Definition

wikipedia states:

A Gantt chart is a type of bar chart, devised by Henry Gantt in the 1910s,that illustrates a project schedule. Gantt charts illustrate the start and finish dates of the terminal elements and summary elements of a project.

Videos

There aren’t many decipherable gantt chart videos available. Andy Kriebel shared a lollipop gantt video which contains all the information needed to create standard (plus lollipop) gantt charts:

Data Zombiez shared this YouTube video in January 2017:

Blog posts

As ever, Andy also created a blog post:

http://www.vizwiz.com/2015/09/lollipopgantt.html

Whilst there aren’t many videos on this subject, fortunately there are a few high quality blog posts.

Ryan Sleeper contributes this post:

http://www.evolytics.com/blog/tableau-201-make-gantt-chart/

Whilst Interworks’ reliable “Essentials” series provides this:

https://www.interworks.com/blog/ccapitula/2014/12/18/tableau-essentials-chart-types-gantt-chart

Example workbooks

Gantt charts seem to get plenty of air time in #IronViz and #MakeoverMonday submissions, so I had a few to pick from. First up is an example where I can’t find the source file on Tableau Public, so if anyone can point me in the right direction, please do so I can link it and credit the author. An image of the Viz is below:

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Thankfully I could find the next submission – Andy Cotgreave‘s #MakeoverMonday Viz:

https://public.tableau.com/profile/acotgreave.tableausoftware.com#!/vizhome/WARbaseball/MLBsurplusvalues

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