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Notes Project Status Facility

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014045D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Oct-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Using Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) technology, the Notes Project Status Facility is a program used by project status tracking users to mail Microsoft (MS) Project tasks to assigned resources using Notes Mail. Users can then reply to these memos to report their status back to the project status tracking user. The facility will import these responses from Lotus Notes and update the project plan at the click of a button. The facility can also be used to generate reports relating to tasks that are overdue as well as those assigned to specific resources The disclosed system enables project managers and other users to request status from assignees and update their project plans at the click of a button. 1