Good news! Full Monte 2016 for Microsoft Project has been announced by Barbecana and is available for immediate download. Full Monte is a popular tool for quickly evaluating the impact of uncertainty and risk in your schedules. Even better news is that this is a free update for existing customer with support contracts.
Let’s take a quick look at what’s in this new release.
Full Monte 2016 New Features
Full Monte now sports a new spreadsheet interface which allows for a more simplified data entry process, supports inheritance through the project structure and also allows uncertainty data to be entered/updated in standard Microsoft Project views.
New templates in Full Monte 2016 make it easier to assign uncertainty information and allows users to express their confidence in provided estimates. Templates can be defined with specific sets of uncertainty information. This allows organizations to model risk matrices/groups/bands and simplify the assignment of uncertainty information to tasks.
Other new features also include:
- Resource rate uncertainty
- Analysis of historical estimates
- Joint Confidence Limit (JCL) scatter graphs and enhanced reports
Full Monte 2016 supports Microsoft Project from version 2007 through 2016. All risk and uncertainty data continues to be stored in Microsoft Project so there is no ‘export’ required and standard Microsoft Project functionality can be used to modify and review Full Monte data.
A solid update with some great new features and capabilities that will be welcomed by both existing users and new users alike. As an existing user with a support contract, it’s a no brainer to update to Full Monte 2016 For Microsoft Project. If you are new to Full Monte, you can check out a full working version by downloading a free 30-day trial version here.