You built a project tracker in Google Sheets that keeps track of useful information aboutyour project and updates you on project progress quickly and clearly.
Creating your project tracker digitally in a spreadsheet allows you to organize allthe important details about your project so you can see at a glance if you are on scheduleor falling behind and whether any problems have occurred that need to be resolved.
Because you created your project tracker in an online application, you can access it fromany computer or device with an internet connection.
This makes managing a project easier, especially if you work in an industry where you are onthe road a lot or working in remote locations.
You can also download your project tracker.
That way, you can save it in different formats,or send it to people over email or a file sharing service.
Tracking is one of the most important jobs involved in managing a project.
There can be a lot of information, dates, people, and resources to keep track of throughoutthe life of a complex project.
Your job is much easier if you have a tool that allows you to quickly assess the statusof tasks and resources.
With the right tools at your fingertips, you can adjust schedules, budgets, and staffingto fit your project’s needs.
Using the skills you just learned, you could create a tracking tool for any type of professionalor personal project, like organizing your garage or attic,planning a garden, starting a home-based business,getting a vehicle ready for a long trip, or upgrading to a new software system.
1. Using a Spreadsheet to Organize Tasks and Priorities
2. Set Up a Spreadsheet
3. Update Tasks with a Drop-Down Menu
4. Visualize Project Status with Conditional Formatting