Organize your teamwork with Microsoft Planner: Get organized quickly, work together effortlessly and never miss a beat. No matter how large or small the project, Planner makes it easy for your team to create new plans, organize and assign tasks, share files, chat about what you are working on, and get updates on progress.
Lately Microsoft announced four new features for Planner, which are now available to all subscribers (except for subscribers of Office 365 Business or Office 365 F1). Office 365
Schedule View in Microsoft Planner (Source: https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2018/02/05/conquer-time-with-new-features-in-microsoft-planner/)
Schedule View: Once your task has a start or due date, you can see it on a calendar using Schedule view. This will give you greater visibility into project schedules to meet deadlines, plan ahead and understand the current project status.
Group and Filter options: Group and filter tasks to meet key deadlines. For example, filter your tasks by due date to better or use the group feature to view tasks that have not been started.
Due date notifications: This feature allows you to receive notifications of upcoming deadlines by summarizing tasks due in the coming week.
iCalendar format feed (coming soon): Instead of using Schedule View to see your tasks on a calendar you will soon be able to add your tasks to your Outlook calendar. Improve your scheduling and time-management with this feature and never lose track of current and upcoming tasks.