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1. What is the purpose of a Project Management Information System (PMIS)?
A PMIS is used to setup and record project meetings.
A PMIS is central database of project standards maintained by the Project Management Institute.
A PMIS is used to gather, integrate, and disseminate project information.
2. What are the project characteristics where the use of project management software would be a major benefit to the project manager and core team?
A large project with high complexity needs to use project management software.
A distributed team in multiple locations needs to use project management software.
All projects need to use project management software.
3. What are the strength and weakness of using a spreadsheet as a PMIS?
Strength – manages data well; Weakness – hard to track relationships between tasks and between resources.
Strength – manages cost well; Weakness – cannot manage anything except cost.
Strength – easy to use; weakness – cannot manage schedule.
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