There’s got to be a better way: To Do List

A nerd needs HELP! Answer this question from Shannon at the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association: My boss and I are looking for the best app or way to share an ongoing To Do List. Something we can both see, share and update. It would need to be accessible on our computers (Mac and PC) and our cell phones. We’d appreciate …

There’s got to be a better way! Task Managers

This past week’s question: “Beth, what is the best tool to track tasks for both home and work in one place — something that will work on all my devices even though they’re on different platforms (PC and Mac, etc.)” I’ve been very happy with Redbooth in the past.  My assistant swears by Todoist. She’d be lost without it. Fellow …

Task Management Systems

Choosing a task management system is a personal thing. It’s kind of like what some doctors say when recommending a diet – the perfect diet is the one that works for you. People choose their favorites based on any number of factors, such as: • “I put all my stuff into this app when it first came out, and it’ll …

Simple Project Management Tools: Basecamp, Smartsheet, Tom’s Planner, and Trello

We must start with the project management system that really kicked off the do-it-yourself project management trend. In 2004, a company called 37signals started creating online project management systems, primarily for the web design industry. Basecamp has evolved to be one of the most popular web-based project collaboration tools to share files, meet deadlines, assign tasks, centralize feedback and finish …