Thoughts on Project Resource Planning, Scheduling, and You

A Point of "View" Oct 04

Meet the most important feature in the Ganttic 5.0: the "View". Read more »

IT HAS ARRIVED! Sep 28

It is with great joy and pride we'd like to inform you, that the new and long awaited version of Ganttic has arrived! Please welcome Ganttic 5.0! Read more »

Important Service Notice! Apr 28

Ganttic improves. Constantly! This time too! Read more »

Ganttic's Awesome Customers: Hailstorm Apr 24

Besides their exceptionally cool name, it's also pretty cool what they do. Read more »

Ganttic's Awesome Customers: Transmin Apr 16

If you've been following our blog, about once a month we post here articles from and about our awesome customers. Here's a new one of them! Read more »

How to Save Millions Apr 03

Just this week there was a story on CNN about a 14-year old, who came up with the idea on how the government could save millions. Read more »

Ganttic's team of five to accompany NASA on a mission to Mars Mar 31

As of this July, Ganttic will be the main planning tool for NASA's mission to Mars. Read more »

Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Mar 31

Our last Weekly Business Horoscope. More exciting things on the way! Read more »

Ganttic: the Multi-Project Resource Scheduling Tool Mar 28

Who are our customers, what do they do, for whom is Ganttic intended? Let me shed some light on it! Read more »

Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Mar 24

The starry vault of heaven is in truth the open book of cosmic projection... Carl Jung Read more »

Google Calendar Sync - why not? Mar 20

Spring is here! And as such, it's only suitable to give you something new to help you get  more out of your planning and scheduling. Head's up! Here comes a tip for the power user! Read more »

Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Mar 17

Astrology is just a finger pointing at reality. 
Steven Forrest
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Pharrell Williams!!! Mar 12

You know the feeling you get when you hear a really nice tune, enjoy the first sun of the spring or just feel happy? That's the way our entire office felt when we listened to this, so we just felt compelled to share... Enjoy! We did! Read more »

Free Gantt Chart? Yes! Mar 11

We often get asked, what's the cheapest plan you have to offer. Our cheapest plan costs nothing. Read more »

Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Mar 10

Keep your head cold and feet warm - this week will be nothing but boring! Read more »

Want to reduce your efficiency? Keep working! Mar 06

Just today I stumbled upon a nice oldie, still relevant I think! It's about how being too efficient might backfire. Read more »

Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Mar 03

Who needs astrology?  The wise man gets by on fortune cookies. Edward Abbey Read more »

Ganttic's Awesome Customers: Baker Tilly International Feb 28

Some time ago we offered our customers a possibility to expose themselves via our blog. Here is yet another article on one of our awesome customers. Read more »

Service notice! Feb 27

Better service on the way! Read more »

Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Feb 26

I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarius and we're skeptical. 
Arthur C. Clarke
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A Tip for Ganttic's Power User: coloring Feb 20

If you use Ganttic more then twice a week, you should listen up. Read more »

Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Feb 17

Valentine's day has passed and it's time to dig deeper into the work life. Read more »

Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Feb 11

Yet another week has begun. Be up to date and ahead of the game. Read more »

A report from Kosovo Feb 05

Kosovo, sometimes referred to as Kosovo and Metohija, is a region in southeastern Europe and for the past week or so, I've been in Kosovo's capital Pristina.

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Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Feb 03

It's mazing what you can do when you know the future. Or at least part of it. Make sure you'll be up-to-date this week as well. Read more »

Ganttic's Weekly Business Horoscope Jan 27

Ah yes... Yet another week has begun and what better time to present this week's business horoscope than right now. Read more »

Ganttic's Awesome Customers: Attrecto Smartphone Solutions Jan 22

A while ago we promised we'd start a new blog series called 'Clients of the Month', but not to sound too cliché, we modified the name a bit. Here, dear readers, is our first article! Read more »

A Weekly Business Horoscope Jan 20

As of this week, we'll start posting recreational Weekly Business Horoscopes right here on our blog. So either you work behind a desk, outside or on the go, if your success is important to you, you might want to keep an eye on us! Read more »

A Good Word About Your Organization Jan 16

Ganttic has several awesome clients who operate in aviation, engineering, software development, architecture and even crocodile farming. Read more »

A New Version of Ganttic? Yes! Jan 14

The new version is going to blow you away, but don't take my word for it. In this article I'll let you in on some details: what have we been doing, how Ganttic's going to look like and when will it go live. Read more »

