Tom’s Planner is a simple online planning app that you can use to create colorful Gantt charts via a drag-and-drop interface. While it doesn’t have the power and functionality of full-featured project management tool like Microsoft Project (s msft), it’s much less complex, which means it’s ideal if all you need to do is quickly throw together a schedule to share with your team.
I thought I’d record a short screencast to show you why it’s one of my favorite planning tools:
You can try a demo of the product yourself without signing up here. It’s worth signing up, though, because free, one-year accounts are being offered to all new users during the beta period, which ends July 31.
What tools do you use for project planning?
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