Tip of the Week: A simple visual representation of a schedule is often the best way to communicate status and the project plan. The detailed Gantt chart is often too busy for most audiences. There are several tools to create these visuals such as using the Microsoft Project Timeline view, Office Timeline + in PowerPoint or Excel. Tools that directly link to your Project Plan are the best to reduce redundant work such as Milestone Professional. Make sure you keep your audience in mind when creating these different views.
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