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Kanban Board – Smart Solution for SharePoint Task Management

Posted In Office tools - By Techtiplib on Friday, March 27th, 2015 With No Comments »

VirtoSoftware releases a new Office 365 App: Virto SharePoint Kanban Board for SharePoint Online – a next generation Kanban Board application. This app is an easy-to-use, convenient and colorful tool for SharePoint task management, which visualizes and filters tasks in Kanban Board view. With SharePoint Kanban Board App, users can quickly highlight obstacles in business processes and improve collaborative work. Now less time is spent on organization and task management.

Kanban Board - Task Management

SharePoint Kanban Board App displays task list in colorful form with many additional customized notes or markers. Users can drag and drop, sort tasks between columns of a project, assign responsible users to the task and filter data by a variety of custom fields.

Defining features of SharePoint Kanban Board

First of all, SharePoint Kanban Board App is compatible with both SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online as part of Office 365. Secondly, VirtoSoftware added many filter options such as Total (Sum or Average) option which aggregates data for chosen columns. This function can be used for workload optimization and efficient task management; for example, when users need to define the time required for task fulfillment.

Additionally, users can color code the task body in SharePoint Kanban Board App for Office 365 and sort tasks by type according to users´ needs. This is a very convenient way to filter data by chosen parameters like status, priority, project, users´ assignments and many more custom fields. Also, the SharePoint tasks can be applied with multicolored condition markers. Users can define the color marker by custom conditions; for example, which task is overdue.

Furthermore, with SharePoint Kanban Board App users are able to set flexible permissions to the tasks, controlling who can view, edit or manage tasks.

Free 15-day trial of fully functional SharePoint Kanban Board for Office 365 is available for download at

Pricing and Availability

Virto SharePoint Kanban Board App is compatible with both SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online as part of Office 365. Licenses cost $2.99 user/months. VirtoSoftware also offers a discounted price for 25 users or more at $74.75 per month regardless of the number of users.


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About VirtoSoftware

VirtoSoftware designs and builds innovative web parts for Microsoft SharePoint on-premise and Office 365 apps. It´s compiled using the best technologies. Since its first launch in April, 2009, the company has grown exponentially and its current comprehensive lineup includes calendaring, alerting, collaboration, workflow and administration capabilities for SharePoint users.

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