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Gantt Charts

The Gantt Chart is a visual scheduling tool that helps to plan, coordinate, and track specific tasks in a project. Named after its inventor, Henry Gantt, this tool presents tasks or activities on the vertical axis, while the horizontal axis represents time. Each task is represented by a horizontal bar spanning the projected time frame for that task, from start to finish. Gantt Charts are widely used in project management to give teams and stakeholders a clear picture of the project timeline, dependencies between tasks, and the current status of tasks.

Origin of the Gantt Charts

The Gantt Chart was invented by Henry Gantt, an American mechanical engineer and management consultant, in the early 20th century. Gantt initially developed this tool to help in the management of large construction and engineering projects. It has since been adopted across various industries for project planning and tracking.
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Trevor O'Sullivan

General Manager. Since the early 2000s, Trevor has worked with thousands of Talent Management professionals to develop and apply assessment-based talent management solutions for selecting, developing and managing people. Trevor is an active member of the TTI Success Insights (TTISI) Global Advisory Council, contributes to TTISI product development and is a regular presenter at TTISI-R3. He is honoured to have received multiple Blue Diamond Awards and, more recently, the Bill Brooks Impact Award recognising his contributions to the TTISI global network.

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