MMXIV: our resolutions for 2014 Jan 10

Like we do in our personal lives, we also like to make New Year's resolutions within our businesses as well. Ganttic is no different. Read more »

Project plan vs resource plan Jan 07

Traditional project planning techniques have been around for a while and in many cases they still work fine. Still not all organisations having project based operations don't use them. Why? Read more »

Using scheduling to reduce costs Dec 11

Scheduling gives you the ability to have a bird’s eye view on your organization, which in turn - when used correctly - can help you reduce costs significantly. Read more »

Scheduling elves: the best practices Dec 09

Scheduling resources is an important task and mustn’t, under any circumstance, be taken lightly. Scheduling elves is just as important. Read more »

How to build a good staff schedule Dec 05

There are a few basic things you should keep in mind when building a good staff schedule. Read more »

About performance, management and performance management Dec 04

There are several ways one can approach performance management, but the regardless of the solution chosen, one should keep in mind the goal - higher efficiency. Read more »

The 1 reason project management is in fact resource management Dec 03

At one point I strongly believed the focus of Ganttic should be focused on ‘project’ management, rather than ‘resource’ management. I was wrong.

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How to plan your production lines efficiently Nov 29

I’m going to show you how to utilize your production lines (or any other resource) to the max by using the features already available in Ganttic. Naturally, I’m talking about the utilization feature. Read more »

Scheduling tools: how to schedule office staff? Nov 28

If you need to schedule office staff, it’s easy if you have done it before or you have a scheduling template to guide you. Starting from scratch, however, can be a bit tricky. Read more »

Simple, high efficiency planning Nov 27

As we’ve pointed out in our previous blogs, planning and managing resources is common sense, but then there are several different approaches to do it. Read more »

The ‘must’ features in resource management Nov 26

When choosing a tool to manage your resources, it’s important to keep in mind a few things before making a final choice. Read more »

View milestones across multiple projects Nov 25

To quote Wikipedia, a milestone ‘is an event within the framework of project or resource management that receives special attention’. Yup, we all knew that, but are milestones always useful? Read more »

Truck fleet and mileage tracking - no problem! Nov 22

Are you a person who’s responsible for keeping an eye on work processes? Making sure deliveries are met on time, nothing is double booked and the organization runs like a clockwork? If so, here’s something for you. Read more »

Staff Tracking Nov 21

When people talk about resources, resource management and resource allocation, they often talk about machinery, equipment and management of inanimate objects. In fact, people can be resources too. Read more »

Ganttic - a Gantt chart that’s live and interconnected Nov 20

There are literally hundreds of different versions of Gantt charts online, one fancier than the next, but when you start comparing them, the ‘wow’-effect is quick to disappear. Read more »

Planners engagement & instant feedback Nov 19

Planning is easy when you know what you’re doing and it does help a lot to know what the ‘bigger picture’ is. Many tools, however, do not offer this. Read more »

Drag and drop scheduling. Done! Nov 18

Drag and drop scheduling is something we, for example, take for granted as well as do so many of our clients, but as it would seem this is not as common of a feature you might think. Read more »

Timesheet templates have had a better alternative for a while now Nov 15

Timesheet templates are nothing more than slots waiting to be filled with your data. So the creation of such ‘slots’ should be a walk in the park, right? Read more »

Why scheduling of human resources should be done online? Nov 14

It’s quite common to think, that everything is nowadays done online, even though there are still people who do not trust the ‘online’. If you’re one of these people, here’s something for you. Read more »

Resource planning for event managers? Nov 13

If you are an event manager you probably see yourself as more of a project manager, not a resource planner, right? Let me prove you wrong. Read more »

Plan your team’s annual leave in just half an hour or less Nov 12

When planning a vacation for yourself or any of your team member and using a digital application to do so, one should take into consideration these five things in order to get things done effortlessly: accessibility, collaboration, scalability, the possibility to modify existing data and comfort. Read more »

Creating reports and staff schedules without breaking a sweat - the best practices Nov 11

Keeping an eye on your staff and reporting in general may be a daunting task if you don’t have the right tools to do it. Read more »

5 signs your business has scheduling problems Nov 08

Your business not running like it should? Things get mixed up? Are these problems familiar? Maybe it’s not you, maybe it’s a scheduling problem? We’d like to give you 5 signs your business has scheduling problems.
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Does your business need resource planning? Nov 07

Proper resource planning and scheduling can save your business a big amount of money and time. Starting with it does not require thousands of dollars neither weeks of complicated software implementation. Read more »

Project management or resource planning? Nov 01

Most companies manage projects one way or another. For some it might be their main activity, for others an occasional thing.
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Ganttic updated! Oct 17

As you might be aware, we are developing a newer version of Ganttic, but I'll come back to that some other time. For now, I'd like to talk about the changes we just made. Read more »

Managing Projects When Funding is Difficult Oct 03

The difficult times that hit the business world about five to six years ago are still upon us - don’t let anyone tell you differently.

