Microsoft Planner is an application available on the
Microsoft Office 365 platform. Planner enables users and teams to create plans,
assemble and assign tasks, share files, communicate and collaborate with other
users, and receive progress updates via various means on the Office 365
platform. Each new plan created in Planner automatically creates a new Office
Planner will fill Microsoft customers’ need for a more
lightweight, easy-to-use tool. It does
not require the learning curve needed for Microsoft Project. It is also a replacement for SharePoint
Planner is integrated into Office 365 Groups, which means
that the conversations in Planner are also available in Outlook 2016, Outlook
on the web, and the Outlook Groups Mobile Apps.
Planner is integrated with OneNote as well. Every plan has a OneNote Notebook created for
The software is also tightly integrated with the Office
suite. Users can attach Word, Excel and PowerPoint files to a Card. These
documents are then stored in SharePoint Online document library, which makes it
available offline, too!
For more information on Microsoft Planner, visit this link.
See where Planner fits along side other Microsoft project management products in this article.
Source: Wikipedia and Microsoft
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