Gantt chart view
I want to be able to make tasks dependent on other tasks, and see them in a Gantt chart view.
We recently announced and rolled out the new Microsoft Project, which was designed specifically to help teams of all sizes collaborate on projects more efficiently and achieve more together. It was designed to be simple and powerful, so that anyone can get started quickly and take control of any project – regardless of its size – right away.
The new Microsoft Project has been redesigned. You can see your tasks on a Gantt chart (“Timeline”) view, a Board view (similar to Planner’s), and a Grid view, both requested from many of our Planner users. I encourage you to look at the links below and the attached GIF for a sneak peak.
With this, we also rolled out a new subscription plan called “Project Plan 1” that allows you to start quickly and manage projects easily via the web browser.
Thanks everyone for your patience, I encourage you to check out the new Project, and even start a trial to see if it’s right for you!
The Project and Planner team
Michael Cain commented
Yes. Gantt charts are a entrenched staple of project management. So many business executives understand them. The fact that Planner can't generate them weakens Planner as a communication tool with my customers.
If I could ask for just two features it would be task dependencies and Gantt charts.
Must haves if I'm going to make Planner competitive in project management.
With more enterprise customers switching to use Teams instead of other solutions like Slack, Planner has a good use case for this. Various teams might use tools like Jira or Trello, but having a road map view via Gantt charts is an added advantage which would make users utilize Planner nore often.
Here is feedback and nobody respond to this need almost 1600votes microsoft? We neeed this thing
Agreed. I want to be able to use this with my teams, but find myself needing a separate Gantt chart--which inevitably leads to chaos. This is an absolute must!
Joseph Thornley commented
Planner without a Gantt chart is a severely hobbled offering. It is not worth the effort to enter and manage the data unless I can generate Gantt charts. Please add this feature. Please. Sooner rather than later.
Add a gantt diagram to better follow-up task and get a overview of the timeline. We really need this chart to better plan our projects. WE now have to use a sharepoint to make tasks with the gantt diagram. So a project has 2 location, this is to much work.
Andrew Steele commented
16 months, 1,400 votes and yet no timeline or Gantt chart feature. I'm honestly not surprised because it's Microsoft. I understand Microsoft is trying to protect cannibalization of other MS products like Project, but so often they obviously fail to see the competition outside their own product offerings. Considering that this is part of a paid service I expect better. This tool is useless in a team/engineering environment without additional features. There are better free options.
It would be also great to have the gantt chart be sorted by assigned member project (buckets)
The SharePoint Task List can be integrated with Project and can be viewed as a Gantt Chart. Why not allow Planner to be integrated with the Task List?
For most users the Planner dashboard would be a consolidated view of all tasks they had across multiple projects.
Martin Cottingham commented
Wrike has this functionality and is a very rounded tool compared to Planner. MS need to increase the pace of development on Planner if it is to be adopted, organisations need a complete planning tool, not a cut down Trello.
Yacith Artavia commented
Connected to MS PRoject
Joe Martin commented
I have recently tried Apps4.Pro Planner Manager which offers Gantt view for tasks in Planner. Worked great and I can manage the tasks efficiently now.
Rasmus Nielsen commented
Right now you can get an easy overview of your own tasks.
There is a need for a general overview that combines the timeline for the project with the tasks.
An enterprise planning tool needs Gantt functionality. I agree with Dustin that without it its just a simple planner. Honestly we were expecting more.
Scott Mutchler commented
If you don't add Gant, you should just call it Microsoft Sticky Notes.
Jose Andrade commented
The benefit of Gantt functionality, is to be able to present to C-suite execs who are likely NOT to adopt more agile methodologies. Adding this functionality will help in closing this very big gap because ultimately those execs are the decision makers.
Dustin Fenton commented
Agreed - basic planner feature
Ronaldo T commented
Todos queremos que esto este disponible, ojala y el equipo de desarrollo le ponga un poco mas de interes a este punto
WHY IS GANTT STILL NOT AVAILABLE ON PLANNER?!
Stephen Sweetland commented
I need to be able to vote multiple times.