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Gant Chart in Project Management

Gant Chart in Project Management

Gantt Chart is a graphical representation of tasks as segments on a time scale. It helps plan and monitor project development or resource allocation. There are list of tasks, project milesones and stages. The horizontal axis is a time scale, expressed either in absolute or relative time. Gantt chart can be used for planning in virtually any industry. There are major project planning tools using gantt chart for creating project plan. For instance, using ConceptDraw PROJECT together with ConceptDraw MINDMAP for planning marketing actions is very effective way. It makes ConceptDraw Office best marketing project management software for gantt chart planning marketing message, scheduling stages when to send massive text messages or when use email marketing services in specific projects. There are simple steps on how to use project management software for marketing, sales actions and product support. This is simple all in one toolbox for managers who need best project management software for small business as for planning and brainstorming as for reporting at project execution stage. Using gantt charts together with mindmap visuals and professional presentations charts make it excellent creative project management software. ConceptDraw PROJECT is portfolio project management software it allows manage many projects with multi gantt chart. Read more

How to Report Task's Execution with Gantt Chart

ConceptDraw PROJECT’s powerful reporting engine lets you generate a set of tabular reports with just one click, or visualize your project as Radial Tasks Structures, Work Breakdown Structures and Resource Calendars. It also provides you with dynamic Project Dashboards. Read more

How to Discover Critical Path on a Gantt Chart

ConceptDraw PROJECT is the Gantt chart software that implements critical path method to provide the user with a wide set of project management tools. Read more

Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) with ConceptDraw PRO

Program Evaluation and Review Technique (abbr. PERT) is a method developed by Ministry of Defense of the USA in 1958 for the project of creation the missile system Polaris. PERT diagram is one of the tools for project management that lets greatly simplify the planning and scheduling of large and complex projects. PERT diagram provides evaluation of project run-time and labor forces, it helps to analyze the time necessary for execution each of project tasks and the whole project, and to calculate the project critical path. PERT chart depicts the set of tasks connected each other in order of their execution and is constructed according to one of definite rules - AOA (activity on arrow) or AON (activity on node). It doesn't give you ready concrete decisions, but helps to find them. Design easy the PERT diagrams in ConceptDraw PRO software enhanced with Seven Management and Planning Tools solution from Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. You have a possibility to build the PERT chart of any type, but AON variant is easier for building and perception. Read more

Gantt charts for planning and scheduling projects

ConceptDraw PROJECT is an excellent simple project scheduling software. It maintain classic project gantt charts and the line of professional reports on resources usage. It include handy critical path scheduling software tools and diagraming tools which helps prepare the presentation of project status. It include project tracking dashboard to keep project metrics upto date, also it have handy feature to export project management dashboard in excel file. Read more

How to Create Gantt Chart

To begin managing a new project, you will need to define the individual Tasks that must be completed to deliver it. The default view for a new project in ConceptDraw PROJECT is the Gantt Chart. Read more

Project — Working With Costs

ConceptDraw PROJECT delivers a rich set of built-in functionalities and optional product extensions that support your daily workflow in time-saving and creative ways. This video lesson will teach you how to work with costs in your project document. Read more

Activity Network Diagram Method

Activity Network Diagram - This sample was created in ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software using the Seven Management and Planning Tools solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. This sample shows the PERT (Program Evaluation Review Technique) chart of the request on proposal. A request for proposal (RFP) is a request of the company or the organization to potential suppliers to submit the business proposals for service or goods that it is interested to purchase. The RFP is represented on the initial procurement stage and allows to define the risks and benefits. Read more

Project Timeline

Project timeline is a type of chart which allows visually represent the chronology of works for the project, placing the key points of the project (milestones) on a timescale. You need to make professional looking project timeline? Create it with ConceptDraw PRO! ConceptDraw PRO extended with Timeline Diagrams Solution from the Management Area is the best timeline diagrams software Read more

Critical Path Method in ConceptDraw PROJECT

The Critical Path Method (CPM) is an algorithm for scheduling a set of project activities. It is an important tool for effective project management. ConceptDraw PROJECT implements this method to provide the user with a wide set of project management tools. Read more

Project — Working With Tasks

A full-featured project management solution with all the necessary functions right at your fingertips. Generates an extensive variety of reports on project and task statuses. These videos provide a series of lessons that will enhance the understanding of all our users, from people just starting out with the software, through to expert users. Read more

Activity Network (PERT) Chart

Activity Network and Project Evaluation and Review Technique, or PERT, charts are a way of documenting and analyzing the tasks in a project. This diagram is constructed as part of the process in creating a schedule of corrective actions. The Activity Network Chart (PERT) shows the logical connections and consequence of tasks to be performed. It displays the time period for problem solving and the implementation of all activities through the critical path. Read more

Presenting Documents with Skype

Presentation tools. A convenient tool to present documents via Skype. Share your desktop, collaborate on documents in real-time and run a web conference one-on-one or one-to-many. A tool for sharing and presenting business documents via Skype. Allows to present Microsoft® Word®, Microsoft PowerPoint®, Microsoft Project® and plenty mindmapping formats. Read more

ConceptDraw PROJECT is an effective tool for new and experienced users with a fine balance of usability and powerful functionality. Read more

Managing the task list

Four lessons explaining how to manage your task list in a Gantt chart. You will learn how to adjust your Gantt chart view, how to add/delete tasks or subtasks, how to change tasks hierarchy, how to show/hide subtasks. Read more