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Posts Tagged "Tasks"

An overview of task management options in SharePoint and Office 365

Everything is a project! This is my main motto in life. Hey, after all, to get things done, we need to complete tasks. While, for the most part, we use SharePoint and Office 365 to store documents, the second most important function of our daily routine is to track and complete tasks. Tasks for temporary project teams we are part of, tasks… keep reading >

What is Microsoft Planner?

In case you are not familiar or using Planner at the moment, I highly encourage you to get to learn and use the tool. As a project manager in my past career, I used MS Project extensively. But MS Project is a serious tool, built for project managers and large, lengthy projects. Planner, on the other hand, provides a light-weight alternative for… keep reading >

What is Microsoft To Do?

Whether you need to buy a bottle of milk on the way home or complete the project proposal at work, our life consists of tasks. Up until recently, there was no good option to manage individual tasks in SharePoint and Office 365. That changed though with the introduction of Microsoft To Do. What is Microsoft To Do? Microsoft To Do is a… keep reading >

5 ways to create a checklist in SharePoint and Office 365

A frequent request that I get from my clients is the ability to create and track some sort of checklist in SharePoint.  Maybe you have a project checklist or something repeatable employees have to adhere to day in and day out. Maybe you desire consistency in operations. Whatever the reason is – the checklist is a great way to standardize and track… keep reading >

3 ways to notify a user of changes in a SharePoint list

SharePoint lists are great at storing non-document content like issues, tasks, events, contacts or any other info via a custom list. So here is a typical business scenario. Say, you add some content to the list and want to notify a user of changes in a SharePoint list. How do you make this happen? This post will explain the available options. 1. Alert… keep reading >