When you create a Simple Gantt Chart, it provides an easy-to-follow visual path.
Some Gantt chart software even allows you to track progress right in your gantt chart.
Simple Gantt charts include columns, rows, arrows and flow drawings that direct each step of the project. This allows you to effectively track sequential milestones.
Read on for instructions on creating a simple Gantt chart!
Creating a Simple Gantt Chart
Project management can definitely be a challenge but with Priority Matrix, you can easily create Gantt charts that match up with your needs.
Priority Matrix is a lightweight priority management solution that allows you to organize team tasks and timelines, while building a Gantt chart for you based on the data that you input.
To build a Gantt chart, all you need to do is:
- List your tasks
- Assign start and end dates
- Delegate to team members, if necessary
- Click “Gantt” to access the Gantt chart
- Drag and drop within the Gantt chart to modify plans in real time
You can also modify the date range displayed in your Gantt chart, sort by team member, and display both finished and unfinished tasks.
Priority Matrix makes is easy to create and update Gantt charts. Get started with your free trial today by signing up in the box below:
Gantt Charts and Project Management
Gantt charts are important tools for project management.
Gantts allow you to easily map out tasks, events, and deadlines in a way that shows project timelines.
Using a Gantt bar chart to lay out daily, weekly and overarching agenda items is an effective way to keep each event from getting lost or under-prioritized.
Further, bar position Gantt charts let you know what needs doing and the deadline for getting it done.
In essence, a simple Gantt chart paints a visual picture of your project timeline, allowing you and your employees to grasp the project more effectively. This is especially useful if there are a lot of players on the scorecard.
When using a simple Gantt chart, you should first decide on the completion date sequence for each task.
Then, after pinning down other task details such as the expertise required to complete the task, you can delegate the task to an employee.
Sometimes, completing a project may even include hiring out-of-house resources such as contract employees or providers. This may sound overwhelming, but by using a Gantt chart that denotes who is in charge of each piece of the project, you can put your mind at ease.
How can Priority Matrix simplify the planning and execution of projects?
Let’s say your business plans to unveil a new website.
The target launch date is 4 weeks from the day the boss throws the project on your desk. The website’s redesign involves a number of new features, distributed across many team members.
As you create tasks in Priority Matrix, set due dates, and delegate responsibilities to team members with our 1-click delegation, our product simultaneously creates a Gantt chart for you, that you can access at any time.
- Priority Matrix keeps communication lines open with our in-app chat
- Our comprehensive overviews, such as the Master View and daily report, keep everyone on track
- The app automatically keeps track of everything, so you can focus on getting things done
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