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Clear Communication is Critical Sep 24

I always maintain that communication is Job One for the project manager. If the PM can't learn to communicate efficiently and effectively then he has no business serving in the PM role.

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Tools or people VS tools and people Sep 16

I read an article* recently and that got me thinking about the role various resource management softwares and other tools play in modern day businesses and the lives of its employees.

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The disadvantages of spread sheets: scalability Sep 12

Are you familiar with the expression ‘the world is getting smaller’? But besides getting smaller, the world’s getting faster as well so it’s only proper to have a tool suitable for a constantly changing environment, resource management tools included. Read more »

The disadvantages of spreadsheets: teamwork Sep 02

It is common knowledge that teamwork is the backbone of any organization and every team has to find the tools that suit namely them. But what about resource management software? Read more »

The disadvantages of spreadsheets: security Aug 26

In the following mini-series I’m going to write about the shortcomings spreadsheets often have compared to resource management software and how it can affect your organization. In light of this, I find it only appropriate to start off with a topic that is the most important of them all.

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Ganttic: the 5 pros compared to ERP’s. Pro #5 Aug 19

For the past few weeks I’ve put down a couple of thoughts regarding ERP’s (Enterprise Resource Planning software), resource management software, talked about what kind of alternatives we offer and why some of them might not be the best choices for business. In this chapter I’ll do a small summary of the previous articles and as a cherry, I’ll tell you at the very end, why where ERP’s usually fail miserably. Read more »

Ganttic: the 5 pros compared to ERP’s. Pro #4 Aug 12

You are using an ERP and you say you’re all about efficiency? Are you sure of that? Operating in the field of resource planning, I can tell you, quite often it's just the opposite. Read more »

Ganttic: the 5 pros compared to ERP’s. Pro #3 Aug 05

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression ‘the bigger they are, the higher they fall’? Well, I’m not going to write about the fall of big enterprises, but I will talk about how a service provider’s size is often related to their professional flexibility.

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Ganttic: the 5 pros compared to ERP’s. Pro #2 Jul 30

In the time and age, where everything is shared, you naturally expect the same functionality from the tools you work with, especially your resource planning software. Read more »

Ganttic: the 5 pros compared to ERP’s. Pro #1 Jul 22

Just last month, we wrote a piece comparing simple resource management software and ERP’s (Enterprise Resource Planning systems). 
We decided to take it one step further, so during the next five weeks, we’ll release one ‘pro’ per week so if you’re interested, stay ‘social’.

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Boost Your Business Success by Getting Your Employees More Involved! Jun 17

You don’t have the luxury of counting on luck in the business world.  Instead, all of your success is going to come from carefully-crafted plans.  But did you know that great plans can streamline your work AND make all of your employees perform at their very best? Read more »

Why Can’t ERP Systems Tackle the Planning? Jun 17

Most business owners consider ERP systems to be worth a lot.  After all, these systems can manage all of your information and make sure that everyone in your organization has access to it!  These systems are designed to make your life a whole lot easier, because they can completely streamline your work day. Read more »

Web apps and pro grade management tools for small businesses Mar 27

 Modern day project management has become virtually unimaginable without the plethora of scheduling software and time management tools we use to get things done. Methods, processes and the whole way we go about project management has come a long way since paper-based Gantt charts: nowadays we rely heavily on desktop or mobile applications and have gotten used to the flexibility they offer. But what are the specific features through which these tools and applications make project management easier, and how exactly can we adapt them to the specific needs of large, as well as small organizations?  Read more »

We've moved Feb 20

From very first days of February Ganttic LLC is operating from new premises.  Read more »

