This series of articles will guide the user through configuring a solution that will enable some basic integration between Microsoft Project and Microsoft Planner. Note that this solution requires zero custom coding!
This article will show how it is possible to update Microsoft Project Tasks via a Smart Phone.
Watch short overview video here
The key benefit is that Project Managers can create tasks within Microsoft Project that automatically save to Planner. Team Members can update and complete tasks in Planner which then automatically updates Microsoft Project.
This solution does require SharePoint, Project Professional, Planner and Flow. It does NOT require Project Online!
Module 1 – Create a SharePoint Task List
Module 2 – Create Microsoft Planner Plan
Module 3 – Create Workflows in Microsoft Flow
Module 4 – Build The Team
Module 5 – Open SharePoint Task List In Microsoft Project
Module 6 – Create The Project in Microsoft Project
Module 7 – Inspect the Planner Tasks
Module 8 – Completing a Planner Task via the Web
Module 9 – Accepting updates in Microsoft Project
Module 10 – Completing a Planner Task via the Planner App
Module 11 – Dealing with a Late Task in Microsoft Project
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