What Is Critical Path in Buildern’s Schedule and How to Use It?

Buildern allows its users to run a quick critical path analysis through their project schedules to identify any potential bottlenecks and overlaps in planning.
Written by Buildern Support
Updated 2 weeks ago

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💡Basics first: What Is a Critical Path Analysis (CPA)?

In a nutshell, CPA refers to a technique that focuses on identifying interdependent tasks based on their timely completion. 

A detailed understanding of the task dependencies helps the project manager set realistic deadlines for complex projects. 

How to Use the Critical Path in Buildern?

The critical path functionality is available through the schedule’s Gantt chart view.

To view your project’s critical path, click the button shown in the image below:

You will see that the dependencies and tasks creating a “longer” and “critical” path will be highlighted in red.

Click on the same icon again to return to the standard view.

💡Recommended Reading

How to Add Dependencies in the Gantt Chart

How to Create New Baselines in Your Gantt Charts

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