Corrective Action for the Project Budget Feb 06

 Of the three key project success determiners (budget, schedule, and customer satisfaction), the project budget can often be the most difficult one to achieve success on. Sure, it seems like it should be easy, but if something goes awry and you need extra bodies on the project to stay on track, your schedule may stay unscathed while your project budget spirals out of control due to the extra, expensive project resource charges.  Read more »

Make data entry quicker by assigning a task to multiple resources Jan 22

Hundreds of users benefit from Ganttic's easy drag&drop task management. Now we have added a feature which makes task entry and later editing even faster.  Read more »

Why Does Your Resource Management Have to Go Mobile? Jan 21

It’s estimated that, by 2013, more than 11 million people will use their smartphones and tablets to manage their business assets remotely.  Specifically, they’ll use some kind of special mobile resource management app. Here's why you should join them...
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Is the Project Really Complete? Dec 11

You've worked for months...maybe even a year or two or three...and you've reached that defining moment. Launch time. Or deployment, or implementation, or customer hand off or whatever you are calling it.  The bottom line is, you think you're done with the project and you're ready to deliver and move on. Read more »

Why Do Emergencies Create a Bigger Need for Resource Management? Dec 11

Nobody likes an emergency situation. Whether you’re dealing with the aftermath of a hurricane, tornado, fire, flood, or some other major disaster, you’ve got to be able to kick your resource management plans into high-gear. But why is resource management so crucial during these emergency periods? Read more »

Why Use Ganttic for Your Resource Management? Dec 08

OK, so you’ve figured out that resource management is important.  But why is Ganttic’s software the right solution for your resource management responsibilities? Because when you work with Ganttic, you: Read more »

3 Major Project Management Pitfalls Dec 03

Managing a successful project means doing a whole lot more than coming up with a good plan and making sure the work gets done on time.  Instead, if you really want to be a successful project manager, you’ve got to avoid these 3 pitfalls at all costs... Read more »

Dealing with Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Issues Nov 26

A few years ago I was consulting for an engineering firm in the entertainment industry.   They create mechanical devices for use in movies, theme parks, broadway shows and many shows on the Las Vegas strip that rotate globes, drop superheroes from dizzying heights, and provide the audience with a seamless entertainment experience never realizing the amount have high-tech engineering and equipment that went in to putting on the spectacle they were viewing.

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3 Tips for Better Resource Planning Nov 26

The end result of your project is only as good as the planning that goes into it.
That’s why any organization can benefit from these 3 resource planning tips:
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Why is Resource Management So Critical in Emergency Situations? Nov 20

Even though you don’t like to think of the worst-case scenario, you have to.  After all, the way you respond to emergencies that affect your company can have long-lasting effects!
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Common Mistakes When Estimating Project Work – Part 2 Nov 15

 In Part 1, I identified what I considered to be 9 common mistakes that project managers and team members often make when estimating work on the projects they are leading or working on.  Read more »

Resource Planning and Non-Profit Organizations... Nov 08

Unfortunately, all non-profit organizations lack two very important things -- money and time.  You don't have the money to hire extra people, to foot the bills when things go past the scheduled completed date, or to deal with surprises.  You also don't have time to waste.  After all, the more time you lose, the less good you can do!

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Common Mistakes When Estimating Project Work – Part 1 Nov 07

 Estimating isn’t an exact science, that’s for sure. And just like the football quarterback who can read defenses quickly – you either have it or you don’t. You can fake it till you make it often, but it can be painful getting there and you may lose a project or two along the way.  Read more »

Just What Is Resource Management Anyways? Nov 06

When you're in the business world, you hear all kinds of fancy terms getting thrown around.  However, "resource management" isn't just something that entrepreneurial-types say to make themselves sound smart at cocktail parties.  This term actually has a big impact on how your business functions and whether or not it succeeds.

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Is the Customer Really Ready? Nov 01

 A potential project customer comes to your organization with an implementation need. Your account manager works through the process of documenting some requirements, working up an estimate, puts together a generic resource plan, prepares a final proposal and price and then finalizes the contract. And usually this all happens before the project manager even gets involved – unfortunately.  Read more »

How Does Resource Scheduling Affect Your Project Planning? Oct 29

Resource scheduling can work with any kind of project -- whether you're building a giant commercial retail complex or planning a small awards banquet.
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3 Resource Management Questions You've Got to Get Answered... Oct 26

The best-laid plans might not actually BE the best plans when you take them into the trenches.  As your project moves along, you've got to assess your plans and make sure they don't need any tweaking. Read more »

