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Task management, planning or project manager software recommendations?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by -GR-, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. -GR-

    -GR- Well-Known Member

    I wanted to see if anyone else uses any sort of project management or task planning / scheduling software and if so what do you recommend?

    I would prefer something that could be done from the pc as well as sync to my mobile device which currently is an android phone. I am mainly looking for something where I can jot down a quick note for something that needs done and it will remind me. We currently have outlook 2003 on my work pc and the tasks part of it kind of sucks. I should be getting an exchange account here in the next couple of weeks but I still don't know if tasks could be synced to my android phone as well?
  2. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Trello :D
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  3. -GR-

    -GR- Well-Known Member

    That looks interesting Slavik. Thanks for the recommendation on that one. I will check it out today.
  4. Brandon Sheley

    Brandon Sheley Well-Known Member

  5. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    http://asana.com is pretty nice.

    Wish it Google Drive integration as we do most of the actual planning for my projects there, and then scheduling on Asana.
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  6. LPH

    LPH Well-Known Member

    I second this site. It's been a lifesaver.
  7. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    I've been demo'ing Producteev. It's mostly task management.
    The mobile app for Producteev is good.
    There is a good free demo.

    I'm researching the real time aspects of it with Gtalk / Jabber.
  8. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

  9. -GR-

    -GR- Well-Known Member

    Trello and Asana both seem to be good. They finally put my email on the exchange server and updated my outlook to 2010. The tasks within outlook are much improved over the 2003 version I was using.

    Still waiting for the company phone to put exchange on as I don't really want to put it on my personal phone due to the data that would be used.
  10. OSS 117

    OSS 117 Well-Known Member

    For task management I really like Wundrlist and for time management there's very few OS apps which are good, but there's tons of good web apps. Unfortunately, almost all cost a monthly fee, which isn't much at all.
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  11. intradox

    intradox Well-Known Member

    I use "Things" although I think it may be a Mac/Apple exclusive.

    I noticed some people recommending more sophisticated project management apps than simple scheduling/todo. How complicated of an app are you looking for?
    Insy likes this.
  12. Mert

    Mert Well-Known Member

    Nothing is as easy as Workflowy. It is absolutely amazing , simple , powerful and extremely nice UI
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  13. Goodspeed

    Goodspeed Member

    EverNote as a GTD system is awsome. There is no calendar or sheduler but it could be done with notebooks and tags perfectly.
  14. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    Thanks a lot for this tip. After your posting I checked it out and in 5 minutes I fell in love with it :love:.

    With Evernote I never really came around using it for todo lists, but Workflowy got me enthusiastic right from the start to put down my lists. The simplicity really makes it a joy to use. (It's like the Xenforo of ToDo Lists Tools)

  15. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    My favorite project management tool was Google Wave + Google Docs :(.
  16. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    Just for you ? or for a team ?

    Workflowy is a cool outliner tool .... but no task management features.

  17. -GR-

    -GR- Well-Known Member

    It is only for me. We usually have around 400 jobs a year. So far I am leaning more towards Trello. I did sign up for workflowy and I like the quick outlining but there is no way to sort the lists.

    We name our jobs with the last two digits of the year first then the job number. It would be nice to keep these listed in order so then it is easy to find.

    Here is an example of our jobs:

    12-255 One Job
    12-256 Another Job
    12-257 Yet Another Job

    Trello keeps them in order which is great. I have been using the tasks in outlook 2010 as well now that they finally upgraded my email. Just a matter of finding a system that works for me.

    I take a lot of notes during the day from phone calls along with other items that need to be taken care of according to our delivery schedule.
  18. kjaonline

    kjaonline Member

    Feng Office self hosted. :)
  19. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

  20. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    And I am still in love. It is really such an outstanding tool... brilliant in it's simplicity. It's like a html [list] on steroids.

    'Cause it's not like all the complicated geeky websites out there...'

    Exactly, this sure is the power of this fantastic tool. And the whole execution/implementation is ace. It reminds me of how I felt when I first started to discover Xenforo.

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