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Merry Christmas

We will be back after a short break

Merry Christmas from ProjectWizards. Watch out for Santa Merlin and his Bar-Deers.

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Posted by Stefanie Blome on December 21st, 2018 under Internal
Tags: greetings holidays christmas

City Images of our training locations

We have been using small pictures for the cities in which we hold our trainings for some years now. Either done through our training partners, such as Gupta Consulting and LGO Knowledge Ltd., or through ourselves.

Our designer Sascha Schmidt turns these city images into real artwork. How much you like them shows that we are always being asked to make these pictures available as wallpapers, or to print on mugs or mousepads.

At least all pictures should be shown once in the overview. We are happy to comply with the last wish today. Here are our cityscapes in alphabetical order. Point or click on a picture to get details.

The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany The Story Bridge in Brisbane, Australia The Faneuil Hall in Boston, MA, United StatesRead more...

Posted by Frank Blome on July 18th, 2018 under Internal
Tags: cities

Happy holidays

Our offices will be closed for Christmas

What an eventful year for ProjectWizards and Merlin Project. It's time to take a short break. We will close our offices for the holidays but you can still reach us for urgent support inquiries.

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Posted by Paul Henkel on December 20th, 2017 under Internal
Tags: holidays christmas greetings

Merlin Project celebrates 13th anniversary
[free give-away]

Today is a special day. Since November 9th 2004, Apple users can manage their projects with Merlin. That's right, we are celebrating the 13th anniversary of our Merlin launch. And we want our customers to celebrate with us. That's why we turn things upside down and give away a special birthday gift to you as a thank you for your support as our customer.

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Phew… what a week!

Actually, I should say ”What a year it’s been so far”, as an incredible three months have already lapsed since my last post. After a short Christmas break, we got straight down to work on version 4.2 and our new Express version of Merlin Project – with both being released this week!

Merlin Project 4.2 as well as Server and Go were released on Monday. Version 4.2 is all about Dropbox folder synchronization. I don’t know about you, but I don’t find these kind of Dropbox folders to be very helpful:

This can happen very quickly when, like here, three people are working in a shared folder. Resolving this was both our motivation and aim: To identify all Dropbox conflicts and resolve them automatically. It turns out that we discovered something unique with our synchronization engine. It was designed to answer the issue – and it did precisely this (and no, I’m not going to quote the A-Team here). Download the new version of Merlin Project 4.2 and save your project to a shared Dropbox folder. You can now work on the same project using Merlin Project on a totally different computer or, using Merlin Project Go, on an iPhone or iPad. On iOS devices, you just need to link your Dropbox account once. After that, you’ll then see all the changes automatically in your project. It really is a blast, and it puts the fun into project management!

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The 2nd highlight of the week was Merlin Project Express. Since Merlin Project first appeared, Sales & Support – and me too – have been bombarded regularly with questions asking for a cut-down version. We spent ages trying to decide on the right mix of features, and finally come up with a great set.

And with our new app, we’re also taking our first step into new sales channels. I am talking about Setapp – a new service I like to refer to as “the Netflix of Mac apps”, which I mean in a positive sense, of course. The guys’n’gals from MacPaw – also a familiar name on the Mac scene – are behind Setapp. We took a look at this new service when it first launched and were so blown away by it that we didn’t have a second thought about jumping on board. And the best thing: You can give it a go at zero risk as the first month costs nothing. After that, US$9.99 (yes, really: dollars) gets debited from your credit card each month.

And with this, we really have earned ourselves the weekend off ;-)

Best wishes
Frank Blome

Posted by Frank Blome on March 31st, 2017 under Internal
Tags: friday

Project Management with a bit of Magic!

Merlin Project combines traditional methods with Kanban.