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Kanban Task Manager Single for Microsoft Outlook

Kanban Task Manager logotypeKanban Task Manager Single adds a new "Show Kanban View" button to all Outlook Tasks folders. When you click on the button, you can see your tasks visualized as cards on a virtual kanban board.

Kanban Task Manager Single is intended for one user and one PC. The add-in gives a kanban board in Outlook where you can drag and drop the tasks between phases as your work proceeds and create new tasks directly from the kanban board.

Tag the tasks with category and phase. You can also use swim lanes and create a custom tag for categorization. The tags are selected from dropdowns in the tasks and visible on the kanban board. They are also used in the Kanban Task Manager Search and Filter features and in Excel reports.

The demo below will soon be updated to show the latest version, which was published 17 January 2019.



Kanban Task Manager Single can show a kanban board in any Outlook Tasks folder including the To-Do folder. In To-Do, your tasks from several folders are shown on the kanban board, and you can create a combined Excel report on them.

Kanban board integrated in Outlook

When we move the traditional kanban board into Outlook we get several advantages:
  • A nice, colorful user interface.
  • It is easy to drag and drop tasks within or between phases and lanes.
  • You have it all in front of you in the computer!
  • You can filter tasks by categories and/or priorities and also by a custom parameter if you use that feature.
  • Set number of columns for each phase, for optimal utilization of screen space.
  • Kanban Task Manager for Outlook Convert buttonConvert e-mails to tasks by clicking on a button. E-mail attachments will be transferred to the tasks.
  • Group the tasks in swim lanes.
  • Set WIP limits to have a warning when a phase or lane has too many tasks.
  • Search both subjects and body texts of the tasks.
  • Create task checklists and checklist templates.
  • Time logging of minutes/hours spent on each task.
  • Kanban Task Manager uses as much standard Outlook features as possible, and therefore it is easy to understand and use.
  • A details pane shows the task description, and here you can set % completed and close the task without opening it.
  • Zoom in and out on the kanban board, to see more details or more tasks.
  • More views can be reached from the kanban board:
    • Month view
    • Year view
    • Timeline with tasks grouped by Category
    • Categories view with pie charts that show tasks in phases
  • Excel iconShow images and links in the task body.
  • Statistics reports. Study and display the data with all the features of Excel.

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