Sometimes, you need to monitor items in the workspace that you do not own. You might need updates on a colleague's task that is related to the work you're doing. Or you need to know when work or requests get added to a specific container, such as the Inbox. If you'd like to receive recent change notifications for a plan item that you do not own, you can follow it. No one else can see which items you've chosen to follow.
Request Update is a convenient way to check in with team members regarding items they own and ask for an update on their work. The Request Update feature sends an email to the task owner(s) that prompts them to update their task.
Using Request Update
On the Projects tab, select the item(s) you want updated.
Go to the Edit Menu (pencil icon) and select Request Update.
This will open the Request Update window (shown below) where you’ll hav...