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How to Create a Free Gantt Chart Template in 10 Minutes Without Using Excel

Project managers around the world will agree, the most time consuming aspect of being a project manager is creating timelines. Time is a constantly evolving variable, so it’s always a good idea to look for ways to manage it well. What if it were possible to create a Gantt chart template in 10 minutes? Even

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What Is A Gantt Chart? (And How It Made Me a Better Manager)

Every year, the manufacturing company where I used to work had a holiday party. In addition to drinks, dancing, and dinner, it featured an awards ceremony where employees received prizes for “Best Smile,” “Microsoft Master,” stuff like that. I can’t remember now what awards I got, but none of them were ever for “Best Team

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Gantt Chart Software that Every Project Manager Needs to Know About

When Henry Laurence Gantt (1861-1919) developed his now-famous bar chart to record the progress of U.S. government workers in 1917, he probably never realized that future project managers would owe him a debt of gratitude. Over 100 years later, we’re still using Gantt charts to: Visualize a project’s critical path Create baselines for scope, schedule,

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How to use a Simple Gantt Chart to Reverse Engineer a Complex Project

If you’re managing a complex project, a simple Gantt chart may be the perfect tool to help you keep track of all the moving parts. You don’t have to be an expert to use one, we’ll show you why you it’s useful and how to set up your first Gantt chart.   How to use

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Step by step process: resource planning with a simple Gantt chart tool

As mentioned in an earlier post, resource planning begins with devising a plan which outlines the necessary resources for your project. Toggl Plan works great for visualizing and planning, but if you want to try out Gantt charting, there are plenty of options out there. We picked GanttProject since it is a free and open

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How To Use Gantt Charts And Why Are They Beneficial?

An introductory guide to how to use Gantt charts We already talked about the advantages of the Gantt charts over to do lists or any other classic way of planning the project’s activities, but we haven’t talked very much about how to use Gantt charts. Admit it; it’s truly hard to stay organized with those

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Why are Gantt charts used in software project management?

In our previous posts, we have listed some advantages of using Gantt charts and discussed when they should be used if we want successful project tracking and reporting. We stressed how important Gantt charts are in establishing the critical path, dependencies, slack, and assessing the overall progress of a project. Software project management differs from

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When should we use Gantt charts for project management?

When should we use Gantt charts for project management? We have discussed in an earlier post about the many advantages Gantt charts have to offer when it comes to project management. Whenever you feel bombarded by endless tasks or you feel that you have lost focus of the project, we recommend you use Gantt charts.

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What Are The Advantages Of Using A Gantt Chart In Project Management?

Ok, so you’ve got your next project coming up and it’s time for planning. If you’re like us, you are probably well fed up with the boredom of planning stuff in classic to-do lists and you crave for something visually more appealing and motivating. Welcome to the wonderful world of Gantt charts. This method of