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Why should Business Founders Spend The Time To Plan?

Posted by Marcus Shane on Sunday, September 4, 2011, In : project planning 
Authored By:  MARCUS TARRANT,  Managing Director,  Chartgantt.com

Abstract

A must read article for all Business Owners. Project Plans  Business Owners or founders are often time poor, and are multi-tasking, juggling many balls in the air at once. Project planning one of the leading ways to accelerate all the balls without letting any of them fall.  Most owners are very operationally focused, and cannot afford the time to plan the day, led alone the next week, month or year.  Once business manag...


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Using Excel Based Gantt Chart for Program Management

Posted by Marcus Shane on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, In : Program Management 
We have recently found that many of our gantt chart clients are using our product to manage program level issues.

There are a number of interesting reasons for this.  The primary reason is flexibility.  At a program level, more so than a project level massive flexibility is critical to enable modeling the program from a number of points of view.

By using Chart gantt templates, large clients have been able to import all individual project plans from MS Project into separate tabs (using the Copy ...
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How Dependencies save you time when planning and managing your gantt chart.

Posted by Marcus Shane on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, In : Gantt Chart for Management Vs Gantt Chart for Planning 
 

A gantt chart is a visual representation of time that enables simple and effective project planning.  A particularly useful feature of leading gantt chart solutions is the ability to create dependencies between tasks.  There are 4 types of dependencies that can be created.  Finish to start, Start to Start, Start to Finish and Finish to Finish.  Leading project management software and gantt chart creation templates in excel can incorporate the use of dependencies.

Dependencies are particul...


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Gantt Chart for Management Vs Gantt Chart for Planning

Posted by Marcus Shane on Monday, February 15, 2010, In : Gantt Chart for Management Vs Gantt Chart for Planning 
Management Gantt Charts are significantly more complex and tailored than Planning Gantt Charts.

The incorporation of actual figures into the planning process significantly complicates any planning model, as anyone who has used Microsoft Project to manage a project will attest.

The significant issue with the vast majority of management Gantt Charts is that they are driven by duration rather than effort.  Whilst tools such as MS Project do allow for effort driven management, the underlying premis...
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