2-plan Desktop is a topnotch project management software that addresses the process, people and product components of projects. Its free core system and free plug-ins have no time-limits, no usage-limits, no intrusive ads, and no marketing reminders. Likewise, it does not require any email address to freely download.
2-plan Desktop is a topnotch PM tool according to a freeware review in Gizmos. Gizmos is one of PC Magazines’ Top 100 websites of 2010. It is likewise featured in the Scout Archives of the University of Wisconsin with a research team that looks out for “practical software solutions for educators, librarians and researchers” to share with the academe and “students throughout the world.”
2-plan Desktop’s process feature set includes: a graphical WBS for program management, scheduling management tools, template-making tools, a full project control feature set, and team collaboration add on for an open source, online PM tool with iPhone and Smartphone apps among others.
Its people feature set includes: teams and role resource types, stakeholder analysis, mind map for team formation, and seamless integration of radial mind map objects with linear project management objects like Gantt charts and work breakdown structures.
Its product components include materials resource type, risk management, four project plan types, an earned value management system, and SWOT analysis to name a few.