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Project Management: Apollo, Fengoffice, Projectpier, Basecamp... and the world changed

Sep 20, 2010, 20:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Anthony Taylor)

[ Thanks to steve hill for this link. ]

"We are all accustomed to the concept of TODO lists. You might have a shopping list in your pocket right now, or a piece of paper in the shed with a list of things that need to be done around the garden. Or when you go to work in the morning, you might have a morning meeting where your team decides who does what. Or, like some, you might consider every email you receive as a TODO item.

"Life — personal life and working life — seems to be an immense, endless TODO list. Or, worse, two or three or four TODO lists, probably racing into your head.

"The Internet gave us Facebook, the biggest time waster since the invention of the television. Can the Internet also provide us with tricks to manage time properly, rather than wasting it?

"Welcome to the world of project management software, a world started by the guys at Basecamp (proprietary) and then continued by free software projects like Fengoffice and then revolutionised by Apollo."

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