File Maker introduces the new Bento 3 Project Manager, a project management and time management program for Mac users.
Bento 3 Project Manager from File Maker comprises of a brand new set of templates designed for Mac users to track their personal projects and manage their time within one integrated, intuitive application.
Bento 3 Project Manager comes with a free 30-day trial of the popular Bento 3 personal database for Mac in addition to two professionally designed, ready-to-use templates.
Templates in the Bento 3 Project Manager include:
- Project Dashboard: Consists of forms for project overview, milestones, tasks, communications, related files such as photos and presentations, and time sheets
- Time Sheets: Consists of pre-defined Smart Collections for hours billed, hours to be billed, and amounts due; the detailed information can be located quickly using iTunes-style search
Bento 3 Project Manager also works with Bento for iPad and Bento for iPhone (both sold separately on the iTunes App store).
Users can organise their projects and time sheets on one of Apple’s popular mobile devices and then synchronise the information to their Mac. The Bento 3 Project Manager links with iCal Tasks and iCal Events, providing a central hub of information to stay more organised, on schedule and on task.
Steve McManus, Regional Manager, Asia Pacific says that the Bento 3 Project Manager enables users to cost-effectively organise all sorts of projects using the streamlined time and project management templates.
Suitable for those who would like to make the most productive use of their time in the middle of multiple priorities and responsibilities, the Bento 3 Project Manager offers easy ways to keep track of details while ensuring accurate, expedient time tracking and invoicing.
The Bento 3 Project Manager is designed to work with Bento 3, the acclaimed personal database software for the Mac. Recently named among Entrepreneur magazine’s ‘Six must-have apps’, it also has garnered 4.5 out of 5 stars from MacNN.
Since its introduction, Bento 3 has been used in many areas where project management tasks are important such as solo and home-based businesses, personal organisation, home improvement, community fundraisers and school activities.