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    App for Managing Tasks? (as in things to do! ;)

    Can anyone recommend me an app for keeping track of tasks, projects, things to do etc? I don't like outlooks Task List!

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    If you have a helpdesk, use that. I raise support calls on ours for every task I need to do, that way I get nagged if I haven't done it, as I check the helpdesk pretty much constantly when I'm in the office.

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    I use Request Tracker and Tomboy.

    RT is general "thing needs doing" and can push rss feeds and email
    In Tomboy (personal wiki notes thing), I have Stuff for today / Stuff for this month / Stuff for year pages). Tomboy notes get synched to the IT Wiki once they're finished because Tomboy tends to contain "how will we do $thing" / projects and any documentation / test stuff I don't want the PFY to use in production yet - often because I haven't (yet) documented a Danger Will Robinson! element.

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    I try to log everything on MLH so I have stats to show what I'm doing

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    I use Spiceworks and most tasks get logged.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pod View Post
    Quite pricey considering you never actually own it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Quite pricey considering you never actually own it.
    Not quite sure what you mean? It is online as oppossed to a desktop app but there is a free plan that does more than I need and I am sure most people would need.

    Cheers,

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    Well with the likes of MLH you pay for it, and that is it. You only have to pay more if you want the upgrades.

    I don't see the free version on Basecamp?

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    Another vote for SpiceWorks - I have started to log everything - certainly makes my 'to do' list alot easier. [ Plus there is nothing more satisfying than closing a ticket !! ] Plus exporting all the tickets etc to a .PDF and e-mailing that to your bursar........

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    Depends what you want helpdesk is My Little Helpdesk but I tried using that for all my EG/non-work stuff stuff but was bit to large for that so in end i went to Evernote and tagging.

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    I log every task I have to do on MLH. Helps me keep track!

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    Depending on your needs, this may be overkill, bet I find ThinkingRock GTD very useful for tracking personal projects / work items. If you need to share the tasks with others then a service desk type solution makes more sense.

    Also, http://www.rememberthemilk.com/ is popular in the Web 2.0 world and integrates with lots of other systems. Probably an app for it...
    Last edited by ajbritton; 28th November 2009 at 08:03 AM.

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    For a non hosted web based system (aka, you need to host it yourself) TaskFreak is quite a nice free package.

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