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IMAGEProjectPier is a Free, Open-Source, PHP application for managing tasks, projects and teams through an intuitive web interface. It must be downloaded and installed on your own web server. ProjectPier will help your organization communicate, collaborate and get things done Its function is similar to commercial groupware/project management products, but allows the freedom and scalability of self-hosting. Even better, it will always be free.

ProjectPier can be installed and hosted on a virtual server.

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Basic Concepts:
Every installation of ProjectPier has one owner. This is usually a company, but it can be a single person as well (eg. a freelance web designer). If it is a company, you can add employees of this company as users to ProjectPier. Users of the owner company are either administrators or standard users; depending on the context we refer to them as members.

The owner company has one or more client companies. Of course you can add employees of the client companies as ProjectPier users as well. Employees of a client company are always standard users (they canít get administrator privileges). If you happen to have partners or subcontractors you will treat them as client companies in ProjectPier.

Users have a profile (containing their contact information), a login (user name and password) and an avatar (picture). All this information is stored in the userís account. Users also have detailed permissions regarding what they are allowed to do in a specific project. Speaking of roles, there are only three of them, as mentioned above: 1. owner company employee with administration privileges 2. owner company employee 3. client company employee.

10 Reasons For Using ProjectPier

Easy to use

ProjectPier is an easy-to-use, well designed, web based project management tool with the look and feel of Web 2.0. Your collegues and clients will understand, love and use it immediately.

Easy to install

ProjectPier can be installed within minutes on any web hosting environment that supports PHP5 and MySQL (which almost any shared hosting account does).

Open Source

ProjectPier is open source software under the Honest Public License (and will always be). You don't have to pay any licence fee, you can use it for any project you like (even commercial ones), and you can modify the code yourself if you like.

Web based

ProjectPier is purely web based. The members of your project team can collaborate from anywere as long as they have Internet access and a web browser.

E-mail notification

ProjectPier sends e-mail notifications for all important events. So even if project members should forget to check the website they will stay in the loop. Principles of every day work

ProjectPier uses very basic principles: It's about tasks, milestones, files and messages - things you have in any project anyway. So why not store all together in one place, accessible for the whole team?

Unlimited projects and users

ProjectPier will grow with you: There are no limits for the number of projects, clients, users or tasks you can manage. Based on PHP and MySQL

ProjectPier is based on reliable, well established open source technologies (PHP5 and MySQL). It's fast, stable and secure. Broad community

ProjectPier will be developed by a community of active users bringing in the experience of thousands of projects from all over the world.

Human touch

ProjectPier is project management with a human touch and simply the best tool for easy online collaboration.