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Looking for recommendations on tools for managing delegated work. What I am looking for is a simple tool that I can use to document the work I have delegated to someone and then they can update their progress on that work. Only I and they would be able to see it but I of course have several direct reports so would have tasks that I have delegated to different people that I would want only them to see but that I can see all of it. At times I may want to move things around or have multiple people on a task. Looking for something simple that doesn't require a lot of care and feeding to make it work. We use Office 365 in our company so I am thinking about tasks within Outlook, Using a tasks list within SharePoint or going for using Microsoft Teams. Concern is for the privacy of the individual lists with people so not sure how to manage that. Looking for recommendations from the community wisdom. Thanks in advance!

Paula_Gor's picture

 Todoist. I do this using a combination of projects and labels. If I have a task that I want to delegate to someone, the first thing I do is label it with their name. I have a filter set up for each team member so I can see tasks that I have labelled for them. Also, making sure tasks are standardised, processes are agreed upon and set up templates if possible. I have a OneNote set up with all of the processes I use in my day to day work. If I get hit by a bus, my replacement won't be as lost.