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Agreed, adding more complicated charts may provide more information but may not necessarily make the app more useful. Here is a good example from Cole Nussbaumer's Storytelling with Data book. I made the interactive version using ZingChart, since that's the charting library I'm most familiar with. http://demos.zingchart.com/view/embed/FUUTOL1M Even ...


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My suggestion is about UX, rather than on UI and visualization. Your job is to solve a problem, not make a picture. This is from the Three charts are all I need, as well as the following quote: You can spend days, weeks, or even months working on visualizations of data, but does that benefit the business most? In most cases, a simple visualization will ...


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Perhaps you could use several Gantt charts. One could show the general categories for tasks overall for the project. Then you could make individual Gantt charts for each category of tasks, those would be more loaded up with tasks. That might keep it easier to digest, understand, and use.


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Gantt charts do take a while getting used to, there's no doubt about it. Most of my experience with them has been with Microsoft Project, which is very good at what it does. One of the things about gantt charts, though, is that they require a considerable amount of upfront planning. This kind of planning requires you to know the details of all tasks and ...


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I guess in the end it is always going to be hard to fit lots of things on a fixed space, so you really have to work out exactly what you want to focus on or accept that trying to focus on everything means that you can't really focus on anything. There's been lots of good discussion and contribution on this question, and I'd like to throw in another ...



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