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  1. Allow other users to view 'My Tasks' so managers can have an idea of workload for individuals

    Allowing access to the 'My Tasks' for those in the organisation so that a manager can view all of the workload of their team and how they can manage the incoming workload for a balanced team.

    24 votes

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  2. Duplicating assigned tasks into a user-nominated workflow

    To get more flexibility for my personal workflow tasks, I've created a plan that only I use. My problem is that when somebody assigns a task to me from one of their plans, it doesn't appear on my plan but rather in 'My tasks' (which I never look at because it is an unsorted mess). Can you add the option for me to nominate my plan as the location where all new tasks for me are meant to appear (so I can see them and shift them around into the different buckets), rather than only having them under 'My tasks'?

    9 votes

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  3. Need to show both Checklist and Description in card

    Need to show both Checklist and Description in card

    72 votes

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  4. Task Aggregation

    Tasks should be unified across o365, i.e SharePoint tasks list, project server, outlook, etc... would be inheriting from a base tasks content type, then you can have plans feed from one or multiple task sources/pools (in plan settings for example)

    22 votes

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  5. Assign due dates and users to subtasks

    It would be great if we could assign due dates to subtasks. It would also be helpful to be able to assign different users to subtasks.

    81 votes

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  6. waiting for status

    Would like to see a "Waiting for" status. I may be assigned a task, but I am waiting for either another task to be completed or for someone not included in the project to send me information or complete something.

    33 votes

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  7. Cover page (that includes key, user selected, project components, like Gantt chart, stakeholders, risk points, mile stone dates, etc...)

    Yes you can add a plan description, but what about all the other components of plan? It would be great to have project planning components consolidated in the home page of the plan.

    12 votes

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  8. Bucket name should be displayed on my tasks

    When going to My Tasks and viewing the various task items I often have matching task descriptions that reside in different buckets.

    For example I have 3 buckets (Iteration 1, Iteration 2, Iteration 3) that all have tasks of "Create functional requirement"

    When going to My Tasks it is difficult to differentiate what looks to be 3 identical tasks.

    Adding the bucket name in the item the same as shown when you go to Charts.

    24 votes

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  9. 37 votes

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  10. Conditional Access breaks Microsoft Planner

    When using Conditional Access with SharePoint Online, Microsoft Planner does not work properly. We cannot assign tasks to people, and it will not allow any comments to be added to an item.

    It says "We're unable to load conversations. Check back again in a few minutes." or "We're still setting up conversations for your plan. Try posting your comment again in a few minutes.

    If we remove users from the Conditional Access policy, Planner works as expected.

    11 votes

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  11. Automatic comments posted to the task when a task is reassigned by the person who reassigned it.

    Currently there is no trail that shows who reassigned a task. It only shows who the original task was assigned to. It would be much easier to follow-up if when a task is reassigned by someone that a note is made and posted within the task comment section.

    2 votes

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  12. Automatic comments posted to the task when a task is reassigned by the person who reassigned it.

    Currently there is no trail that shows who reassigned a task. It only shows who the original task was assigned to. It would be much easier to follow-up if when a task is reassigned by someone that a note is made and posted within the task comment section.

    3 votes

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  13. Lock down the ability to delete items so tasks are not deleted and forgotten.

    When tasks are assigned only the person who assigned the task should be able to delete the task.

    49 votes

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  14. Assign specific people to planner tasks

    It would be nice if you could assign certain people from your planner group to accomplish particular tasks.

    6 votes

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  15. Let me control short name per planner

    The short name is based off of first few words of planner. I would like to customize this since many of my plans either have same names or similar names

    4 votes

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  16. Navigating to various features (calendar, planner, discussions, etc.) always opens a new browser tab, regardless if one is already open

    Navigating to various features (calendar, planner, discussions, etc.) always opens a new browser tab, regardless if one is already open or not. Navigation within a plan should appear to be seamless as opposed to a stitching of multiple apps.

    2 votes

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  17. Consistent taskmanagement

    Working with Task must be consistent, reliable and easy to understand across Microsoft software. One single user can add tasks in OneNote, Outlook, Sharpoint sites, Planner groups, MS Project, Wunderlist, Dynamics CRM to mention some. All these tasks should be able to watch, get reminders and mark as done on any device no matter where the task was created.

    5 votes

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  18. show on card

    Have the checkbox "Show On Card" for the "Description" show up when you first open a task.

    28 votes

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  19. 27 votes

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  20. User Defined Progress Descriptions

    Allow more control over the Progress setting on a task.

    For each plan / board the user should be able to manage the Progress stages allowing more control when tracking the state of a task.

    100 votes

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