A chart that depicts progress in relation to time, often used in planning and tracking a project.
Origin of Gantt chartAfter Henry Laurence Gantt, (1861–1919), American engineer.
(plural Gantt charts)
- (management) A graphical representation of the tasks and resources needed to complete a job or project; may show ranges of possible start and end dates and the relationships between tasks; used to pinpoint bottlenecks and assign priorities.
From Henry L. Gantt, US engineer
gantt chart - Computer Definition
A type of floating bar chart usually used in project management to show resources or tasks over time.