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.
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.