Gantt Charts In Excel Made Easy

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Visually Track Projects With Online Gantt Charts

Project managers in every industry, across all departments use real-time Gantt charts in Smartsheet to manage work and improve processes and workflows.

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The Essential Capabilities You Need in an Online Gantt Chart Tool

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Organize & Schedule Tasks

Break down complex project timelines into manageable tasks and organize them by project phase.

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Drag & Drop Gantt Bars

Easily drag and drop Gantt bars to adjust your timeline. Underlying dates automatically adjust.


Set Durations & Dependencies

Set durations for each task and then assign dependencies to ensure proper order of completion.

Adjust Gantt Colors

Keep tasks organized with color coded Gantt bars, organized by phase, task type, or task owner.


Collaborate with Comments

Track conversations right in your Gantt chart to ensure everyone is on the same page.

Change Column Types

Reduce manual work by setting specific column types, like checkbox, date, contact, and symbol.

Set Alerts & Reminders

Automatically notify team members and stakeholders of upcoming due dates and milestones.

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Identify Critical Path

Highlight critical path with the click of a button, so you know which tasks must be completed on time.


Share with Stakeholders

Share your project with internal and external stakeholders to ensure visibility.

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Store Files & Key Information

Attach files and key documentation right to your Gantt chart project plan to keep details in context.

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Track Milestones

Identify milestones on your Gantt chart to provide a view into progress and ensure you hit important dates.

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Assign Tasks

Set clear expectations and increase accountability by assigning tasks to individual team members.

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Import & Export Your Work

Import existing work from Excel, MS Project, Google, and Trello, and, export to PDF and PNG files.

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Change Views

Work how you want to by easily switching between grid, Gantt, calendar, and Kanban card views.

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View Status on Dashboards

Provide stakeholders with a high-level view of key metrics and progress on real-time dashboards.

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Manage Resources

Allocate resources to tasks within your project plan, and track progress and workloads right within your Gantt chart.

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Access Your Work on Mobile

Use the Smartsheet mobile app for Android and iOS devices to access and manage work from anywhere, at any time.

Stay Integrated

Keep work connected with integrations in Smartsheet, like Google, O365, Dropbox, Salesforce, Jira, and more.

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The type of work that is managed within the organization is broad - ranging from donor outreach and event planning to the construction of homes. Smartsheet enables us to stay informed at all times."

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