS Outl...
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How to remove Comindware Project from a server
Viewed 74 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Removing Comindware Project from your machine is as easy as any other software uninstallation. Simply go to Control Panel -> Programs and Features, find Comindware Project in the list, right-click on it and select the “Uninstall” option from the d...
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Where can I get the latest Comindware Project build?
Viewed 74 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

If you have the on-premise version of Comindware Project, you may need to download the latest product build, for example to update the software on your server. If you use Comindware Project in the cloud, all updates are installed for you automaticall...
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Feature comparison of mobile apps and add-ins in Comindware Project
Viewed 73 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Even though the server part of Comindware Project needs to be installed to a server machine (in case of the cloud version we install it to our servers for you), product users can access it from a wide variety of both stationary and mobile devices. As...
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WBS
Viewed 72 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

WBS can be used to plan projects with complex hierarchical structures. The information you see in WBS is identical to the one seen in Tasks. Task card can be opened by clicking on the “i” icon. WBS
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Data retention policy for Comindware Project
Viewed 70 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2018

All Comindware products are licensed on a subscription basis and therefore you may run into a situation in which your subscription expires before you have a chance to extend it (e.g. when your trial expires before you switch to the paid subscription ...
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