Planner Manager

Apps4.Pro Planner Manager is the one stop destination for managing planner more effectively and easily. This desktop app saves time for manager and helps users to work more effectively and planned. Managers can review their plan performance using various build in reports and adjust wherever necessary using Gantt Chart to get the things done at right time by right person.

Features

Planner Reports/Interactive Dashboards

Analysing the team performance is very important aspect for Plan to ensure that it will be completed on time. To do this managers needs a powerful tool to create various report and export it to Excel / CSV / PDF for reporting purposes.
Apps4.Pro Planner Manager includes many build in reports which can be filtered, sorted and export / printed.
Below is the list of few most wanted reports
All Tasks Report of all tasks across all plans in a single view
Tasks by Plan Report of all tasks filtered by Plan
Tasks by Bucket Report of all tasks filtered by bucket
Tasks by Assignor Report of all tasks filtered by person who assigned the task
Tasks by Assignee Report of all tasks filtered by person who works on it
Top N busy users in next N days Reports you the users with most tasks for next N days
Tasks with no due date Reports you the tasks from all plans that has no due date set
Users with incomplete tasks Reports you the users whose tasks are not completed beyond due date

Report Filters

From this reports tab, you can filter reports by multiple columns and save the view. The saved view can be selected back at any time.

Gantt Chart

Gantt Chart allow users to manipulate the plan and tasks, a high-end user or project admin could do a lot within Project that apparently can't be done in Planner now. Using Apps4.Pro Planner Manager, users generate reports from multiple plans at once and view the report in Gantt Chart which is really a deal breaker.
In the Gantt chart you can perform the below actions.
  • Group by - Plan, Bucket
  • Show / Hide columns - Plan, Bucket, Title, Progress, Assigned to, Start date, Due date, Days left
  • Change Start / Due date for individual tasks
  • Bulk change Start and Due dates by Bucket / Plan
  • Update Task status, Assigned to, Start and Due date from the Gantt chart Grid

View all Tasks Assigned to an User across all Plans

This capability is much needed for a manager to view and plan for his staff workloads who get assigned across multiple plans. Thus helping manager to align the tasks and see that the staff is not overcrowded with tasks or less tasked.

Export / Import Tasks from Excel

Export / Import tasks using Excel helps users in following ways:
  • For reporting purposes
  • Use for ad-hoc needs such as filtering, categorizing, sorting.
  • Create new tasks in bulk
  • Import tasks from Trello, Project or other task management systems
  • Can be used as plan templates for creating new plans from scratch
Planner fields supported for Export / Import
  • Title
  • Plan
  • Bucket
  • Created By
  • Assigned By
  • Assigned Date Time
  • Completed Date Time
  • Completed By
  • Categories
  • Description
  • Checklist
  • Attachments
  • Assigned To
  • Start Date
  • Due Date
  • Percent Complete

Edit Multiple Tasks at Once

Want to assign a set of tasks for a user? Set due date / status for multiple tasks? These type of activities consume more time for a manager to complete. Instead use Apps4.Pro Planner Manager which allows you to perform their actions in bulk. Just select multiple tasks from the list and choose the action you want to perform.
Following actions can be performed in bulk
Change task bucket
Update progress
Change task assignee
Update Start / Due Date
Change categories