Project Management with TaskJuggler

KDE User and Administrator Conference

2004 KDE Community World Summit

Speaker: Chris Schläger

Language: English

Talk is scheduled for: Sunday, 29th of August 2004, 15:30 - 16:15

Check the Schedule for an overview of all talks during this conference.

The talk is an introduction to version 2.x of the TaskJuggler Project Management Software. It will describe the concept and ideas behind TaskJuggler and then continue with a brief overview of the project description language. Basic topics like task hierachies, resource definitions, resource allocations, vacations, and shifts will be covered.

Using a made-up software development project as an example, the whole workflow of project planing, project tracking and profit and loss analysis will illustrated. The new KDE TaskJuggler Project Viewer will be demonstrated. Finally report generation and XML exporting will be explained.

The talk is intended for everybody that is involved with planing and tracking of projects. Basic project management skills are very helpful to follow the talk, but are not mandatory.

About Chris Schläger

Chris Schlaeger

Chris Schlaeger, born 1970, joined SUSE in January 2000 as Director of Distribution Development where he was instrumental in expanding SUSE's product portfolio into the enterprise -- including the addition of several new hardware platforms such as AMD x86-64, IBM i, p and zSeries. He also expanded SUSE's "Single Source Code for all hardware platforms" strategy from 3 to currently 10 different platforms.

Previously, Schlaeger worked as General Manager of AXYS Design Automation. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Aachen University of Technology, Germany, concentrating on Compiler Technology and design and simulation of Embedded Systems. He is also a long-time member of the KDE Core Team.

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