In project management, milestones are significant events or achievements that mark important points in a project’s progress. Milestones are used to track a project’s progress, measure performance, and communicate important events to stakeholders.
In Micronet Project Management for wordpress, we can set the task as Milestone which is visible in our Gantt Charts.
Gantt charts are a critical tool in project management because they provide a visual representation of the project schedule, timelines, and progress. They help project managers to plan and track tasks, identify potential bottlenecks and delays, and adjust the project schedule accordingly.
Additionally, Gantt charts enable effective communication with stakeholders by providing a clear overview of the project’s progress, status, and potential risks.
With Gantt charts, project managers can ensure that the project stays on track and meets its objectives while optimizing resource utilization and minimizing delays.
Here are some examples of milestones in project management:
- Project kickoff: This is the beginning of the project and the point where the project team comes together to start planning and executing the project.
- Requirements gathering: This is the process of collecting and documenting the project requirements, including the project scope, goals, objectives, and constraints.
- Design and development: This is the phase where the project team creates the project deliverables, such as prototypes, design documents, and software code.
- Testing and quality assurance: This is the process of testing the project deliverables to ensure that they meet the project requirements and quality standards.
- Deployment and launch: This is the point where the project deliverables are released to the end-users or customers.
- Project completion: This is the end of the project, where the project team delivers the final product or service and closes out the project.
The below image shows a task/ card in Mirconet project image.
This task can be set a Milestone of the project and also checklist can be created with multiple subtasks.