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Scheduling tools have become more sophisticated in recent years, and have come to play a key role in project management. Not only are they useful in alleviating resource constraints and saving time, but they are also strategic tools which enable corporations to better align their projects to their objectives. By making more and more information available to management, scheduling tools encourage increased integration and collaboration within organizations. This article discusses some of the strategic uses of scheduling tools, and some of the issues to be taken into consideration before investing in such tools.Includes a buyer's guide that reviews and compares the features of eight leading project management scheduling software packages.
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