Recently, I find out a very useful tool to create a summary schedule, graphic report of a project in a Timeline or Bar chart format. That is Microsoft Visio Professional. The nice thing is that it’s cheaper than Office Timeline which I’ve used for a few years. You can easily find a sale-off price at 30$ or 40$ for a perpetual license (whereas Office Timeline charges you per year) on google. For example, below are a few links I find out:
I bought my license from a local supplier in Vietnam for only 10$ and it works great so far.
Below are some samples of the summary schedule which I create in Microsoft Visio Professional 2019.
You can learn Microsoft Visio easily and free on google because it’s quite popular. There’s also a paid course that teaches you how to create timelines in this link https://www.linkedin.com/learning/visio-2016-essential-training
You can refer to another Summary Graphic Report of As-Built But-For / Collapsed As-Built Delay Analysis in the following article: