Merlin 2 - Project Management for Mac
Merlin is the model tool for project management for Mac OS X. Merlin is a compact but powerful project management application,
with which each user can effortlessly plan a variety of projects.
Apart from the necessary and contained functions for project management, Merlin offers important features
which are needed during projects. Thus Merlin contains a complete risk management, a file management with
version control and also an issue tracking. Even a specialized CRM is firmly integrated in Merlin.
Each activity and event can be send to iCal. A specialized website created by Merlin offers
an easy base for communication to project members working with other operating systems.
The version v2.5 offers over one hundred new features and enhancements propelling Merlin to the top of
Mac OS X professional project management software.
- Mac OS X, Mac OS X (Version 10.4.5 or later)
- PowerPC or Intel processors
|License:||Free to try, $225.00 to buy|
Here are some of the main highlights:
- Complexity managed simply and concisely
The four different views. The contents and appearance of your view can be freely altered,
allowing you to retain a constant overview of your project - even during the planning and implementation
of comprehensive projects.
- Elements of the project
Safeguard supplementary information within your project using Merlin 2's Elements. Assign these Elements
to your projects, phases, procedures and resources. Elements contain, for example, deadlines,
risks, checklists, problems and documents for the project records.
- An inexhaustible source of knowledge and information - only a mouse click away
Agile project management now has drag and drop functionality. Simply take new iterations and phases from
the library and drop them into the project. With many documents included, the Merlin 2 library ultimately
brings the search for the right presentation of your project documentation to an end.
Merlin 2 also easily accepts your own design/presentation.
- Network-based Collaborative Project Management
Collaborate with others on the same project file over the LAN or WAN with a single mouse click.
- Access Control for Users and User Groups
Resources can be either single Users or grouped into Resource Groups both of which can be assigned to activities
and/or given specific access rights.
- Dynamic Planning Mode
Activities which haven't started yet can be automatically moved to the current date. This is great news for
devotees of Agile Project Management.
- Bi-directional Synchronization with iCal
Changes in Merlin are reflected in iCal and vice versa. You can also sync specific resources in a separate calendar.
- Enhanced Financial and Cost Models
You can now compare planned vs. actual costs with the ability to determine accruals per cost entry.
- Merlin 2.5 is fully Leopard compatible!