Help Me Help You
Tags: Scheduling   v3.2   Team   Features  
29/09/2011 11:05 AM

By Paul Berger

I often get out to customer's sites, and it’s amazing what you find out.

I was recently at a customer’s and they started up Jim2, then proceeded to open the Schedule... wait... wait... wait... it took over a minute to open!

Now these guys make heavy use of the Schedule in Jim2, huge amounts of tasks, resources etc. and just assumed that’s the way it is, but this was unacceptable to me. As soon as I got back to the office we revamped the Schedule loading in v3.2. It now loads for this customer in under 4 seconds.

On a sad note, said customer advised they can no longer make a coffee after logging in...

Another customer had incredibly wide screens (which Jim2 just loves btw), but even I was having difficulty working out which line on a list I was actually on. Everywhere we can in v3.2, the current line is now highlighted in pale blue. Much nicer!

Both these things were quick and simple for us to fix, and benefit everyone – we simply didn’t know. Little things can make a big difference when you do it all day every day.

So - talk to me! Have a little niggle? Let us know! Help us, help you...

PKB

About Paul

Paul is the Technical Director of Happen Business, and authored the original Jim (Job Information Management) in 1990.

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Paul Berger is the sole designer and developer of the original Job Information Management (Jim – DOS version) in 1990. Paul currently heads the development team of Jim 2 (the Windows-based version of the original application). His experience is clearly evident in the clean architecture and functionality of Jim 2. This product is positioned as one of the few business software applications currently able to adapt to the new market demands for true B2B and B2C interaction.