Archive for February, 2008

2008 GTD Challenge Results

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Back on New Year's day I proposed Five Metrics for assessing the state of your GTD system. The idea was to assess the Freshness, Focus, Feasibility, Foresight, and Finishing (5F's) of your current next actions and combine these into an overall score. The Next Action Analysis macro calculates and sorts these metrics for ResultsManager users […]

Mark Task Complete Updated

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

If you are using Mark Task Complete, note that it has been updated so that it now logs repeating task completions in the floating "completed" topic and also moves completed topics from the plan, even when updated from the dashboard.

Four ways to add tasks to your maps from your phone

Friday, February 15th, 2008

In a message on the GTD-MindManager Yahoo group, Juan asked about ways of getting tasks into MindManager from his new PDA. I thought it might be useful to cross-post a reply here for posterity: Here are four options for getting items into your maps from a mobile device. Use bitbucket.org to mail yourself task from […]

The Matrix

Friday, February 8th, 2008

MindManager provides a great environment for group brainstorming on issues and ideas and for organizing information. While you may start out in an unstructured way, you will often find your final product has a 3-level deep structure such as in the Pro/Con analysis shown below. In these cases it can be handy to convert this […]

Project Reporting

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

On the GTD-MIndManager Yahoo Group, Rob asked: One area I have always struggled is in creating an effective report, this is becoming a major issue as due to a change of manager I now have to submit these weekly. I'd like to be able to produce a report showing all active projects and some form […]

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