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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By : Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao
Book Image

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By: Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao

Overview of this book

With its extensive set of tools and features for improving productivity and collaboration, Microsoft 365 is being widely adopted by organizations worldwide. This book will help not only developers but also business people and those working with information to discover tips and tricks for making the most of the apps in the Microsoft 365 suite. The Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide is a compendium of best practices and tips to leverage M365 apps for effective collaboration and productivity. You'll find all that you need to work efficiently with the apps in the Microsoft 365 family in this complete, quick-start guide that takes you through the Microsoft 365 apps that you can use for your everyday activities. You'll learn how to boost your personal productivity with Microsoft Delve, MyAnalytics, Outlook, and OneNote. To enhance your communication and collaboration with teams, this book shows you how to make the best use of Microsoft OneDrive, Whiteboard, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams. You'll also be able to be on top of your tasks and your team's activities, automating routines, forms, and apps with Microsoft Planner, To-Do, Power Automate, Power Apps, and Microsoft Forms. By the end of this book, you'll have understood the purpose of each Microsoft 365 app, when and how to use it, and learned tips and tricks to achieve more with M365.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)

Chapter 10: Managing Projects and Tasks with Microsoft Planner and To-Do

Managing projects and tasks is a challenge for individuals and teams. Some people try to track tasks using emails, notes, and spreadsheets. To make matters worse, there is a lot of confusion around agile methodologies. The result is reworking, wasting resources, and chaos.

In this chapter, you will learn how to apply agile methodologies to your projects and how to use Microsoft Planner and Microsoft To-Do to manage tasks and projects effectively. We will cover the following topics:

  • Understanding Agile methodologies
  • Creating and customizing boards
  • Managing files
  • Adding and editing tasks
  • Using conversations
  • Grouping and filtering
  • Copying a plan