ABOUT GANTT CHARTS
A Gantt chart is a graphical representation of the duration of tasks against the progression of time. A Gantt chart is a useful tool for planning and scheduling projects.
A Gantt chart is helpful when monitoring a project’s progress. A Gantt chart is a type of bar chart that illustrates a project schedule. Gantt charts illustrate the start and finish dates of the terminal elements and summary elements of a project.
Terminal elements and summary elements comprise the work breakdown structure of the project. Some Gantt charts also show the dependency relationships between activities.
Gantt charts can be used to show current schedule status using percent-complete shadings and a vertical “Today” line.