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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Project Management, 5th Edition by G. Michael Campbell PMP, G. Michael Campbell, Sunny Baker

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How Do You Choose?

After you determine the category of software you need for your project management efforts, carefully consider several critical factors for evaluating software before you make a purchase decision. Complete the software requirements checklist shown a little later in this chapter, and then consider the factors in the following sections.
As you research which software package to buy, there are several key considerations. I’ll work through some of them, but ultimately, you will need to decide which package best fits your needs.

Pricing

Obviously, pricing is a key consideration. There is not any direct relation between price and performance in most project management programs. You will find products from well-known software ...

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