What is the purpose of a “Milestone”

Milestones are tools used in project management to mark specific points along a project timeline. These points may signal anchors such as a project start and end date, a need for external review or input and budget checks, among others. In many instances, milestones do not impact project duration. Instead, they focus on major progress points that must be reached to achieve success.

A “Milestone” is visualized in the Gantt Chart Maker with a star mark (milestone does not have a duration):

To add a new milestone, click on the icon “Milestone” from the ribbon menu:

In case you would like to change an existing task to a Milestone, click on the icon “Modify” then “Promote” until the task become a milestone.

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