Office 365 Gantt Chart App is a practical project management solution designed for displaying and managing SharePoint tasks in Gantt view. Virto Gantt Chart App is a highly customizable project planning tool – a popular bar chart that illustrates a project schedule.
For SharePoint On-Premise, check our Gantt Chart Web Part.
Virto Gantt Chart App comprises task names header and Gantt chart. The left part includes a list of SharePoint tasks and the right part shows graphical structure: duration and relations of tasks. Virto Gantt Chart App is an effective and convenient project management tool; with this solution, you can watch the whole Gantt structure of the tasks planned within your SharePoint site.
SharePoint Gantt Chart App takes tasks from the SharePoint lists you define. You need to navigate the source lists to create, delete, or edit tasks. Add/delete/move/resize tasks right in Virto Gantt Chart view.
Use multiple SharePoint lists to display tasks in a single Gantt Chart. This ability makes Gantt Chart App a vital tool for SharePoint project management.
Offiсe 365 Gantt Chart App allows users to display successors’ and predecessors’ relationships that determine the order in which tasks must be performed. The successor will start after the predecessor; those tasks are connected through arrows.
Sometimes, in the process of project planning, you might need to define parent-child relations between SharePoint tasks. You can assign a selected task to a child task (sub-task) in real-time, right in the SharePoint Gantt Chart view. Also, add milestones to the chart.
You can easily change task dates with the drag & drop feature. Use the mouse to move tasks to other dates or resize tasks to change the start or end dates. The same changes will simultaneously be applied to the SharePoint list.
Use different color for data sources you add to the chart. Choose colors for tasks, milestones and percent completion.
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With this Gantt Chart App, SharePoint users get a simple and effective tool for displaying their tasks in SharePoint Online. Gantt Chart App provides an easy way to include the online Gantt Chart into your resource planning SharePoint applications without installing a full-blown project management application, such as Microsoft Project.
With Microsoft Office 365 Gantt Chart App, you can have all tasks and subtasks in a single view, easily create and complete tasks, assign resources, and edit timeframes and completion percentages with just a few clicks. You can customize elements of a diagram, choose size, and colors, and make the component perfectly fit your SharePoint environment.
- View list items in SharePoint Online Gantt chart
- Use SharePoint list as a data source
- Display several lists in one Gantt chart
- Edit (add/move/delete/resize) tasks and milestones directly in the Office 365 Gantt Chart
- Use different timescales to view items (day, week, month, year)
- Scroll the Gantt chart to the required specific period
- Create child tasks for selected tasks
- Change task duration and the percentage of completion with drag and drop feature
- Add task resources (users assigned to the task)
- Specify a read-only right
- Define colors for tasks, summary, milestones, percent of completion.
Our Gantt Chart App is also a part of the Virto ONE Cloud suite.
|SharePoint Online Gantt chart||View list items in SharePoint Online Gantt chart|
|SharePoint List as a Data Source||You can use SharePoint lists as data sources in chart|
|Edit Tasks||Edit (add/move/delete/resize) tasks and milestones directly in the Office 365 Gantt Chart|
|Timescales||Use different timescales to view items (day, week, month, year)|
|Scroll to Required Time||You can scroll Gantt chart to required period of time or to current day tasks|
|Parent-Child Relationships Supported||You can create child tasks for selected tasks|
|Edit Tasks With Drag and Drop Feature||Change task duration and percentage of completion with drag and drop feature|
|Add Task Resources||Set users assigned to a task|
|Color-Coding||Ability to define colors for tasks, summary, milestones, percent of completion|
|Parent-Child Relations||Set parent-child relations to divide complex tasks into steps.|
|Set Milestones||Add milestones to show the planned completion of a significant event in the project.|
|Customizable Task Form||Choose the fields from the data source list to show in the task create/edit form.|
|Save to PDF||Save the Gantt chart as a PDF file to attach it or send somewhere you need.|
|Designed on the fastest Ajax grid engine||The Virto Gantt Chart app is designed on the fastest grid engine for tables and diagrams.|
|Auto-Schedule Option||Use the auto-schedule option for parent-child tas relations.|
SharePoint Project Management Challenges
In the vast majority of projects the major problem is the compliance with deadlines. It becomes a challenge for managers to find effective approaches to tasks and schedules to finish project “on time” or get approval for shipping dates.
Lack of communication
Team workflows require uninterrupted communications. Project managers need effective communication infrastructures to provide information to each project resource.
Customer and end-users participation
Discussions and status updates should be provided to all members of a project. Stakeholders, customers, and end-users should be invited and encouraged to participate in important project decisions.
“Scope Creep” is the primary enemy of effective project management. Proper documentation and communication of what is happening and what is anticipated is very important in each project.
Inability to manage risks
Risk analysis should be run during the whole life cycle of the project. Project manager should have current information to make decisions that reduce risks and potential losses....
For example, I created two tasks and connected them by arrow to make the following dependency: the second task starts after the first task’s end date.
Now I`ll move the first task to a new date and change the SharePoint Gantt Chart schedule. With the new auto scheduling feature Virto SharePoint Gantt Chart web part updates second task without any alteration in task duration and changes its start date according to the end date of the first task. If I move the first task end date to Friday, the successor task start date will be Monday....
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