Gantt charts provide graphical representation of tasks and resources needed to complete a project. It depicts possible start and end dates of tasks, and the relationships between various tasks. It finds use in project management to schedule tasks, pinpoint bottlenecks and assign priorities. Though a common tool these days, it was a revolutionary tool when first conceptualized.
The Bright Hub guide to gantt charts provides in depth information and other resources to this important project management tool. Read for instance an explanation of the tool, different ways to create it, tips and best practices in use and much more.