New Planner capabilities bring task management directly into SharePoint sites
Published Jun 04 2018 11:21 AM 45.5K Views

Task management is most efficient when your team has access to everything it needs in one place. That’s why we’ve worked to continuously integrate Microsoft Planner with more Microsoft 365 productivity solutions such as Outlook for calendars, Microsoft Teams as a tab and app, and SharePoint for files.  Rolling out today, SharePoint integration goes even deeper with new features for embedding Planner into SharePoint sites.


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Two new capabilities bring task management directly into group-connected SharePoint team sites: adding a plan and adding a web part.


Adding a plan - The +New button on the homepage of every SharePoint site makes it easy to create lists and document libraries directly from your homepage. Now, that +New button will include the option to add a Planner plan. You can add the plan to your navigation pane so your whole team can access it in a single click, simplifying overall navigation.




Adding a web part - SharePoint web parts help you quickly glean and access relevant information, from internal news to shared documents. The new Planner web part adds to this experience, allowing you to add plan information directly on pages and news posts.  Depending on what task information you think is most relevant to your team, you can choose between the Planner Board or Charts view to appear on your homepage.




You can visit SharePoint’s Tech Community blogs site and follow SharePoint on Twitter and Facebook to keep up on future SharePoint releases. As always, submit ideas for improving Planner and SharePoint through UserVoice (Planner, SharePoint).

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