Working Together on Office Documents 804 Did You Know? You can use the following filter categories to be alerted with: search queries, document and listings, areas, new listings, sites added to the site directory, sharepoint lists and libraries, list items, portal site users, and backward compatible document library folders. Assigning Tasks Assigning a task is another way you can use SharePoint to collaborate on the site. By creating a task, you can manage your team with status updates and a central way for you to manage the effectiveness of your team's work. Since this is a Web based system, everyone can access this with a simple Web browser. Add a Task Item to your Site 1. Log into your SharePoint server with your domain account and password. 2. On the main home page, click Create Manage Content under the Actions Sidebar. 3. Click Create, and then click Tasks. 4.