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iCloud Drive Synching with Merlin Project

You use Merlin Project to plan your projects? Then you already know how easy it is to edit the same file with other Merlin Project users in your team. You simply place the project file in a common path (a network share for example) and edit it from there.

What if you want to edit the same file from multiple locations, for example with iCloud Drive?
This is how to proceed:

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Posted by Vicky Stamatopoulou on December 12th, 2018 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support save autosave iCloud sync merge macOS

Conflicts

You use Merlin Project to plan your projects? Then you already know how to insert activities, schedule them and assign resources.

Merlin Project visualizes your planning and warns you if it identifies any scheduling conflicts in your project. Scheduling warnings are shown when a specified value cannot be used. It is possible to deactivate the warnings in the View Options.

Possible warnings

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Monitoring risks in Merlin Project

As a Project Manager scheduling tasks and paying attention to work, resources and cost, you know that every project entails risks. Risks influence your project in many different ways, so you'll definitely want to keep track of them as well.

With Merlin Project you can record risks at any given time throughout the progress of your project. Just call the insert menu to add new risks as soon as they are identified. You can classify them later, assess an occurring probability, potential impact on costs, scope or the deadline and assign any required actions to the person in charge.

To monitor and keep track of all identified risks of your project, you can switch to a 'Risk' view configuration of the Attachments or Reports.

Risk Closing

Sometimes no matter how hard you try to mitigate them, risks still find a way to occur.
When this happens, just record it in the 'Did occur' checkbox. Take some time and write down the 'Lessons Learned'. You can use this experience to mitigate similar risks more effectively in the future.

You managed to mitigate a risk and need to monitor for your reports only remaining ones? This is how to proceed:

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Which Merlin do I have?

You are not sure which Merlin product you are actually using? Just check the 'About' information as shown in the following video:

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Introducing how-to videos for Merlin Project

Do you use Merlin Project to schedule your projects and check our Questions & Answers occasionally?

This is to inform you that we've updated the area and introduced some how-to videos to Merlin Project.

Questions & Answers with videos:

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Project Management with a bit of Magic!

Merlin Project combines traditional methods with Kanban.