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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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Merlin Project: Use customized assignments multiple times

You use Merlin Project to plan your projects? Then you already know how to add resources and customize assignments.

Can you use customized assignments multiple times? Yes!
This is how it works.

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Merlin Project 5.0.9 is released

We have just released the version 5.0.9. This maintenance update is important for both Merlin Project and Merlin Server.

Use "Check for updates …" to download the new macOS versions.

We have also updated Merlin Project Express. The new versions will be provided in the Mac App Store or at SetApp – right after its review.

Posted by Frank Blome on November 20th, 2018 under Products
Tags: merlin-project merlin-server merlin-project-express release

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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Project Management with a bit of Magic!

Merlin Project combines traditional methods with Kanban.