WBS-Customer Request

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"Just sent in a question, but exhaustively determined some missing functionality.....This tool is not setup for easy estimating a brainstormed project. There should be a function to bypass the dates where you can default the WBS to hours, and start applying hours to each work package in a WBS. It should roll up the total hours to the top of the project (without dates).....typically, if you are brainstorming, more often you want to estimate the total hours to get an estimated cost for a proposal....you can not do that here as you have to know the micro-managed project dates where it calculates the critical path...not needed in brainstorming!! just a suggestion."
(from Brahio Smith)
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Mindjet

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Posted 7 years ago

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Michael Deutch, Official Rep

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In the latest update to MindManager 2012, there is a new MindManager option to turn Effort on. Go to File, Options, task information. For each brainstorm topic, include estimated effort. Then roll up all your topics to calculate the total hours. Does this work for you?
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Here's a link for more info on the update: http://blog.mindjet.com/2012/03/mindm...