I challenge you to juggle a dozen of balls at once. How would you do? You will look for unified management to keep your eye on all the balls and know when to catch which ball. Oops, you missed one….and another one…and so on….! And you failed! Your whole performance gets spoiled by even a single miss.
So can you relate managing your projects to juggling of balls? Managing is the game of juggling tasks involved in the completion of a project. You have heaps of tasks to complete before submitting a project on the decided deadline. Missing deadlines or late deliveries can cost you more and may result in failure of your project.
But there is a simple remedy for all your management related problems and that is Gantt Chart. As a team and a manager start working on a project, it becomes complex to keep an eye on all the things. ProofHub Gantt chart is an online tool for you to create and collaborate tasks to bring simplicity in work.
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ProofHub Gantt chart
Gantt chart is an integral part of ProofHub used for improving the process of planning and scheduling by setting dependencies on tasks. It gives a graphical way of visualizing every step in the project and illustrates all tasks. Stay ahead in your industry and remain productive at work with Gantt chart. In just one look you can have a clear view of your project in a graphical representation. It gives an easy review of who is doing what and overall progress of the project.
What all can you do with Gantt Chart?
“You can manage resources well, keeping a track of things”
Everything planned? And assigned? Great! But still, you would need to see how are the things going. Are things going the way they are supposed to? If not, then you will have to keep track of things and be able to deliver them on time. Keep track of the progress of projects and perform the plans accordingly with Gantt Charts. From the start, till the end and even in the midway you can have a clear view of the tasks.
“You can set dependencies”
There are certain tasks which are dependent on other tasks, you can set their dependencies on Gantt chart. In case the tasks get completed early or is postponed, you will not have to go to every task and change the dates, it automatically gets dragged along with the first task. Team members will know how their tasks are related to others by setting dependencies and they would know which tasks can be done only after some specific tasks are over.
“You can mark the tasks done”
Gantt chart has an another amazing feature of marking tasks and subtasks complete. It will save your time as you do not need to go to the task list to mark the tasks. You will be saved by moving through various sections of a project when working on multiple tasks.
“You can set start and due date by dragging tasks”
No more need of setting dates manually over the tasks. Even when you are short of time, just drag to set start and due date for each task. You will be saved by going through the various steps of adding dates, thus making your experience quick.
“You can add milestones”
Gantt charts allows you to add milestones for important dates and special events or tasks and also mark people for each of the milestone. An email reminder will be sent 48 hours before this milestone is due to the assigned person. In Proofhub Gantt Charts you can also find milestones associated with a task list.
“You can keep them all together”
All the team members and clients needs to be connected for the success of the project. Everyone can easily view and analyze project information represented in visual form. You can easily keep a track of which tasks are starting, who is assigned to those tasks and what is the deadline.
“You can export Gantt chart”
Whether you want to share Gantt charts with someone want to send it via email, you can export Gantt charts in PDF format. You can print or export as PDF wherever you need to store it.
ProofHub will offer you the features in a simple form and its design has been kept in mind according to the needs of business. Gantt chart is a powerful and valuable tool in your project management software. It will help you to choose which tasks are of priority when completing a project. Now is the time to think the best of your future and choose a smarter way to manage and plan your projects.
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