Critical Path Software

Visualize Every Key Task Required To Complete a Project

Easily illustrate task dependencies and identify the time and effort required to complete each task in large projects.

  • Visualize project scope
  • Identify and schedule the sequence of critical tasks and events
  • Efficiently manage expectations and deadlines from the outset of the project
Critical Path Software
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Identify the Most Crucial Tasks in a Project

Identify the Most Crucial Tasks in a Project

Identify the Most Crucial Tasks in a Project

Infinite canvas to create PERT charts, identify the critical path and every task necessary to complete the project and the dependencies between them.

Multiple frameworks to easily add project details and automatically generate your critical path.

Drag and drop functionality to identify essential and nonessential tasks and prioritize accordingly.


Create Project Schedules Together

Create Project Schedules Together

In-app video conferencing to collaborate with the team in real-time as you analyze current processes, breakdown tasks, set up timelines on a shared online canvas.

Pin-point comments to keep track of conversations as the project progresses with seamless synchronization.

Compare planned and actual progress of your project through completion.

Create Project Schedules Together
Augment Your Data

Augment Your Data

Augment Your Data

Two way links to import data from multiple project management software, make changes on the canvas and have them reflect on the source.

Multiple integrations to embed visuals into Jira and Confluence documents with ease and keep everything updated and aligned.

Link roadmaps to team charters, wireframes, workflows, and more. Link relevant documents for each workflow for easy reference.

What is a Critical Path Analysis?

The critical path method (CPM) is a technique that identifies tasks that are necessary for project completion and determines scheduling flexibilities. A critical path in project management is the longest sequence of activities that must be finished on time in order for the entire project to be complete. Any delays in critical tasks will delay the rest of the project.

How to Conduct a Critical Path Analysis?

  • Begin by opening a Creately workspace and selecting a critical path framework.
  • You can link your workspace to a work breakdown structure and identify each task involved in the project.
  • The next step is to identify dependencies. Listing the immediate predecessors of each activity will help you identify the correct order in which they need to be carried out.
  • Once you have listed the activities and their dependencies you can create the network diagram of the project.
  • Now estimate the time required to complete each activity. If you are managing a smaller project, you will most likely estimate time in days. If you are working with a complex project, you may have to measure time in weeks.
  • With a completed network diagram and an activity estimate you can now identify your critical path. You can do this by identifying the longest path through the network or the longest sequence of activities on the path.
  • Now identify the earliest start and finish times, and the latest start and finish times for each activity. Highlight the path in your network diagram so everyone involved in the project can easily identify the most critical things that need to be completed to keep a project on schedule.