3 Project Management Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make Oct 24

You're probably aware of the biggest project management problems - going over budget, missing your deadline, or a finished product that falls short of expectations. But here are three less-obvious problems that can cast just as much doom and gloom on your company projects.
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Visual resource planning with Gantt charts Oct 24

 Some of us are visual by nature and some of us need to hear things in order to really retain information. However, in the world of project management, visual usually wins out. Charts, graphs, reports, percentages, and presentation slides abound everywhere you look and every meeting you attend. And status reporting and meetings…. Well, there are resource usage reports that highlight areas where your resources are overextended.
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How Can Your Project Management Benefit From Visual Planning? Oct 19

Visual planning software is easy to set up on your entire network, so all of your employees will know exactly what's going on.  More importantly, they'll be able to see that you're looking out for them -- both in terms of time and responsibilities...
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Seeing the Big Picture With Resource Scheduling Software Oct 16

Being able to see the big picture (your resources, projects, team, etc) with the touch of a button… It doesn't get any more practical than that for your business...
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Does Your Scheduling Software Boost Your Company Morale? Oct 15

Managing your employees means doing a whole lot more than just hiring people and writing them a paycheck every couple of weeks.  If you want to be an effective manager, you have to be able to motivate people.  You have to have compassion.  You have to understand that your employees aren't robots.  They have families, hobbies, and needs that you have to think about. Read more »

How Does Resource Planning Help Your Project Management? Oct 13

"Resource planning"… It sounds so fancy.  But, honestly, it's a simple concept to understand -- and it's absolutely vital for your business. 
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Does Everyone Have Access to Your Project Planning Tools? Oct 12

When everyone can see exactly what's going on in any project, everyone feels like they're an important part of the project management process. And in the end, it makes for a more productive project and a more pleasant place to work! Read more »

Resource Management - Are You Making the Most Of Your Resources? Oct 11

Poor resource management takes more time and money away from your projects than you might think...
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How to Successfully Take Over an Existing Project Oct 04

 You’re cruising along with your own plate full of projects or perhaps one very visible, mission-critical project and you’ve got about as much as you can handle. Sounds familiar, right? Now picture this – your PMO director or someone in your organization’s executive management comes to you and says they need you to take over project ‘x’ next week. Why? What do you do? What did you do to deserve this!? Lots of questions probably go through your mind.  Read more »

What's so great about visual planning? Sep 26

You wouldn't head out on a family vacation without some idea of where you were going, what you were going to do when you got there, and how long you were going to stay, right?

Then why would you try to run your business without answering any of those questions?! Read more »

Ganttic gets even better with new pricing Jun 20

One and half years ago, Ganttic exited the beta stage and introduced resource based pricing. Since our approach to planning and scheduling is very unique, we thought our pricing model should also be unique. Purchasing just as many resources as you needed (like buying apples from the market, etc.) seemed like a good idea, and we did get some positive feedback on our resource based pricing. Read more »

What is resource management? Apr 24

Let's make it really short: resource management is the process of using a organizations resources in the most efficient way possible.
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Project scheduling Apr 03

  This is a guest post from Brad Egeland - IT/PM & Business Strategy Consultant & professional PM & Technology author ( www.bradegeland.com )

Simple project scheduling is helping to succeed with PM and your everyday business processes.

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Fight recession with better planning and scheduling Jan 12

Are you ready to make 2012 your best year yet?... Working smarter (and more profitably) requires better planning and scheduling of the most valuable elements of your business: Resources Read more »

Version 3.1.10 is out Jan 01

 version 3110 Just in the last days of 2011 we released a new version of Ganttic. Besides a number of bug fixes some new features were added.  Read more »

Timetable or schedule software ? Dec 27

Have you been trying to replace this old paper wallchart or whiteboard in your organization? It is a hard decision as everybody's used to the old system and its shortcomings. Scheduling on paper or whiteboard is easy, but life always makes its corrections and any plan or timetable needs rescheduling. Read more »

Resource planning Dec 16

resource planning  Why should you care and learn about it? Everyone understands importance of planning. For planning your personal stuff there are wide variety of tools available: Outlook calendar, paper calendars, bunch of web based calendar apps. All work well for personal planning.
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Managing Multiple Projects with Success Nov 22

This is a guest post from Brad Egeland - IT/PM & Business Strategy Consultant & professional PM & Technology author. Read more about him at www.bradegeland.com Read more »

