We want to give project managers an effective tool to manage task from Planner and Planner in Team. Across members and Plans. iPlanner Excel, extending the value of Office 365 Planner, by bringing Planner tasks to the tool we all like, Excel. And allowing you to update back from Excel to the Planner
What it does
Office 365 Planner offers people a simple and highly visual way to organize teamwork. Planner makes it easy for your team to create new plans, organize and assign tasks, share files, chat about what you’re working on, and get updates on progress. Office 365 Planner is with no doubt a great tool, but we in iGlobe, wanted to make it even better. We wanted to make it more accessible and easy to work with for the user and provide a much better tool for the project manager.
iGlobe present iPlanner Excel Add-in. A project manager will now be able to manage Plans and resources and updates tasks directly from Excel. For example, using a GANTT chart or any other chart. Not only for one Plan, but across plans.
The Excel iPlanner Add-in will present you with a list of the Plans you have access to. Simply select on or more Plans of your choice and select the desired filter. If you just want to get all tasks, just press “Publish”. All the tasks will now be populated into Excel.
With our latest update, the project manager will be able to make changes in Excel and push these changes back to the Online Plan. As a project/Plan manager this will give a much better overview and much easier tool to work with. iPlanner Excel lets you update the following task data; title, start date, due date, status, bucket and assign to. Besides that, you will also be able to create new tasks from Excel.
What's next for iPlanner Excel for Office 365 Planner
Create a new Plan, with buckets and task in Excel and publish it to the Online Planner