Tasks

Track and manage tasks in your projects. Enter task details, add key information, documents and assign to team members.

Task List

Projects are so much simpler when broken into smaller steps. Quickly enter each task by name in your task list to capture all relevant steps.

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Task Description

Task Description

Use the task description field to enter additional information about the task, so your team members can easily understand what needs to be done.

Focus Mode

Use the full screen to view your task’s full details and to focus your attention on completing the task at hand, without distraction.

Task Focus Mode
Task Start & End Date

Task Comments

Add helpful comments to report on the progress towards completion of the task. Task comments help to keep your team informed on how the task’s activities are proceeding.

Start & Due Date

Specify Start & Due dates for each task so team members know what they need to do and when they need to have it done by, so you you can move your project forward.
Task Start & End Date
Assigning Task To Team Member

Assignees

Simply select a member from your Project Team or begin typing the name of a co-worker into the ‘All Users’ search box. Project Central will search your organization’s directory and find the person you wish to assign the task to.

Task Progress

There are three project statuses – ‘Not Started’, ‘In Progress’ and ‘Completed’. Updating the status gives visibility over the tasks and when they’re being worked-on.

Task Progress
Flagging A Task

Flagging a Task

Flagging a task highlights those that may need extra attention and lets the project manager know that there could be a risk to it being completed on time.

Drag and Drop

Sort the order of your tasks and quickly prioritize them into the most efficient way to complete your project. Click your project task and drag it to it’s new location in seconds.
Drag & Drop Tasks List
Task Filter Options

Filter Options

View ‘All Tasks’ under Filter Options to see each step in your project. Sort by those that are currently ‘Open’ or ‘Closed’ to gain full visibility and make better decisions about task progress.

Sort Tasks

Sort your tasks by selecting any of Task name, Start date, End date and Assigned to. Find relevant tasks quickly and prioritize work to be done.

Attach / Upload A File
Task Filter Options

Upload Files to Projects

Quickly upload any files or documents to your File Library and access them directly from your project.

Attach Files to Tasks

Search your Office 365 files for task-related documents and attach them directly to the relevant task.
Attach / Upload A File

Other Project Central Features

Learn how each feature in Project Central makes it easy for teams using Office 365 to create, track and manage projects.

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Activity Feed

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