How do I create a project management plan in Google Sheets?
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How do I create a project plan in Google?
Create a project spreadsheet
In Google Drive, click New > Google Sheets. Click Untitled spreadsheet and type a new title for your project plan. Add column headings. For example, you might track the tasks for a project and include columns for task owner, due date, status, and comments.
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Free MS Project Alternatives
Project Libre – open source project management software. GanttProject – free project management and scheduling app to make Gantt charts on Windows, OSX, and Linux. Ganttology – interactive Gantt chart software with basic free plan (1 chart, 50 tasks) in addition to paid plans.
Google offers Workspace for its corporate clients but there's no built-in Kanban board or other project management tool. Google Workspace users are brilliant in using workarounds to organize their workflow in a kanban style.
Microsoft Project is the largest and most well-known project management tool available. It was released in 1984 when any type of desktop software was a novelty. But because of that history, it can definitely seem outdated.