What is Gantt Chart?
A Gantt chart is a graphical illustration of a schedule that helps plan, coordinate and track specific tasks in a project.
In the Gantt chart, projects and tasks are depicted in a horizontal bar chart, including start and end dates, dependencies, scheduling, and deadlines. The timeline shows the progress of particular stages and the person accountable for delivering.
Gantt chart helps coordinate complex projects with multiple stakeholders and changeable scopes.
Gantt chart in project management:
This chart’s type is commonly used in project management. Thanks to a bar chart format, it is easy to see how the project is proceeding in time. The visualization involves:
- depiction of the whole project
- timelines and deadlines of particular stages,
- owners of particular tasks
- dependencies between all elements.