What is a Gantt Chart for Project Management?

A Gantt chart visually illustrates the schedule and work activities in vertical and horizontal axis. In such charts project activities are shown on vertical, time are on horizontal axis duration of project activity are positioned as the horizontal bars on the basis of their starting and finishing time. This is the widely used tool or technique for time management, as it presents information in simplest format. The chart allows project managers to see these at a glance:

  • What the various activities are
  • When each activity begins and ends
  • How long each activity is scheduled to last
  • Where activities overlap with other activities, and by how much
  • The start and end date of the whole project

These days Gantt Charts are major component in Project Management software, info-graphic by Wrike will make you clear on Gantt chart:

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How To Use A Gantt Chart For Project Management

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