Especially when you have a complex project plan, details like the critical path or lag time between dependent planning elements can increase transparency and help you retain a good overview.
Show critical path in Gantt chart
The critical path marks those planning elements that are crucial in keeping your deadline. Delays along the critical path can lead to scope creeps and possibly derail your scheduled project deadline.
If you want to show the critical path in your plan, you must already have planning elements that are connected with each other.
The planning elements along the critical path are marked in red in your Gantt-chart and in your planning list.
InLoox shows you how far you can move a planning element before this affects the planned duration of the project and, for example, shifts the completion date.
To do this, follow the steps:
In each project planning, you can visually highlight individual planning elements that you want to have a closer look at in a timeline.