Shift Technologies Updates ThinMind -- Web-based Project Management

Charlotte, N.C. -- September 13, 2005 -- Shift Technologies announced today the latest version of the Project Management application in its ThinMind suite of Web-based workforce management solutions.

ThinMind Project Management is an integrated Web-based administrative tracking solution that provides the ability to collect, track, and organize project management information at any level of the organization. The new version of the ThinMind Project Management module is now available at http://www.ThinMind.com. Pricing is $5 per user per month, with volume discounts available. Shift Technologies offers a 30-day free trial.

New features and enhancements include:

%%Project History: Provides the ability to track all project adjustments made during the course of a project life cycle. Historical tracking is activated per project. Related information is included on status reports. History includes updates to task estimates, task dates, assignments, billing rates, and more.

  • Proactive Event Notifications: Allows project mangers, affected clients, and employees to receive notices about key project events / deadlines. Configurable notices include: task start / end reminders, budget exceeded notices, and project status postings.

  • Project Status Collection Integrated into Timesheet Application: Automates collection of project updates from employees, by allowing information to be entered into the same location as time entries. Allow project managers to focus on strategy and delivery versus data entry. Feature requires the use of ThinMind Timesheet and Project Management applications.

  • Custom Project Task Fields: Allows business specific data to be tracked at each level of the project like product line, work types, sign-off manager, and more. Fields can be named, populated, enabled, or required to meet business needs.

  • Usability Enhancements: Features added include wider screen sizes (allowing more information to be viewed or edited at once), faster pop-up calendars, and improved screen layouts better conveying key information points.

  • Express Setup Wizard: Minimizes initial setup time by providing step-by-step instructions to quickly and easily configure the system. Wizard allows mass data entry to occur, by offering ability to add 10 rows at a time in each setup step, making setup time a matter of hours.

  • Security Limitations by IP: Supports the ability to limit access to the project management application based on the user’s IP address. Added security provides extra control over when, where and who can access the information.

About Shift Technologies

Based in Charlotte, NC, Shift Technologies provides 100% Web-based workforce management solutions. The company’s flagship product suite ThinMind includes Timesheet Reporting, Expense Reporting, Issue Tracking, and Project Management. For more information, contact Shift Technologies at 888.404.7386 or visit http://www.shiftinc.com.