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What Software do you use to create your WBS?
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And do you have a way to integrate the schedules within the WBS into Microsoft Project? I have come accross videos of people integreating Visio WBS to MS Project but it doesn't look very intuitive and I'm curious what this community does.
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I've made the WBS in Project, but I found it works better to create it in Word (which happens to support the numbering format quite nicely). The Word document is a conversation piece, and it worked well because it's easy to share, easy to read, and easy to edit.

I've never tried to import a Word doc into Project. I assume it won't work, but honestly I never even thought to try. I just did the work myself and felt satisfied that my WBS was better.
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I usually use MindMapper to create my WBS. It´s a very easy program to use and you can export your WBS into Microsoft Project.
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WBS outlines can be copied & pasted from MS Word into MS Project and MSP will respect the indents...
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you can check smartsheet
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You could use XMind to draft the WBS backbone and then translate this to MS Project, where you add further detail.
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Try Edraw Max Breakdown Structure Software. Regards.
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MSP, Excel
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I have use spreadsheet and word processor, it makes it easy to exchange with anybody in the project while developing the WBS.

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