How to use the Team Planner in Microsoft Project


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The team planner is a feature in Microsoft Project that allows you to assign and manage resources for your project tasks. You can use the team planner to view the availability and workload of your team members, drag and drop tasks to assign them to different resources, and resolve any overallocation or scheduling conflicts. The team planner also shows you the task dependencies, progress, and status indicators for each task.

To use the team planner, you need to have a project with tasks and resources already defined. You can access the team planner from the View tab, in the Resource Views group. The team planner has two panes: the upper pane shows the tasks assigned to each resource in a timeline view, and the lower pane shows the unassigned tasks and any resource conflicts. You can switch between the two panes by clicking on them or using the arrow keys.

To assign a task to a resource, you can simply drag and drop it from the lower pane to the upper pane, or from one resource to another in the upper pane. You can also right-click on a task and select Assign Resources to choose from a list of available resources. To unassign a task, you can drag and drop it from the upper pane to the lower pane, or right-click on it and select Remove Assignment.

To resolve a resource conflict, you can use the team planner to adjust the task duration, start date, end date, or assignment units. You can also split a task into multiple parts, or assign it to another resource with more availability. To do any of these actions, you can right-click on a task and select the appropriate option from the menu. You can also use the Task Inspector pane to see more details and suggestions for resolving conflicts.

The team planner is a useful tool for managing your project team and ensuring that your tasks are completed on time and within budget. You can use the team planner to easily assign and reassign tasks, monitor the progress and status of your tasks, and resolve any resource issues that may arise.
How to use the Team Planner in Microsoft Project
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