At Ignite 2020, Microsoft announced a new set of capabilities coming to its task management tool, Microsoft Planner. The company detailed that it’s increasing the number of task labels and colors to 25. This update will start rolling out to the Planner app and Tasks in Teams in late February, according to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center.
In the Microsoft world, there's a lot of different programs or apps you can use to manage your project for your small business. As part of your Microsoft 365 subscription, you might have heard of Microsoft Planner, but you also ... Read more
Microsoft Planner users can now try out a new Smart Backgrounds feature that brings the ability to personalize Planner boards. The company has announced that the feature is currently rolling out to all users in the Planner web experience, allowing users to add custom background images to their plans.
With whole offices now adapting to working remotely, it can be difficult to figure out an effective way to assign and delegate tasks. While there’s no direct alternative to the daily whiteboard session or team stand-up meeting, Microsoft Planner can ... Read more
Microsoft Planner is a Kanban-style task management system aimed at busy teams and remote workers. Planner can help you to organise, assign and track tasks when you can’t discuss them in-person. Planner work occurs in “plans” which are tied to ... Read more
The iOS Microsoft Planner app updated to Version 1.7.8 today on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. This latest update added support for native sharing on iOS devices which means that Microsoft Planner will now show up as an option or ... Read more
Microsoft Planner has been updated to support a dedicated Priority field on all tasks. Previously, many Planner users manually configured Labels to act as priority options. The use of Labels to represent priorities is now redundant, as Planner's new field ... Read more
Microsoft's Planner and Teams services gained some added functionality today with the launch of Planner notifications within Teams. Now, whenever a user is assigned a task in Microsoft Planner, they'll immediately receive a notification in both the Conversation and Activity ... Read more