GANTT is a form of project schedule. Use this tag for general GANTT questions. If you are using a specific software package, use that tag instead.

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Resource usage total doesn't match Gantt chart total

I have an MS Project file where the total value of the effort calculated by adding up each resource in the Resource Usage sheet is greater than the total effort of the tasks in the Gantt chart. I've ...
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lead and lag times

in the Project Management framework I am developing http://www.lowcoupling.com I have defined a Domain Specific Language enabling a declarative description of schedules and plans. Like Project ...
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Is there any of Special way of showing Tentative Tasks in a Gantt graph using Project Libre?

I'm documenting a Software Web Application Project Plan. The customers have sent us: 1) snapshots of the various Web pages, and 2) Change Request Snapshots of some existing Web pages that we already ...
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Why can't there be more than one preceeding relationship between two tasks in a Gantt diagram?

Consider two tasks: Coding and Testing. Testing starts some time after Coding starts and continues, until Coding stops. However, I cannot reflect such a relationship with Planner Project Management. ...
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Conflict in team over Scrum vs Gantt

I'm a developer in a very small startup consisting of 6 people, and I have decided to cure our lack of organization now that we have clients. To give a little context, here is our organization: 2 ...
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Circular project visualisation tool that resembles a cross between Gantt and pregnancy calculator disc

I find it hard to visualise projects across the years on a Gantt chart, especially when there are seasonal tasks repeating. It would be nice to have a tool that looks like a pregnancy calculator ...
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Unable to schedule a 4-hour task completed over 2 days in Gantt Chart

I'm trying to create a detailed Gantt chart, using MS Project 2013, for a project in one of my courses. Being a student, I'm not working the same number of hours every day. For example, I may have a ...
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Let MS Project 2010 assign resources to tasks?

Technical question concerning MS Project 2010: I have a Gantt with a list of tasks. For each task I have the work defined (ex: 2 wks). Each task can only have one person (resource) assigned to it. ...
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Showing Microsoft Project files to people without Project

The project managers at my company were asked to use Microsoft Project 2013 to track our projects, but many of the business stakeholders do not have Project installed. It looks like I cannot just ...
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what is resources in gantt chart for IT project

I want to schedule tasks using the Gantt chart. The project is developing a Web application. I was stuck in the selection of resources for each task; knowing the developer for these tasks is only one ...
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Update project plan, rescheduling and dates

I'm trying to understand the update function in MS Project 2010 and I hope you can help. Let's say I have a road-project where I have divided a task in to several activities based on where the task ...
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How do I auto-level a project mid-duration taking into account % complete on tasks?

I have a MS Project 2007 plan with six months of work in it. I'm updating the % Work Complete on the tasks as we progress through the plan each week and month. I'm moving the "Project Start" date ...
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Example Gantt charts in proposals - how to remove dates in MS Project?

We are a B2B service provider. Many of our potential customers want to see a Gantt chart in the proposal. These are created based on a broadly estimated start date. Our problem: our clients aren't ...
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Program management and the value of Gantt charts when dates are predetermined

I work for a very large organization not in the PM role that has historically had problems with project leadership and project management in general. They have recently broken up and were reformed as ...
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How to print task list & gantt chart from a specific date range

I want to print the task list and the Gantt chart in a specific date range (as illustrated in the image below). How can I do it? The default print scheme wastes paper and is difficult to read. I have ...
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Project, Time, and Task Management software 1 person [closed]

I have spend countless hours trying demos of the 100's of types of project and task management software out there, and none seem to fit the bill of exactly what I am looking to accomplish. I decided ...
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Gantter/ProjectLibre multiple resources to one task, start ASAP, divide work unequally

I am using Gantter and/or ProjectLibre (which are both almost identical to Microsoft Project in functionality). I think that if there is a solution to this in Microsoft Project, then it will work in ...
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What are the metrics that can be analysed or derived from a Gantt Chart?

Firstly, I am a programmer writing a software for analysing gantt charts. Can someone please explain what types of analysis that project managers often do based on these gantt charts? What types of ...
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Excluding MS project, what software can be used to determine Critical Path?

Being new to this field, I've read quite about Critical Path and now understand its important to closing a project on time and on budget. I don't have MS Project, so as an alternative, what's a solid ...
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Microsoft Project - How to quick-filter tasks in this week

As subject, on early Monday, I want to see "what we planned to do in this week". At late Friday, I want to see "what has done/delayed in this week". However, I can't find how to quick-filter tasks ...
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What are the benefits of using Gantt charts during the execution phase of a project?

After a decade of managing software projects, I've found Gantt charts to have very limited use after the Planning phase. What are the perceived benefits of Gantt charts, especially during the ...
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Programs for making gantt charts [closed]

Other than Microsoft Project what are some of the other programs out there that are great for making gantt charts, the best I could find is GanttProject.
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Project Management Gantt Tool makes All Tasks Concurrent

All the gantt tools I have tried make all tasks concurrent, until I specify start date or dependencies. I do not yet know the start date, and not all tasks have dependencies (well not enough to fully ...
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What is the relationship between WBS and Gantt chart? [closed]

It seems all the two do just one thing: breakthrough the works that we must do in our project.
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Exporting a multiple project query from TFS to Project?

In my company most of the projects are within the same TFS (team system) team-project. Though a more general overview is necessary for execs or cross-application services (IT, DBA and such). Oh, and ...
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A good cloud solution for making Gantt charts

I am looking to make and maintain a Gantt chart, but I am unable to find any suitable solutions. It should be a cloud (meaning online) solution, so there can be several collaborators. It should also ...
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Is it possible to reduce costs by crashing a project?

I'm working on a study assignment, which involves creating a WBS and GANTT chart for a 6-month project. Then I'm supposed expedite one of the tasks by increasing resources to it, thus decreasing the ...
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Where should one put a large Gantt chart in a project report?

I made a Gantt chart for my computing project at university. I am writing up the thesis at the moment and I am wondering where I should put my Gantt chart. I currently have my Gantt chart taking up a ...
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Time managing multiple projects [closed]

I am looking for a tool that will let me plan out multiple projects, and have the tasks represented on a single gannt chart so as to keep many projects moving whilst not losing track of position. I ...
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Best usage of milestones in a Gantt

Background I'm building a project Gantt, involving multiple teams. In the past I've had a good experience with a Gantt as a means of planning a project but not so much as a means of tracking a ...
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How to create/track a project Gantt while aggregating multiple functional teams plans

I'm taking over a project as a project manager where several functional teams deliver and integrate. Those teams are also delivering to other projects. Each of the teams is expected to have its own ...
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What Gantt Chart software can be coupled tightly with the development process for minimum effort required?

From a software developer's point of view, maintaining a gantt chart (such as marking off tasks as complete or reassigning them, etc) can become cumbersome when dealing with a separate piece of ...
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Are Gantt diagrams compatible with Agile methods?

If they are, is it simple to use them with theses methods? Have you some use cases to present?
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In What case Gantt diagrams can be useful ?

Since a managing projects, i've never figured out the utility of this tool: We must do it before working, but for me, it's impossible to fill it (even a little) before the end of the project. When I ...