|13 November 2012|
GroupCamp has announced a major update for GroupCamp Project, its online project management software. This latest update includes a full redesign of the web-based user interface together with the introduction of new richer social profiles and a major feature update for GroupCamp’s online task management application.
“Our clients are investing heavily in cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS). We have worked closely with them in creating an application suite that helps them deliver to their clients, improve their team’s productivity and track their resources” said Dickel SOORIAH, GroupCamp’s co-founder.
New project management software with advanced task management features
The new major release includes new filtering options, new views for planning and resource management in GroupCamp Project's task management application. Project managers can now use the new Planning view within the Tasks application to track due dates a project and in their cross-project dashboard. The tasks application also allows managers to use tags to cross-reference tasks and use them as a way of filtering their cross-project task reports.
GroupCamp also announced the release of parallel task management, recurring tasks, percentage completion, time estimates and time records, a series of long-awaited features by GroupCamp's customer base.
Dickel SOORIAH added: “building on the success of our time tracking and timesheet software we now bring our collaborative task management application to the level that our clients have requested from us.”
New project management software with new role management
The GroupCamp rights and permissions system has also been redesigned. GroupCamp now allows account owners and administrators to fully customize the privileges for each role. Account owners and Administrator have additional delegation features. When managing a large number of projects, they can now choose which privileges to delegate to Managers.
New project management software with new enriched social profiles
GroupCamp also unveiled new enriched social profiles for account users. The Profile application is the first step in a series of upcoming features which will constitute GroupCamp's enterprise social networking product. The Profile application includes social network information together with customized fields which allows users to provide more information on their background to fellow account users
“This software release is a major milestone for us since it helps improve user experience significantly, it positions GroupCamp Project as a full featured collaboration tool in the market and the new user interface allows us to introduce our upcoming social and CRM software”