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How to Use the Effort-Driven Scheduling Method

The idea of Effort-driven scheduling in project management is that each project task can be scheduled and assumed basing to the amount of the available work hours. Effort-driven scheduling is used as the default method of project scheduling in ConceptDraw PROJECT. This means that task duration, units, and work amount for individual assignment depend on the entire work, required for a given task. Whether you add or remove resources, the total work amount still the same, while the ConceptDraw PROJECT regulates the duration of task or units assigned for the given resources.

How to Operate with Project Time Frames in ConceptDraw PROJECT

ConceptDraw PROJECT applies advanced scheduling facilities to enable you to arrange your project's tasks with existing human and material resources. Comprehension of project scheduling principle allows you to plan the project the best way to execute it. Sometimes a user is wondering why the task is moved to a different time than he supposed. Or he may be confused when a task's tardiness provoke the unwanted shift of other tasks. This article describes how do changes to the Start/Finish dates, or the Duration of the task affect the project schedule, created in ConceptDraw PROJECT.

Gant Chart in Project Management

Gant Chart is a graphical representation of tasks as segments on a time scale. It helps plan and monitor project development or resource allocation. The horizontal axis is a time scale, expressed either in absolute or relative time.
what is software project management
what is software project management

How to Edit a Project Task List

A list of a project tasks is core to any project plan. It is the basic part of a project schedule. The project task list should include all of the work associated with fulfilling the project on time. Having an entire and complete task list, the project manager will be able to estimate the costs and resources, necessary to implement the project. The project task list creation is a key piece of project management. The list of project tasks have include activities, should be performed, and the sequence in which tasks need to be completed.

How to Create Multiple Projects Schedule on macOS

ConceptDraw PROJECT lets you group separate projects into a multiproject that can share a common resource pool and a synchronized task schedule. ConceptDraw PROJECT allows you run multiple projects in the same file and even to group projects together.

Timeline Diagrams

Timeline is a powerful tool for project management and project scheduling, it is a convenient way to represent a chronological sequence of events and critical milestones along a time axis. Timeline allows quickly understand the temporal relationships and to see the progress of a project schedule.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Timeline Diagrams solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful software for fast and easy drawing useful and great-looking timeline diagrams.

Gantt charts for planning and scheduling projects

Using Gantt chart software is perfect for planning, scheduling and monitoring project development or resource allocation. ConceptDraw is simple project scheduling software for reporting project statuses and maintaining gantt charts of milestones and tasks.

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.

Project — Assigning Resources

Users new to ConceptDraw PROJECT will find the Basic lessons an essential platform for familiarizing themselves with the program′s functions. Learn how to assign resources to tasks in ConceptDraw PROJECT with this comprehensive video lesson.
Lessons for Assigning Resources using project management software ConceptDraw PROJECT
Lessons for Assigning Resources using project management software ConceptDraw PROJECT

Gantt Chart Software

ConceptDraw PROJECT is a powerful Gantt Chart Software. The Gantt Charts are useful for displaying a large amount of detailed information, project tasks and timelines in a visually pleasing, easy-to-understand format.
ConceptDraw PROJECT provides wide capabilities of importing and exporting in various formats: Microsoft Project, ConceptDraw MINDMAP , Mindjet MindManager, PDF file.

Create Floor Plans Easily with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM

There are two basic ways of creating a floor plan: hiring an interior designer or designing on one’s own. Professional help can be quite expensive, and the result may not always be worth the money. Let’s take a look at what skills are needed to create the interior design on your own.
Primarily, this basic knowledge of the composition rules. It helps to compose, to place the shapes and volume of the interior, to achieve balance in the room between the free space and objects. This might help to compose correctly, to place the shapes and the volumes in the interior, to achieve balance between free space and furniture in the room.
Basic color theory. There are strictly defined rules and laws, which are used to select a fitting color combinations to create a harmonious interior.
How to Draw a Floor Plan
How to Draw a Floor Plan

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.

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.