Example of tasks grouped by stages

Tasks grouped by stages. Timelines are not the only way to create plans, often you want to group tasks into meaningful clusters. Here is an example where tasks have been grouped in stages. In this case we are not necessarily interested in the order in which each...

Example of timelines by person

Timelines by person. You don’t have to have just one timeline. You may want to create parallel plans for yourself and your colleagues. These need not all start at the same point – for example Sarah needs to get some of her tasks completed before Bob and...

Example of a basic timeline plan

Basic timeline plan. This is perhaps the most common usage – a timeline, in this case starting at the far left and running task by task to the far right. Tasks happen one after another, but some things need to happen at the same time – you can see these in...

Building timelines

Let’s look at a business plan as a timeline. Remember all businesses are different – your priorities differ and you may have some tasks already in hand or completed. So this is just one possible approach by me to a fictitious business plan. The first question for a...