This Stoplight Gantt chart example offers the
typical Gantt bars and has the added feature of a Status
"stoplight" column indicating how the project is progressing.
In this case, each task displays a baseline bar (solid blue)
below the current plan (striped bar). If the current
plan's end date falls after the baseline plan, then the
stoplight is RED. If the project is complete (as indicated
by the current plan finish date falling before the current date
line and showing completely filled), then the stoplight is
GREEN. Otherwise, the stoplight is YELLOW, indicating the
task is on track with the current plan, but may still need to be
Stoplights are often used as a quick way to
display project status, especially for executives who may want
to quickly glance at a project schedule to see how the project
is doing. A stoplight listing might be shown to a top
exec, giving the exec the opportunity to "drill-down" on the
project schedule to get detail on any project which he/she has a
Read more: Additional
Stoplight chart information.
All Schedules on this web site were created using Milestones software.
This includes Milestones Professional, which is a powerful, fast, and easy
to use project scheduler
and Milestones Simplicity, a basic program for creating Gantt charts. These programs can both be used to
They are both great examples of