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About and Extras

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 Comindware product version you are using right now in the top left corner. Downloads " Read More


Active Directory

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. There are two options on how integration can be configured: Data imported from Microsoft AD can&r... Read More


Activity

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 it by click “Unfollow” in the dropdown menu. Start a discussion on any topic you w... Read More


Approvals

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. Read More


Automated Priority Based Planning

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 see all effects of the changes. This saves managers a great deal of time on project planning compare... Read More


Awards

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 personal profile. Read More


Backup process and policy for Comindware Project

To protect your data from hardware failure, viruses or accidental deletion it’s very important to make backups. Comindware Project offers such an important feature and allows you to make backups anytime you need it. Thus you can be sure all your projects, users, tasks, progress on tasks, comments, and attached files will be safe. In Comindwar... Read More


Comindware for Outlook

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 the Outlook add-in shipped with Comindware Project which is called Comindware for Outlook. Wit... Read More


Comindware Project FAQ

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: What is Comindware Team Network platform? What are the system requirements for Comindware Project? Do ... Read More



Comindware Project installation to a client server: IIS or Windows service

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 get the Comindware local web server, so all Comindware programs and components become available... Read More


Comindware Project Manual Activation

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 registered in your user account at Comindware website. Learn how to do that in this article.D... Read More


Comindware Project Quick Start in 11 Steps

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 Comindware Team Network. 1. Create a project. 2. (Optional) Invite project members. 3.... Read More


Comindware Project system requirements

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 should be at least 1024 X 768 pixels. • Internet Explorer  8.0, 9.0, 10.0• ... Read More


Data retention policy for Comindware Project

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 or if your commercial subscription fails because of an expired credit card it uses, etc.). ... Read More


Discussions

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 for unlimited number of users as a part of Comindware Team Network. Stay up-to-date since all the up... Read More


Document Management

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, where you can see documents you have access to. These can be documents you’ve uploaded or docu... Read More


Documents

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 description is available only for the person who uploaded the document. Add followers to the documen... Read More


Dоcuments

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 Project and Rooms, can be found in My Work Documents. Read More


Dосuments

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 Project and Rooms, can be found in My Work Documents. Read More


E-mail Server

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 settings pass the connection test. Read More


Enabling Single Sign-On for Comindware Project

For your convenience, you can enable Single Sign-On (SSO) for Comindware Project installed on your server so your teammates can use their Windows credentials to access the product. The procedure depends on whether you have Comindware Project installed as: Windows Service SSO for Comindware for Outlook IIS SSO for Comindware for Outlook &nbs... Read More


Feature comparison of mobile apps and add-ins in Comindware Project

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 a user of the main web-based interface (accessible via any modern web browser), you have access to ... Read More


Free Comindware Team Network Licenses

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 People list and Org Chart to find and contact colleagues. If you want these free users to start wo... Read More


How to get Comindware Project for on-premise installation

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 technical environment. If you want to go the second way and have the on-premise trial instance, simply foll... Read More


How to remove Comindware Project from a server

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 drop-down menu.   Once the uninstallation process is started, you’ll... Read More


How to Stay Up to Date

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 Subscribe to immediate e-mail notifications on project updates. Or receive a daily summary of all things y... Read More


Introduction to User Guide

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 the Profile area and its functionality; My Work - description of the My Wo... Read More


Licensing

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 purchased. Subscription for all users should have same end date, so in case you need to by additional lice... Read More


Managing licenses in Comindware Project

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 are paid options so you’ll need a license to be able to perform these actions. At the same time,... Read More


Notifications

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 notifications Read More


Org Chart

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 changing particular fields is based on whether integration with Microsoft Active Directory is set up and s... Read More


People

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 changing particular fields is based on whether integration with Microsoft Active Directory is set up and... Read More


Planning a Project

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 Project start date 2. Create tasks Create task 3. Assign tasks Assign task ... Read More


Predictive Gantt-Chart

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-optimistic about it. Features: All uncompleted tasks (including dependent ones) are rescheduled for the futu... Read More


Profile

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. Learn more about skill management. Add day-off to indicate that you won’t be available during p... Read More


Project Tasks

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 tasks up and down. Project is scheduled automatically based on task assignees, priorities and depende... Read More


Projects

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 important project changes. Project report Read More


Reports

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 scope changes over time Project progress in terms of total time spent. Use labels to mark important pro... Read More


Resource Pools

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 Management. Read More


Sales FAQ

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 our support team right away. Contents What license types are available? What is the licensing polic... Read More


Security

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 of security settings as stated in their description in the product. Creation of custom security gro... Read More


Skills

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 avoid duplication and misleading information. Read More


Support and Maintenance FAQ

This article provides answers to the most frequently asked questions related to Comindware 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 our support team right away. Contents: How can I contact support for help? What are the hours of operation of the Customer ... Read More


Tasks

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 project planning. To learn more about what affects project plan, read about Automated Priority Base... Read More


Third Party Software Used in Comindware Project

Third Party Software Notices and/or Additional Terms and Conditions   Title of the component Brief description of the component License Source code storage address  1 Antlr3  Another Tool for Language Recognition, is a language tool that provides a framework for constructing recognizers, interpreters, compilers, and translators from grammatica... Read More


Timesheet Profiles

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. Timesheets can be than used for Timesheet reporting. Read More


Timesheets

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 reporting 4. Timesheet profiles set-up How to submit a timesheet: Go to My Work > Ti... Read More


Timеsheets

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 send a Timesheet to the person who will be reviewing your Timesheet as it is de... Read More


Timеshеets

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 is taken from the Timesheets. You can select whether you’d like to see only data f... Read More


Tracking a Project

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 date. Learn more about Predictive Gantt-Chart. Thus Comindware Project prevents project manage... Read More


Users cannot get into Comindware Project after the server hardware is changed

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, your license kays are tied to your current server hardware ID. Thus you can be sure no one wi... Read More


WBS

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 Read More


Where can I get the latest Comindware Project build?

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 automatically as a part of the cloud server maintenance. You can get the latest Comindware Project&nbs... Read More


Work Calendars

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 meaning that this calendar will be assigned to the new user when it is created. Work calendars affe... Read More


Workload

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 scheduled for the same time. Resource conflicts can’t happen within one project thanks to automated... Read More


Workload Management

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 scheduled for the same time. Resource conflicts can’t happen within one project thanks to automated... Read More


Аctivity

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. Start a discussion on any topic you want instead of sending an email to have a well-organized conver... Read More


Асtivity

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-organized conversation. Awards can be given to most prominent team members. Custom awards can be created ... Read More