March 16, 2012

Team Gantt – Chart With Your Team

Gantt charting devotees will often note that the only downside to their scheduling and organizational systems has to do with sharing, since many Gantt chart applications make it difficult to collaborate on charts with teammates and coworkers. Team Gantt is different. The web-based application lets people view and edit their coworkers’ Gantt charts with ease.

Team Gantt can make it easier for you to plan your next project and work together with your team. Select a pricing plan based on the number of people you need to collaborate with, and then get started adding tasks and milestones for your latest projects. Each individual task can be dragged and dropped to schedule it for the dates and times you desire, and you can add dependencies to ensure certain tasks get done in a specific order. Once your project is all laid out, you can start assigning individual tasks to the colleagues who are responsible for completing them. The Gantt charts created with Team Gantt can be viewed in countless ways. View your chart in regular calendar mode, or filter it based on the user to see individual charts for each person on your team. You can also set filters to view the tasks currently in progress, or the specific tasks due today.

Collaboration features are present throughout the Team Gantt application. In addition to assigning certain tasks to colleagues, groups can also communicate by commenting on tasks. Users can upload files to selected tasks, which their colleagues can then download at a later date. For people who love Gantt charts, Team Gantt is a cut above the rest.

Practical Uses:

  • Work together on a major project with colleagues
  • Visually see how much progress you’ve made in completing a group project
  • Assign specific tasks to each member of your team
  • Share ideas with co-workers by commenting on their tasks

Insider Tips:

  • Charts can be filtered by date or user
  • Chart data can be exported in CSV or PDF formats
  • Individual tasks can be dragged and dropped anywhere on a chart
  • Edit the percent complete to update others on the status of a task

What we liked:

  • Gantt charts are useful for big teams working together on multi-step projects
  • The dependencies feature lets users lock together certain tasks
  • Teammates can share files by uploading them to the Team Gantt site
  • Managers can assign one or more employees to a single task

What we didn’t like:

  • Users with Starter plans are only given 1 GB of file storage


Company Info:

  • Launched: 2010 (Beta)
  • Privately Held
  • Headquarters: White Marsh, Maryland
  • Founded by: John Correlli and Nathan Gilmore
  • Web site:


  • Starter plan is $10/month
  • Team plan is $29/month
  • Business plan is $79/month


  1. Thanks for posting about TeamGantt! We are super excited about our product and have some great new features coming soon to make it even more collaborative 🙂

  2. Good information. Lucky me I found your site by chance (stumbleupon).
    I have book marked it for later!

  3. In my research the products listed seem to be the best project management oriented apps that facilitate gantt charts. I have a brief exposure to TeamGantt. Liquid Planner was recommended by one of the instructors at Construx. TomsPlanner I have seen some good feedback about as well. My personal preference for this type of software is based in a philosophy that things change often and so tools that are simple and intuitive work much better (unless you have enough resources that someone can be dedicated to maintaining the project in the tool). I would love to hear from anyone who has recent experience with all three tools or has done an in-depth evaluation.

  4. Was nice to learn about the product. Project management tools have become very popular and are getting increasingly affordable, as competition drives pricing down. Never heard about Liquid Planner before, but what I have seen on their website looks promising.

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