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Project Planning & Execution Solutions

Being able to effectively plan a complex project is key to delivering it on-time and on-budget. Project managers should produce the following to maximize the chance of success:

  • Summary-level project plans for executives and stakeholders
  • Detailed delivery plans for each team or department
  • Frequent (e.g. weekly) updates to each plan to show progress and identify risks

Sample Project Plans

OnePager can create these types of project plans quickly and easily using data from Microsoft Project or Excel. The following how-tos walk you through the steps to create effective project plans:

Create multiple views of the same MS Project schedule.

Creating Multiple Plans from the Same Project

How to make focused schedules for each team based on the same project plan

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Task board for an Agile software development project.

Building Multi-Project Timelines

This agile task board is used for release planning, and gives a prioritized list of new features for a software product.

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This quick article shows you how to create a simple timeline view in Microsoft Project 2003.

Creating a Timeline View in Microsoft Project 2003

This quick article shows you how to create a simple timeline view in Microsoft Project 2003.

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This quick article shows you how to create a simple timeline view in Microsoft Project 2007.

Creating a Timeline View in Microsoft Project 2007

This quick article shows you how to create a simple timeline view/Gantt chart from Microsoft Project 2007.

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How to build a project presentation using data from an MS Project plan.

Building PowerPoint Presentations from MS Project Plans

Learn how to convert a Microsoft Project plan into an easy-to-read timeline that is perfect for PowerPoint presentations.

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How to present a schedule using data from MS Project.

How to Present a Schedule made in Microsoft Project

This article describes how to export your Microsoft Project plan into a PowerPoint-friendly format that is perfect for executive presentations.

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How to create a portfolio-level view of multiple Microsoft Project files.

Create a view of a Microsoft Project Portfolio or Program

Learn how to create a program or portfolio-level view of multiple Microsoft Project plans.

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How to export an MS Project plan to a PowerPoint presentation.

Export Microsoft Project to PowerPoint

A step-by-step guide on how to export all or part of a Microsoft Project schedule into a PowerPoint format that is ideal for executive presentations.

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How to summarize a multi-phase Microsoft Project plan into a single Gantt chart.

Creating a Multi-Phase Project Schedule

This article describes how to build a Gantt chart and separate it into multiple phases based on a Microsoft Project outline plan.

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How to show critical path in a Gantt chart.

Showing Critical Path on a Gantt Chart

Learn how to show the critical path of a project in a summary-level Gantt chart imported from Microsoft Project.

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How to create a multi-project Gantt chart in Excel.

Building Multi-Project Gantt Charts in Excel

See how easy it is to create a multi-project program/portfolio Gantt chart based on Excel data.

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How to create a versioned Gantt chart in Microsoft Project.

Versioning a Microsoft Project Schedule

Learn how to create and track multiple versions of your Microsoft Project schedule to see how your project has changed over time.

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Learn how to create different reports for different audiences based on the same MS Project schedule.

Creating Multiple Views of the Same Project Plan

This article explains how OnePager Pro can create different views of the same project, so that each audience can see the tasks and milestones that are most important.

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Learn how to create charts that illustrate success and failure in a project post-mortem.

What to Present in a Project Post Mortem

Learn the types of charts that are useful in understanding a project's successes and failures during a post mortem review.

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Learn how to create rolled-up summary Gantt charts for executive presentations.

Creating Gantt Chart Roll-Up Views

See how to create a rolled-up Gantt chart that summarizes your entire Microsoft Project schedule.

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Learn how to build a multi-project summary schedule using multiple Microsoft Project files.

Summarizing a Multi-Project Schedule

Find out how to create a one-page summary of multiple projects from different MS Project plans.

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Learn how to create a presentation template for Microsoft Project plans.

Creating a Microsoft Project Template

Learn how to set up a template that will standardize all of your Microsoft Project plans in a consistent presentation format.

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Learn how to create a simple timeline based on your project schedule.

Building a Simple Project Timeline

This article describes how OnePager Pro, an add-in for Microsoft Project, can create simple timelines of one or many project plans.

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Understand the strengths and weaknesses of MS Project 2010's timeline view, and how OnePager can make it even more powerful.

Enhancing the Microsoft Project 2010 Timeline View

Learn how the timeline view in MS Project 2010 can create simple Gantt charts, and how OnePager can make these Gantt charts even more powerful with dynamic grouping, sorting, and color-coding.

