RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

About RationalPlan

RationalPlan Project Management Software is a powerful project management software designed to assist project managers in developing plans, allocating resources, tracking progress, managing budgets and analyzing workload. Useful for project planning, project scheduling and project tracking.

If you are working in the area of construction, engineering, services&consulting, business, software development or even working on a simple student project then you can use RationalPlan. It will help you to complete your project as scheduled, on time and within budget.

If you have projects that are interrelated that is certain tasks from one project depend on other tasks from the other projects then you should opt in for a Multi Project version. Even more... you should choose a Multi Project version if you have resources that are working in multiple projects. Otherwise the Single Project version is enough.

Here are some key reasons for using RationalPlan Project Management Software:

* manage your company's projects and share resources between them
* provides a clean way to break down your project, build schedules, allocate resources, and manage budgets
* get resources and finances under control (realistic cost estimates mechanisms, screening cash-flow time distribution for tasks and resources)
* gives you a step by step project guide that walks you through the project management process so you can lay down a project plan immediately
* different scenarios capability via multiple undo/redo levels will allow you to make changes and safely get back
* track project evolution regarding task's completion, time and costs
* brings project's critical issues to your attention

The application is covering project management area from WBS construction, project planning and scheduling to critical path management, overallocated resources detection, project and task tracking, cost estimation.


Key benefits of RationalPlan

Working on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux and within any web browser


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Overall rating

4.4 /5
(99)
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4.7/5
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4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.4/5
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4.5/5

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Gary
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  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Excellent program

Reviewed on 9/11/2018

Pros

Easy to use and lots of detail
Looks professional

Cons

Would like to have the ability to link tasks from the middle of a task to the start of another

John
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RationalPlan Multi

Reviewed on 15/2/2014

Project Management has always a balancing act, sometimes taking a great deal of time to accurately...

Project Management has always a balancing act, sometimes taking a great deal of time to accurately schedule projects, manage resources etc... For years we have used MS Project for doing just this. That is until we found RationalPlan, and we haven't looked back. This software is truly a hidden gem. It offers similar power to MS Project, with a simplified layout, client organizing, work breakdown, scheduling, Gantt chart's etc. etc. It also supports import and export of MS Project files, so for those clients who use MS Project, transferring data back and forth is quite simple. In closing, RationalPlan allows us to plan and communicate with our clients very clearly and has far exceeded our expectations. We now use this software daily for multiple projects, and always have a clear view throughout . It does seems to take far less time to accurately set each up. We have begun to roll this out to our company and have not run into any issues regarding this transition. All in all I cannot say enough about this software and company. The support staff is extremely responsive and friendly. Thank You for a great product.

Elisabeth
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Ease of Use - Missing Function MULTI

Reviewed on 22/11/2013

Dear Sirs,

I have thoroughly tested your product and found it very intuitive, however especially...

Dear Sirs,

I have thoroughly tested your product and found it very intuitive, however especially for a Multiproject plan it is necessary that one and the same ressource (Person) can have different pricing ( e.g. internal/external project/special price project) but is only limited with time per day. I think it would be better to allow a cost change within the project and to eliminate it at the ressource or make the cost more flexible with more prices to choose.

Response from Stand By Soft

Thanks for the feedback Elisabeth, this is on the to-do list but I can not commit for a due date yet as there are a lot of things on the server version

Bill
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  • Industry: Management Consulting
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Bill's MyReview

Reviewed on 1/3/2017

I think this is the best project management software for the Mac at an affordable price. It is easy...

I think this is the best project management software for the Mac at an affordable price. It is easy to use with most of the features found in the Microsoft project management softwareI am still wishing for a PERT Chart

Pros

I use this software to help me develop proposals.

Cons

Only thing I miss is the PERT Chart

Leonardo
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  • Industry: Oil & Energy
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

good but...

Reviewed on 17/2/2017

It's good value for money but the options to print the Gantt diagram are confused or non existent....

It's good value for money but the options to print the Gantt diagram are confused or non existent. There no options to limit the dates for the printing (ie. I want to print form january to september eventhough the Project goes to december), there is no option to copy the diagram to another application, so we have to print in PDF and then copy it, etc. It's not friendly for report elaboration.

Pros

Value for money, does the work

Cons

It's not very friendly, lack of features to ease the elaboration of reports

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RationalPlan FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for RationalPlan.

RationalPlan offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$0.00
  • Pricing model: Free Version
  • Free Trial: Available

RationalPlan can be used as On Premise with a one time payment or as SAAS with a monthly payment.

RationalPlan has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

RationalPlan supports the following languages:

Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian

RationalPlan supports the following devices:

RationalPlan integrates with the following applications:

Dropbox Business, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Microsoft Project

RationalPlan offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, Chat

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