Project Planning 101

Sometimes it is just good to get back to discussing the basics. How we plan out projects and how we get the project kicked off will vary from organization to organization and from project manager to project manager. How we do this very important part of each project can even be influenced by our project customer – depending on how much say they want in how the project is run or planned. [More]

What can an Observer do?

Observers can view the project, but cannot make any changes, except to update tasks to which they are assigned.Team or Professional Edition license holders can grant an unlimited number of Resources with Observer access to anyone who also has a paid edition of Viewpath.Team Edition users can also ad... [More]

What can a Guest do?

Starter Edition users can add unlimited "Guests" from any organization. "Guests" don’t have full project visibility, but it’s easy for them to collaborate on assigned activities.  Users on the Starter Edition also have the ability to share the entire project by using Viewpath's built-in PDF function... [More]

Does Viewpath have time sheets?

Viewpath allows users to track time using a Time Sheet feature.This feature is available on upgraded accounts. It includes the ability to: Use a timer to start/stop time tracking while working on assigned tasks Choose between Billable and Non-billable tasks Manually add times View assigned tasks acr... [More]

How do you create Parent/Child dependencies?

Select the checkboxes for the tasks to be designated as Child tasks. Click the blue right-arrow icon in the toolbar to indent tasks and create the Parent-Child relationship. The Parent task will be bolded and each column on the Parent row will display a summary roll-up of all the Child tasks.Please ... [More]

Why can’t I change the dates on Child Tasks?

If you have a set of tasks with a Parent-Child relationship and the Parent task is linked to a Predecessor, the child tasks will be constrained and you will not be able to change the dates. Rather than linking to the Parent task, link to the first Child task in the set in order to avoid this issue.