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The Open Office Project (OOP) is part of an open-source project called Open Office developed by Sun Microsystems. “The project is primarily sponsored by Sun Microsystems, which is the primary contributor of code to the Project. Our other major corporate contributors include Novell, RedHat, RedFlag CH2000, IBM, and Google. Additionally, over 450,000 people from nearly every curve of the globe have joined this Project with the idea of creating the best possible office suite that all can use” (Open Office, 2013). Basically the OPP software mirrors the software suite of products offered by Microsoft. Open Office Project is very similar to Microsoft Project but dose not offer ...view middle of the document...

Additional time is added to a project when the PMS desired by the project manager is new to even one team member. There are other negative sides; “Software metrics can be very powerful tools that help achieve your goals but it is important to use them correctly, as they also have the power to demotivate project teams and steer development in the wrong direction.
The utilization of OOP for the J. Smith & Associates (JSA) furniture & equipment project could be useful with additional training of the OOP software. The JSA furniture & equipment project will follow the Traditional Project Management (TPM) approach. The Linear Project Management Life Cycle Model is the most appropriate TPM. The project follows scope, plan, launch, monitor & control and close processes and the OOP are well suited for a linear project. With easier access to the project plan via lap tops or hand held internet access devices the full project plan becomes portable. Changes and updates through OOP will automatically update other documents affected by these events. The client or senior management can access project plan at any time to follow the progress of the operation.
The OOP software functions as a scheduler allowing a software user the ability to visualize former, current and future events. This is very useful tool to follow up with subcontractors to insure their readiness for their phase of the project. Additional OOP functions can assist with the monitoring and control of subcontractor’s actions.
Many large scale operations only use whiteboards and post-it notes with a high level of success. Wysocki (2012) states “You...

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