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The Juggler's Guide to Managing Multiple Projects by Michael S. Dobson

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CHAPTER 5

How to Read and Use a Gantt Chart

“I’ve seen lots of timeline charts,” Patrick observed. “In fact, you have a magnetic scheduling board hanging on the wall. Yes, it shows the sequence and the deadline, but it seems like an awful lot of work.”

Patrick’s information needs about his projects not only involve time but also issues such as the following.

images How many people do I need to accomplish the work?

images How do I assign and schedule people to get the most accomplished?

How can I reorganize my project if my deadlines get cut?

How do I track ...

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