Using Planner for Managing your Project Tasks within Microsoft Teams Channels

Simple Tips in managing a project using Microsoft Teams

Task Management doesn’t need to be redundant and highly manual!

Setting up a Planner board within Channel in Microsoft Teams for each of your projects allows you to manage many critical aspects of task management within your projects.

1. Start with creating a Team for your Project:

2. Next, select the channel you want and add the Planner app as a tab:

3. Lastly, start adding your tasks and your buckets to organize them!

Learn more on how to use Microsoft Planner in Microsoft Teams

Tips:

  • Create a planner board and link it in your teams
  • Tasks that get entered, assigned and dated are automatically tracked
  • Reminders to complete tasks are automatically sent to team members via email
  • Use the Planner personal app to see your Tasks across all of your projects!

About the Author:

I’m a Microsoft MVP & Cloud Solutions Architect who enjoys working with the most cutting-edge technologies such as Azure, Office 365 and SharePoint.

Reference:

Khamis, R. (2020). Using Planner for Managing your Project Tasks within Microsoft Teams Channels. Available at: https://www.khamis.net/2020/06/06/using-planner-for-managing-your-project-tasks-within-microsoft-teams-channels/ [Accessed: 24th November 2020].

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