The Long awaited utilization feature is now live! Aug 22


Our main goal in Ganttic's development has been the simplicity of application. New features we implement should not clutter the graphical interface. That is why most of our users do not even know that last Tuesday we quietly launched a one of the most asked feature - worktime and resource utilization calculations.
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New pricing Jun 15

New pricing  When we created our pricing system we thought that we'll offer to our customers a perfect scheme where they can by software by parts they need. Recently we did a customer survey to find out how our users are feeling about it. And we found out that lots of them found it to be confusing. So we got it wrong and had to make some changes. Here's what we came up with. Read more »

Replace your old project management software Jun 09

Most of project management software packages are made to ease our lives. Sometimes they don't. Why? Because you are using them for a wrong job.
Ganttic can be a handy alternative. Read more to find out why.
If you are interested in our software, you might also be interested in pursuing a project management degree at an online university.
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Benefits of self-hosted web application May 26

 Benefits of web based applications are known for most software buyers: nothing to install and maintain, automatic upgrades, instant access from any computer etc.
Installing a web app onto your corporate servers adds more.
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Ganttic is .... hmmm ... a resource calendar Apr 29

resource calendar Ganttic is good for scheduling many kinds of resources like people, facilities, vehicles, jobs, equipment and projects. We're struggling here to find a good definition what Ganttic really is. One is sure - Ganttic is hell of a good RESOURCE CALENDAR.
Why should anyone need a resource calendar?
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Monday.pt about visual planning and scheduling Apr 28

Monday.pt managing partner mr. Diogo Romão : We have been using Ganttic at Monday for project and resource planning and we are very pleased with it! Nice interface and simple functionality gives us the ability to quickly have an overview of what’s coming, predict constraints and manage production pipeline.  By using it, we have been able to make our weekly planning meetings much more effective. We can now focus mainly on double-checking projects and resources, since all the planning is made in advance and continuously. Read more »

US-EU time formats and better snap Apr 18

  One of the most requested feature has been possibility to choose between US and European time formats. Well, now you can. You'll find it under Settings menu. Version 3.11 brings you also improved snap.
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New major release is live! Apr 05

ganttic upgraded 12 of January we launched the revamped Gantt chart area, gave the new look to taskbars and introduced new filtering and navigation options. Just week later, on 19th of January we completed second step of our user interface “total makeover”. This one changed the left sidebar and replaced several ADD buttons with just one. The main goal of those two releases were to unclutter the interface and ease the navigation. We have got  just good feedback from our users about these changes. Now we are coming out with the last release in UI series.
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What kind of problems Ganttic helps to solve for you? Mar 25

 No business uses software just because it is cool. We all want to solve something what's bothering us. The idea of Ganttic is to solve certain problems in business management. Here's complete list. Read more »

Gantt chart as a project plan. Is it enough? Mar 01

Scheduling software based on gantt charts  This blog post is a short version of Brad Egelands article at PMTips.net. You can read the original from here http://pmtips.net/components-project-plan/ 
It is a good read about must-have parts of project management and gives a good overview of the process.
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Planning-LITE concept got attention from Forbes.com Feb 23

Forbes writes about our scheduling software   Tom Taulli, a writer for Forbes.com took an interview from Ganttics CEO Indrek and wrote a positive post on blogs.forbes.com . Startup, like Ganttic can definitely use publicity like this. Thank you, Tom! Read more »

What is the Planning-LITE concept? Feb 14

Keep the project management and planning tools that you are actually going to use and nothing more. Schedule only personnel, facilities or equipment, which bear most of your business expenses.

Ganttic introduces the concept of Planning-LITE; project management and scheduling software that utilizes the main functionality that users want, keeping it simple, easy to use, and affordable.
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Password recovery and more Feb 08

We really hope, that you have found our new user interface easier to read and this has made your planning experience more effortless.
If you haven't tried it out yet, please log in from top-right corner of the screen. Lost password? Recover it. Remove your account if feel so.

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100 years old Gantt charts had a "total makeover" Jan 31

 ms project and ms excel The market for planning tools is huge. Most businesses plan operations and/or projects and schedule their resources in house, yet the choice of tools for this task is fairly limited. Ganttic has created a scheduling software to ensure that the necessary tools are in place for businesses that want the planning to be easily done, but not overly simplistic.
To draw a parallel with cutting the forest - while most still do it with an axe and few can afford modern forest harvesting robots, Ganttic has just invented the chainsaw. 
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Ganttic has a brand new look and feel Jan 19

scheduling software screenshot We've always received or very good or very bad feedback about our planning app. Good from people who got the point how it works and bad from people who didn't.
Only conclusion we could make out of it was that intuitivity has to improve by improving our user interface. Well, we have completed the first stage for now. Results are for you to judge.
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We got a grant Jan 19

eas software grant  Enterprise Estonia granted us a support to conclude a market research and financial projections for visual, web based planning system. Works will be carried out in cooperation with University of Tartu Read more »

User interface improved Jan 13

scheduling software interfaceYesterday we completed first stage of total makeover of our user interface. We've been gathering feedback from our users and most of them are happy with functionality of Ganttic but saying that Ganttic is hard to learn. Mostly because of cluttered interface. Just too many buttons and choices to make. So we worked out a plan to unclutter it. Read more »

New release - stacking taskbars Dec 10

Today we released one of the most requested feature - stacking taskbars. 

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Project Management of Today's Society Dec 08

By John P Reiling
Everyone seemed to be coping up with the great change in our society, which is technology. Everything around us is connected to it - traffic lights, hidden cameras in the mall, buying items on the Net or what we called "online shopping", even iPhones! And because everything is about technology, there should be somebody who needs to take care of everything that is going on in the Internet.
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Project view updated Nov 12

We're happy to announce that Ganttic got updated and some useful features added. Read more »

Trying too hard to be efficient might bring down your efficiency… Nov 01

It has been said that efficiency is doing the thing right and effectiveness is doing the right thing - a strategy vital in any business. In an economy that is as unstable as the current economy is, certainly no one can afford to be ineffective and inefficient. If you do not have your resources properly in line then you are not operating your business to its highest potential. This greatly affects a business’s bottom line. 

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Gi-Ganttic Results from Ganttic, the Gantt Chart Masters Oct 25

Many people who have been trying to stay organized using either Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Project have ended up frustrated by the seemingly Herculean proportions of the task.  Microsoft Excel has an excellent database format, but as it is not a tool designed specifically for scheduling, using it to coordinate projects can prove awkward and unreliable.  
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We are going international Oct 23

Our site was just in English. Now we've added Spanish, French, Russian and Estonian. German, Portuguese and more are coming soon Read more »

Ganttic got another great review from experts Oct 06

Web-Based-Software.com is a business-oriented Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) directory. We’ve been gathering the best web applications and constantly update our directory, which has been ever-growing since its launch in 2001. Read the original article from here. Read more »

Excel planning fades to the past Oct 06

excel planningMost of the businesses use resource scheduling in their everyday life, but most common tools for it are still e-mails, paper wall charts, notebooks and Excel spreadsheets. Specialized tools are expensive, complicated and hard to implement. So we saw the gap in the market and created just a right product to fill this gap.

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Out of beta Oct 05

We started with pre-alpha version of our resource scheduling software early 2008. It was called Yutiti back then. After 2,5 years of developing, testing and listening to our users, we're finally out of beta. Read more »

Ganttic through the eyes of Greatstartups.com Sep 30

Today we've got a review from www.greatstartups.com  - a weblog strictly focused on Startups. Read more »

Yutiti is now Ganttic Sep 27

online project managementYutiti has enjoyed quite a success during its beta period from 2008.
Now it has had a serious facelift and is re-branded as Ganttic.
Online project management has just got easier!
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Great review about us Sep 03

Makeuseof.com, the site writing about important stuff happening in the kingdom of Internet, got us reviewed. Read more »

New release Jul 29

23rd of July we released a new version of Ganttic. Some bug fixes and new features as described below: Read more »

For what you can actually use Ganttic? Just project planning? Jun 23

Well, that has been our main question from the very beginning. When you create software you have to think about it. No one will use software what does everything from project planning to file sharing. Ours has a purpose. Read more »

Advanced user rights system Jun 10

online project management Hide, show only or grant full rights depending on process. Allow just project planning or full administration rights. 
Online project management offers convenience of simultaneous users but this has to be controlled carefully to avoid problems.
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Why should an enterprise worry about resource and project planning? Jun 09

Resource planning is definitely no fun. It is work and as we all know, all kind of work should be avoided . Unless it's a must. Believe me, resource and project planning is. Read more »
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