May 23, 2020

Simple Gantt Chart - Online Project Management Tool

I hope this article, Simple Gantt Chart - Online Project Management Tool, not considered too heavy because I only discuss in general user framework. If you have heard of Microsoft Project, then this is one of its functions as one of the tools that Project Manager uses in carrying out its work.

What Gantt Chart

A Gantt chart is a type of bar chart that illustrates a project schedule, named after its inventor, Henry Gantt, who designed such a chart around the years 1910–1915. Modern Gantt charts also show the dependency relationships between activities and current schedule status (Wikipedia).

In simple words, Gantt Chart used to see the projected implementation of your work. With this you can set priorities, extend execution schedules, and so on.

Start with Simple Gantt Chart Online

1. Most simple Gantt Chart which uses Excel spreadsheet template
You can get it from here contained on the microsoft website. This is used by adjusting items that are already there, copying and adjusting functions.

Simple Gantt Chart with Microsoft Excel Template

2. ProjectWork Personal which is integrated with Google Drive (Add-on)
Lately a lot of software is made web-based so that it is easily accessed from anywhere, but it also does not take up hard drive capacity. all stored online on cloud storage. ProjectWork have more complex function and can also import data from Microsoft Project. This is free if used personally, but to collaborate with your team there will be a fee. 


The following below are a few screenshots that I prepared to display its ability to import data from Microsoft Project, compile complete tasks with predecessors so that they show the interrelationship between tasks.

ProjectWork - Import Microsoft Project

ProjectWork - Simple Gantt Chart

ProjectWork - Simple Gantt Chart - Task Predecessors

3. TeamGantt - Online Gantt Chart Software
From the name I can catch that this application is intended for collaborative use with team members.

TeamGantt is the refreshing solution that brings project scheduling software online. You can now plan and manage your projects with this super-easy-to-use gantt software. Inviting your co-workers, teammates, and friends to view and edit your gantt chart is simple and fun.
Yes, you must try this tool, even you already familiar with Microsoft Project. The advantages of this tool are very attractive, with a colorful UI design, and very easy to use. 

TeamGantt features
  • Easy for non-project managers too
  • Fast Drag and Drop Scheduling
  • Centralize your project information
  • Manage Workloads
  • Collaborative, Get Updates from Your Team
  • Smarter Time Tracking & Reporting
  • Beautiful PDFs & Excel exports for your proposals
  • Upload any file directly to a task or project
Try TeamGantt for Free

Maybe you have tried other tools, let's share via the comments column below.

TeamGantt - simple Gantt Chart online

TeamGantt - sample Gantt Chart of Fiber Optic Network work

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