The Agile field in Microsoft Project online


In Microsoft Project Online, there is a new Field – Agile! I will show you what can you (or can’t) do with it!

First I will create brand new Waterfall Project:


and I will get:


As you can see, I put Agile field and it is automatically set to Yes.  I will change it to No, and I will ad some Tasks and make a simple Schedule:


As you can see, I chose Waterfall Project, and I manually set Agile for entire Project to No still all Tasks have Agile field set to yes. I will (again) change them to No, and I will get:


Let me show you Backlog Board, and Sprint Planning Board:

 imageI will get:




As you can see, all Tasks are here. Why are they here when they are not Agile? One would expect that they are not on ANY Agile Board, since those Tasks are not Agile!

This is something that should be fixed in next version.



About Nenad Trajkovski

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Occupation: Project Manager Interests: Project Management and MS PROJECT He was born in Zagreb, Croatia at 1963. After completing his college he started working on projects in different business areas (banking, manufacturing, automotive industry, distribution, oil companies, etc.) developing and implementing ERP systems into different companies. He has got a lot of experience working with people in different business processes and also possesses great knowledge in information technologies and financial services. Today he works as a business consultant, adn Project Manager in PERPETUUM MOBILE d.o.o. Zagreb. He is a regular lecturer for Project Management in MS Innovation Center in Varaždin, Logosoft Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina and SEAVUS GROUP in Skopje Macedonia. He was named the best lecturer of WINDAYS 2008 while his lecture was also voted as the best. In addition, he was in TOP 10 lecturers at the MS SINERGY 2009 and MS VISIA 2009, 2010. Shares first place as the best lecturer of KulenDays 2009 and 2010 and PMI Conference 2009 in Zagreb. He is also a regular lecturer in the MS Community. He is a Certified Accountant and a PMP (Project Manager Professional) and a PMI-RMP (Risk Manager Professional), MCP, MCT, and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist - Microsoft Project 2010. From 01.01.2012 awarded with MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Proffesional - Microsoft Project)!
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