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Microsoft Planner

Organize teamwork with intuitive, collaborative, visual task management.
Tasks in Teams, a board in Microsoft Planner, and status charts on mobile
Get more work done with Planner. Create Kanban boards using content-rich tasks with features including files, checklists, and labels. Collaborate in Planner and Microsoft Teams and check visual status charts—all in the Microsoft cloud.

Discover collaborative task management for teams

Empower everyone on your team, no matter their role or expertise, to manage tasks better. Planner gives teams an intuitive, collaborative, and visual task management experience for getting work done.

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Start fast with no experience required

Use your knowledge of Microsoft 365 apps to start using Planner fast. Create new Kanban boards in minutes with a familiar getting started experience.

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Access relevant task details in one place

Plans comprise content-rich tasks that contain expected details, such as due dates, and extra elements like color-coded labels and files. Planner provides everything you need to help you focus on your work.

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Get visualized status insights

Skip building complex status reports for your plans. Planner automatically visualizes task status into pie and bar charts for you with no setup required.

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Work where you want

Use Planner wherever you’re working. At your desk? Open Planner from On the go? Update tasks from your mobile device. In Microsoft Teams? Select the Tasks app powered by Planner and Microsoft To Do.

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Connect across Microsoft 365

Planner is part of Microsoft 365, so it’s highly secure like your other Microsoft 365 apps. Microsoft 365 also connects Planner with Microsoft To Do, SharePoint, Power Automate, and other apps for efficient task management.

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Manage all your tasks in Microsoft Teams

Planner and Microsoft Teams work well together. The Tasks app in Microsoft Teams combines all your team tasks from Planner and individual tasks from Microsoft To Do with advanced collaboration tools.

Boost work management with Microsoft Project

Planner helps your team manage simple, task-based work. But if you need to take that work to the next level, Microsoft Project offers tools such as dynamic scheduling, detailed reporting, customizations, and advanced planning.

These organizations are doing big things with the help of Planner and the Tasks app in Microsoft Teams.

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Get started with Planner

Follow a step-by-step guide to create your plans.

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Get tips and advice for Planner from Microsoft experts and other community members.

Get firsthand experience and training

Explore self-guided demos and experience the full task management capabilities of Microsoft 365.

Manage work with the right tools

Read our when-to-use guides to determine the best Microsoft tools for managing your work.

Task management with Planner and Microsoft 365

See how task management in Microsoft 365 works as a connected experience that helps you assign, manage, and complete tasks across your favorite apps including Planner.

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