Virto SharePoint Kanban Board for Office 365 is a convenient scrum board to visualize and manage SharePoint and Microsoft Teams tasks. The app displays any SharePoint task list as a Kanban/Scrum Board, where Kanban cards are divided into columns, usually depending on the status and showing the tasks to be done.
A visual view of the business process is intended to optimize task management, allowing users to spend less time on organization and task assignments.
The app is also available for SharePoint modern sites.
Visualize your Sharepoint tasks in colorful and convenient scrum boards with the Virto Kanban Board App. Each SharePoint list item is displayed as a highly customizable kanban card, and horizontal and vertical lines represent the steps of a project.
The Kanban Board app for SharePoint Online allows you to quickly create and adjust new boards in minutes with a few simple steps.
You can manage tasks from SharePoint and task lists on a single Kanban board. It’s also possible to display a SharePoint library, presenting documents as kanban cards.
You can use any choice type field for a set of swimlanes for a Kanban board. Quickly move tasks between swimlanes or change a swimlane field right on the board.
It’s so convenient to have one space for your teamwork with the flexible notifications system of Virto Kanban! These email notifications allow your team to track almost any changes on board, for example, when a task was moved to the next stage or changed due date.
The people involved in a task can discuss Kanban comments and get notifications about newly added responses.
If you enable subtasks for your board, you can easily split complex tasks into steps.
You can color-code kanban cards according to custom conditions (such as users, project, urgency, and other conditions). It’s possible to specify body-color, color marker and even add labels (tags) on cards.
This agile kanban board solution allows users to select fields to be shown on cards, attach or display images, add files attachments. You can even display the card title with different options: indicating from 1 to 3 fields as the card name. And you can edit all these fields right on a card!
Multiple scrum features are available within this Kanban Board, such as setting WIP limits or the maximum number of tasks displayed in a column. Story points are another agile metric to help you estimate the task difficulty level.
You can also aggregate data for a column with the Count feature (Sum or Average), which can be used if a list has a number field (i.e., “Hours” field), and you need to count the time required to close all tasks.
With Kanban Board App for Office 365, you can configure permissions related to SharePoint task management. A SharePoint administrator can assign permissions to edit all the project tasks to certain users or user groups. When giving Read-only permissions to SharePoint users, you allow them to manage only the assigned tasks.
With the Task Watchers feature, you may create a user list, which will receive email notifications about any changes to the task, even if they are not the assigners.
You can also display a kanban board in a statistic chart view. Use designed charts to analyze the work of your team — status and members charts, completion chart, and burndown.
If you have a customized Virto Kanban board in your SharePoint, you can add Kanban in Teams as a separate tab. This way, you don’t need to switch between your SharePoint site and Teams to manage tasks in Kanban.
The Kanban boards in Teams inherit user permissions from SharePoint and are invisible for external users in Teams.
Manage Tasks and Projects Using Kanban Board App
The SharePoint Kanban Board App for Office 365 is a convenient and agile tool for managing, visualizing, and filtering tasks in SharePoint Online. Display any SharePoint task list or library in Kanban Board view and drag & drop Kanban cards (tasks) between custom columns and swimlanes. Additional filters and statistic charts of the Office 365 Kanban Board help you analyze and correct the work process and optimize resources.
Our Kanban Board App for Sharepoint Online and MS Teams is also a part of the Virto ONE Cloud suite.
For Sharepoint On-Premise, check out the Kanban web part.
|SharePoint Online Task Management||The Virto Kanban Board App can visualize a SharePoint task list in a colorful and convenient interface. To manage the Kanban board, drag and drop and sort out task items across the columns and the swimlanes within a specific project.|
|SharePoint Task List Aggregation||Merge different SharePoint task lists from the same content type into a single Kanban Board with the help of the aggregation feature.|
|Create Agile Boards in SharePoint||With the Virto Kanban Board, you can have a big transparent picture of your project. Select choice type fields as columns and swimlanes to visualize different work classes as vertical/horizontal lanes on the SharePoint Kanban board.
The Kanban board's columns and swimlanes contain work items sorted by specific field values, like status, assignees, priority, etc. With the simple drag-and-drop feature, you can quickly move tasks between columns and swimlanes.
|Task Watchers and Notifications||The Virto Kanban app has the feature of sending highly customizable email notifications according to predefined conditions to certain users or users lists or task assignees.|
|Using Subtasks||Add subtasks to your board to split large tasks into subchunks by enabling the subtasks option.|
|Configuring Task Card Colors||According to preset custom criteria, designate a specific background color for a Kanban task card. Add a color marker to highlight the work items that meet a particular custom condition and stick a red marker to overdue tasks.|
|SharePoint Task Permissions||The Virto Kanban Board App lets SharePoint administrators assign Edit or Read-Only permission to a certain user list. The SharePoint Kanban Board users have the same permissions set on the corresponding list.|
|Kanban Board Filters||You may customize a SharePoint Kanban board view, filtering tasks by assignee, a specific field value, some custom condition, or apply a configured filter.|
|SharePoint Libraries Support||Use Sharepoint library as a Kanban Source, where library libraries will be cards on boards.|
|Total SharePoint Task Count||The Virto Kanban Board App can aggregate data within a board column to count Sum, Average value, and Tasks quantity. For example, you may calculate how many hours have been spent on all tasks within the same project stage with the Count option.|
|Configuring WIP Limits||Set WIP limits for each work stage within each Kanban board column. Please note that for you to adjust the board columns, special SharePoint access rights are required.|
|Labels||It's possible to add color-coded labels (tags) on Kanban cards to visualize the data categories on the board.|
|Comments||Users can add comments to tasks and watch discussions added by other users. Rich text formatting and adding images are supported.|
|MS Teams Support||You can use your Kanban boards in MS Teams. Add the app to your Teams and choose a Kanban board to show as a separate tab in your Teams channel.|
|Easily Filterable and Adjustable Reports||Each user can customize a board view with different filters - filter SharePoint tasks by assignee, a certain field value, or custom-configured conditions. Also, you can create reports applying multiple filters.|
|Using App for SharePoint Modern Sites||You can use the Kanban Board App for SharePoint Modern Sites.|
|Flexible Charts||Make visual reports with a few clicks, use charts to analyze your board tasks - status, members, burndown, lead time, and completion. Hide charts that you don't need to show or apply permissions for any of them.|
|Free Use of Full-Featured App for Up to 3 Seats||Upon 30-day trial period completion, if you have not made a purchase yet, you can continue using Virto Kanban for free with full functionality for up to 3 users.|
|Adding Fields to Custom List||You can add fields for date comments and labels to your custom SharePoint list, which you will use as a source list for your Kanban board.|
|Using templates||You can save the board as a template for future use. Create a new board from a template and skip manual work.|
Scroll for columns
We made the work with Office 365 Kanban columns more convenient. If a column contains many tasks, it’s length is reduced and scroll appears by cursor hovering. You can scroll the tasks in each column up and down. To scroll the whole board you can use scroll bar on the right or mouse wheel with hovering between columns....
More powerful conditions for card styles
We improved condition system for card styles and made it more flexible.
The notifications systems was slightly modified and improved. We’ve also added the same enhanced condition system as for style rules, and the new trigger “is modified” was added to conditions....
SharePoint Kanban web part has new settings interface and more customization abilities to display tasks with required view, details, color-coding, filters on a single board....
The view filter options available on the Kanban board were extended with list filters.
Several distinct filters selected from the menu panel on board use “OR condition”. This means, all tasks matching all the selected filters are displayed on the board....
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