View Microsoft Project 2010 Timeline View >

Learn how to build a Gantt chart in Excel using OnePager Express.

How to Make a Gantt Chart in Microsoft Excel

Many project managers keep track of schedules, but don't have a way to create Gantt charts easily. OnePager Express can create a Gantt chart from virtually any Excel spreadsheet.

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Visually trace changes in your project using time-sensitive snapshots of your Gantt chart.

Showing a Project's History in a Gantt Chart

Learn how to track the history of your project using a series of time-stamped Gantt charts created dynamically based on Microsoft Project data.

View Project History Gantt Chart >

Track changes to your project schedule as tasks are updated from week to week.

Tracking Project Schedule Changes in a Timeline View

See how OnePager can create a series of progressive timelines that track the changes to individual tasks or phases within your Microsoft Project plan.

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Create a Gantt chart template and share it with others in the PMO.

Sharing Gantt Chart Templates Across the PMO

Learn how to create a Gantt chart template for one or many Microsoft Project plans and share it with other project managers in your PMO. The template allows the entire PMO to create consistent project presentations.

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OnePager Pro is project presentation software that integrates with Microsoft Project.

Project Presentation Software

How to use project presentation software to build a presentation or report from a Microsoft Project plan.

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Create a summary timeline of one or multiple Microsoft Project plans using OnePager Pro from Chronicle Graphics.

Project Summary Timelines

Follow these simple steps to create a summary timeline of one or many Microsoft Project plans using OnePager Pro.

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Create a collection of historical Gantt charts to track your project's progress.

Creating Virtual Summary Tasks from MS Project

See how you can take a cluttered MS Project schedule and collapse it into an easy-to-understand summary using OnePager Pro.

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Learn how to simplify large projects into a one-page Gantt chart that is easy to update from week-to-week.

Simplifying Complex Projects

See how easy it is to simplify a complex project into a single-page Gantt chart that is easy to update from week-to-week.

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How to create a multi-project schedule using an Excel spreadsheet.

Building a multi-project schedule in Excel

If you keep track of multiple projects in Excel, you need a simple way to present them all at once. OnePager Express, an add-in for Excel, summarizes multiple project schedules into a one-page report.

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How to create a PowerPoint-ready project timeline from an Excel spreadsheet.

Creating timeline presentations in Excel

Learn how to create a PowerPoint-ready timeline presentation based on an Excel project schedule.

View Excel Timeline Presentation >


Create a Gantt chart that shows the health (red, yellow, green) of each task in the project.

Showing Project Health in Excel

Create a Gantt chart that shows the health (red, yellow, green) of each task in the project.

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How to summarize resources across multiple Microsoft Project schedules into a single portfolio report using OnePager Pro, the easy timeline add-in from Chronicle Graphics.

Creating a Microsoft Project Portfolio for Resource Management

How to summarize resources across multiple Microsoft Project schedules into a single portfolio report using OnePager Pro, the easy timeline add-in from Chronicle Graphics.

View Microsoft Project Portfolio of Resources >

How to build a graphical project plan based on account and opportunity data tracked in Salesforce.com.

Building a project plan in Salesforce

How to build a visual project plan or report based on account and opportunity information tracked in Salesforce.com or another CRM platform.

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Learn how to build a swimlane flowchart in OnePager Express based on a simple Excel spreadsheet.

Building a swimlane flowchart

Learn how to build a swimlane flowchart from a simple Excel spreadsheet in OnePager Express. No Visio required!

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Learn how to create project illustrations using OnePager Pro, the leading illustrator for Microsoft Project.

Illustrating a Project

Learn how to create project illustrations using OnePager Pro, the leading illustrator for Microsoft Project.

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See the steps to visualize a Primavera P6 project schedule using OnePager Express.

Primavera P6 Visualizer

See the steps to visualize a Primavera P6 project schedule using OnePager Express.

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Build a phase gate timeline from one or more Microsoft Project plans.

Phase Gate Timeline for Microsoft Project

Build a phase gate timeline from one or more Microsoft Project plans.

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Gantt Chart Software: OnePager Pro for Microsoft Project

Gantt Chart Software for Microsoft Project

Step-by-step instructions on how to use OnePager Pro Gantt chart software with Microsoft Project.

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