Mobile menu

Management tool. T.O.M or Projetex??
Thread poster: Matthew Holway

Matthew Holway  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 03:30
Italian to English
+ ...
May 9, 2008

Hi all. Yes, I've had it with excel, manual invoicing and losing track of projects! I've spotted a couple of questions from last year about T.O.M (http://www.jovo-soft.de/) and there is still no feedback at all. Is anybody actually using T.O.M?? I can't even find one decent review on the web. I don't really want to dish out 550 Euro for an obsolete program. Then again it looks like it has all the functions I need, including e.mail tracking etc , invoicing database of freelancers and agencies, etc... (we are a team of more than 20 translators working with about the same number of agencies.). Or do I go for Projetex?? Or should I toss a coin?

I would appreciate it greatly if some kind soul would cast some light in this rather dark and confusing corner.

Warm regards.

Matt Holway
www.sicilyenglish.org


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Claudia Alvis  Identity Verified
Peru
Local time: 21:30
Partial member
Spanish
+ ...
Trials May 9, 2008

As far as I know, they both offer a 30-day trial. Why don't you use both programs at the same time to see which one fulfills your own requirements better?

Good luck.

Claudia


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Veroniki Velli  Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 04:30
Partial member
English to Greek
+ ...
TOM is really helpful May 9, 2008

Hello,

I am using TOM. I think that it is very very helpful and very easy to learn.
Indeed you can do whatever you like with it (invoicing, keep a record of all your projects and clients, easily calculate your earings as you can also import your expenses).

I have not used Projetex so I cannot really compare but at least I can tell you that I am in general very satisfied with TOM.

Regards,
Veroniki


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Matthew Holway  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 03:30
Italian to English
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
OK Thanks May 9, 2008

I'll try out the aforementioned respective software. Thanks Claudia and Veroniki.
Warm regards. The summer is breaking out here in Sicily. (-;

Matt Holway
Coordinator
Sicilyenglish.org


Direct link Reply with quote
 
Kate Warren  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:30
Spanish to English
+ ...
Any verdict on management tools? Aug 12, 2008

Hi Matthew

I am just starting out as a freelancer and researching management tools - did you ever try out TOM or Projectex? If so, what did you make of them?

At a glance, TOM looks great but maybe a little complicated.

Also, did you ever check out Translation Office 3000? - it does look more simple to use but I've heard it is cumbersome.

Please let me know!

With thanks

Kate


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Maria Castro[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Management tool. T.O.M or Projetex??

Advanced search


Translation news





WordFinder
The words you want Anywhere, Anytime

WordFinder is the market's fastest and easiest way of finding the right word, term, translation or synonym in one or more dictionaries. In our assortment you can choose among more than 120 dictionaries in 15 languages from leading publishers.

More info »
Protemos translation business management system
Create your account in minutes, and start working! 3-month trial for agencies, and free for freelancers!

The system lets you keep client/vendor database, with contacts and rates, manage projects and assign jobs to vendors, issue invoices, track payments, store and manage project files, generate business reports on turnover profit per client/manager etc.

More info »



All of ProZ.com
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs