Customers of the Microsoft Groups collaboration platform can now use a tab to entry the revamped Undertaking app for the online that Microsoft launched final 12 months.
The Undertaking planning app for the online is constructed on the Microsoft Energy Platform for making instruments to automate workflows through desktop and cellular for challenge groups.
Undertaking for the online reached general availability last year, providing improved methods for brand spanking new members to be added to groups and for customers to modify between grids, boards and/or timeline (Gantt) charts to trace progress.
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There have been additionally Undertaking on the internet integrations with Microsoft Groups, Energy BI for creating dashboards, the Energy Platform low-code/no-code instruments, and Workplace.
The Undertaking and its companion Roadmap app in Groups permit customers to create new initiatives or roadmaps inside Groups. The apps may be added as tabs from the ‘+’ icon on the prime of a channel.
“Connecting on to Undertaking from inside Groups has been one of many main requests from Undertaking customers, and these apps will make it straightforward to handle, observe, and collaborate on all facets of a workforce’s challenge in a single place,” says Microsoft.
Groups customers will achieve entry to options from Undertaking for the online, together with the automated scheduling to set effort, length, and sources from inside Groups. Microsoft has published a guide for using Project and Roadmap as apps within Teams.
The Undertaking apps are the newest in a rising checklist of apps coming to Groups to assist staff set up information in Groups chat, channels and tabs.
Salesforce last week announced its app for Teams to convey CRM and buyer information to Groups channels and chats. Microsoft launched the Tasks in Teams before that, which brings collectively Microsoft’s Planner and To-Do apps inside Groups.
Roadmap on Groups is for teams working a number of concurrent initiatives and supplies a visible method to join their initiatives and present their present standing.
There are two separate ranges of entry and value for Undertaking and Roadmap in Groups. All Workplace 365 customers can view Initiatives and Roadmaps shared inside Groups however not modify them. To create and edit Initiatives and Roadmaps, customers want an applicable Undertaking for the Net license.
Microsoft can also be engaged on notifications in Groups to assist customers see vital Undertaking and Roadmap updates of their workforce’s exercise feed.
Different new features Microsoft has delivered this month embody the addition of speaker attribution to reside captions. Presenters may now pin a person video feed for all attendees to see throughout a Groups assembly.
Lastly, assembly organizers and presenters can forestall attendees from unmuting throughout – a useful characteristic for these heading up lecture rooms or press conferences.