Plans in Planner and Groups in Outlook are inherently linked together. In this movie we'll explore this relationship, which may help to explain why some users have plans inside of Planner before they've created anything.
- [Voiceover] As an Office 365 user,…you probably already know that the Office applications…are designed to share certain information.…So it's no surprise that Planner and Outlook…are very tightly integrated, especially considering…that both are built around communicating with others…and scheduling important events.…For example, this plan has several…of my coworkers attached to it…and we've been communicating through Planner.…But let's jump over to Outlook…and take a look at something.…There's a few different ways…we could get to Outlook.…One way would be right here within Planner;…we can go to this menu up here near the top…and I can see a link to Conversations, Calendar,…and Members relating to this plan.…
And any of those three links…would take me over to Outlook.…Or, of course, I could go to…the standard app chooser, which is this grid button…up here in the top left.…And I can click on Mail and that will jump me…over to my Outlook mail.…Now I'm in Outlook mail and I wanna take a look…over at the sidebar on the left.…
Join Nick Brazzi as he shows you how to get started with Microsoft Planner. He takes you through basic administration, including team member setup and plan creation. After establishing teams and plans, Nick shows you how assign tasks to team members and how to use the features that help keep the plan organized, including labels, checklists, and descriptions. Since collaboration is essential, Nick demonstrates how both you and the team can use comments to communicate progress with coworkers. He concludes with how to keep plans on schedule through monitoring and changing assignments when necessary.
- Finding and accessing Microsoft Planner
- Creating and administering teams
- Making plans and tasks
- Editing task details
- Reviewing schedules
- Monitoring plans, tasks, and assignments
- Managing multiple plans