Birds on a Wire

Birds on a Wire - a  summary chart showing key dates for one or more projects
 
Use any search engine to look for "Birds on a Wire" and you won't find too much about project management.  Rather, you will find listings by electric companies studying the problem of birds on electrical wires, bird watchers photographing birds sitting on wires, people selling unique products involving birds and wires and even consultants who have named their companies "Bird on the Wire Consulting".

As long as we have sold our Milestones Professional software, however, we have had inquiries from project managers looking for easy ways to produce "Birds on a Wire" project management charts. 

Birds on a Wire Chart: a one or two page project management chart which displays milestones which are key to the completion of one or more projects.

Example:
Birds on a Wire - a  summary chart showing key dates for one or more projects
 
Milestones includes key features which make development of these charts easy.
  • Up to 256 "birds" can be added to each "wire"
  • Many "bird" and "wire" options available.
  • These types of schedules are typically very crowded.  It's possible to place the birds on 3 different levels on every wire, making it possible to generate schedules with maximum detail.
Birds on a wire example schedule 
Birds on a wire example schedule 
 
Birds on a wire example schedule 
 
 
Example: 
Birds on a wire example schedule