Questions tagged [information-management]

The process of storing, processing and accessing data and information.

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Good way to store data hierarchically?

I'm looking for a way to create a tree (data structure) of places to visit in life. I would like to have hierarchy like this Continent I- Country I- Region I- Sight to visit I-...
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Software to organize/save Links/Bookmarks offline

I search for a software to help me organize many links in an orderly fashion. (could be a good text editor or an outliner) The websites are to be saved as hyperlinks with a short note besides them ...
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Software for manage small business goods?

I work for a small multimedia and video company, and I'm looking for a software that let me manage all the goods of the company, like: from cameras, lens, lights, laptops, audio devices... to tables, ...
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A searchable database of articles

I frequently look up tutorials and find a really useful one after a bit of searching. However, after a while I forget and have to look for these tutorials again, sometimes unsuccessfully. Is there a ...
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Personal CV manager with content-customization output

I am looking for a software where I can easily create and manage a database of all my personal CV data, which will then allow me to output customized CVs (showing only particular contents) by ...
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Online collaborative list without registration

I'm in a food co-op that has a grocery store. When some product is missing and we need to order more, we write the name of the product on a whiteboard in the store. Then the people operating the shift ...
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Webapp to let users choose what RAW pictures I should edit

I take all my pictures in RAW, I only want to edit the keepers (obviously) and my users want to make a selection themselves, so pick/discard, flag, rate. Is there a way to have them do that online? ...
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Gardening Android app

I am looking for an Android app that allows you to keep track of plants and vegetables grown in one's own garden as follows: For each garden location (which could be a square or rectangular area our ...
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Keep/search/retrieve my quotes

I have hundreds of saved quotes in numerous text files. Is there a dedicated software to enter quotes (preferably with a tagging feature), then search them by topic, author, etc.? Or is my best bet ...
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Effective solution to store and manage useful links

Most of the time when I'm studying and coding in front of my laptop, I come across some very useful articles on the web. For example: Today when searching for the mechanism of arrayfun function ...
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Software to manage files (with tags)

I am searching for a software with which I am able to organize my files. For example there are some media players (e.g. Amarok) that provide what I am looking for songs: ratings, tags, etc. However, ...
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Looking for popup cheat sheet for windows

I am a web developer - and I also work with the windows command line; bash command line; and several advanced digital audio workstations, as wells as graphic design software. I'm only saying this to ...
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Web app for making board with lists

I want to organise my reading plans as groups of lists placed on a board. Here is an example: It is in Russian, but I think it's possible to get the idea: I need to gather lists of books on ...
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Simple structured data/note management tool

I have a project for which I need to add structured data and then be able to filter and sort for display or export. The data will have mostly single-valued key:value pairs - usually alphanumeric ...
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Keep track of all my websites (and domains, hosts, CMS, URLs, etc.)

I run several dozen websites, on many different hosts, using various technologies. It’s easy to lose track of them, especially if they don’t get updated for years. And if having to change something in ...
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Photo manager - alternative to Picasa

I have hundreds of thousands photos on a NAS in the inhouse network. So far I've been using Picasa + mapped folders to Picasa's database, so that it would access exactly same database and photo ...
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Cheat sheet, manual creator to look up commands I want to remember

I often find myself looking for what Linux command to use and have to google it again and then look up through long explanation to find the simple syntax I'm looking for. Is there a desktop program ...
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Contact database with reminders and notes

Purpose: I'm looking to keep up-to-date knowledge about my contacts, but only through self written details. I can only find smarter apps connecting to LinkedIn, Facebook, etc - I feel these distract ...
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What software/toolkit should I use to manage/plan out a year-long trip across multiple countries?

In a few years I plan on traveling, pretty much all around the world. This is going to cost a good deal of money and be very complex, so I'm going to begin planning now. What software/toolkit is the ...
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Very-large-list manager (iOS/mobile)

If anyone is familiar with iOS's TaskBook, it's a list/task manager with some convenient features that have become crucial to my workflow (lists typically contain hundreds up to 1000+ items). ...
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Note taking with in-text tagging and specific search feature

Purpose: I'm looking for an efficient way to organise my notes. I currently write notes in Evernote by source (for example a note on "Thinking Fast and Slow"). However, I can only tag my notes ...
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Replacement for Opalis Robot3

Working at a co. with an old server running Opalis Robot 3, an early 2000's era scheduling & orchestration engine. Basically it schedules a bunch of tasks that happen within the enterprise like "...
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Android app like Psion 3 database

In the olden days, the Psion had the ability to create your own little databases. I used these for anything from books by author to DIY projects. I can't find anything similar for Android. There are ...
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A searchable database with support for tagging words

I'm looking for something fairly specific. Basically it would take the form of an organization program such as exists for files (e.g., Pixa), where you can group files, tag them, and search for them. ...
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Notepad for programmers, scripters, hackers, developers, etc

I'm looking for a nice application that … well, I'm not quite sure exactly what it might be called, or if what I'm thinking of currently even exists as such. I will try to describe it. I guess it ...
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Web-based, free application that helps to manage IP subnets?

I need to manage my subnets, see how much free space I have in particular subnets, maybe aggregation or division advises and so on. UPD. Well I need something like ManageEngine OpsUtill for free. ...
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Software (with some kind of searchable DB) for categorizing and saving snippets of information

When I do research I often find pieces of information (typically between 1-2 sentences) at different locations on the web. I would like be able categorize (or maybe link or tag) these snippets in some ...
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Characters' relationships mapping tool

Usually, when reading long novels or series of books (or TV series and films), it is hard to keep track of all the characters that appear, from the principal to the secondary ones. So I'm looking for ...
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Software for management of portfolio application

I’m looking for a software for portfolio management. I don't know what terms to search for this. Here is my IT scenario: more than 100 applications several types of application servers, for example:...
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Basic membership system

I am looking for recommendations on a basic membership system need to manage the subscriptions for the packages for a commercial website that has these features: customize membership types and ...
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Software to efficiently manage my office work

After some years of experience and trials, I've found out that for me (and for many around there) the best tool to work efficiently would be software which allows to search and access from one single ...
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Image and information database/management software

We have a huge variety (~1000) of products of one product line. Each one is different and has it's own unique properties. These include visual ones. Instead of Excel or a folder with all images, we ...
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Tool to capture all config changes

I'm looking to find a tool which can gather configuration information about our systems including the info below: Config Files (e.g. based on a list of filenames / heuristics) Config Tables from ...
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Program/Service to manage Golf club

I'm looking for a solution or solutions that can work together that can handle these features for a Golf Club: Manage memberships Booking salons Tee times Manage food and beverage sales to members ...
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Software for Respondent-Interactive Mass Data Collection and Verification?

I work as a data consultant in a large hospital, and I need to collect faculty data in massive quantities. Here's my dilemma: many of the data fields that we are collecting are covered in one of our ...
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Seeking letter management (similar to Thunderbird but for all kinds of documents including scanned ones)

My personal messages are piling up, and that is both, physical letters and digital emails. I would love to keep them (i.e. scans of the physical documents) in one place on my computer where I can ...
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Keyword association and tagging of video/image/HTML/etc. as a video editing database

I have many video clips, images and webpages (HTML) saved that I would like to use for writing articles and editing videos. I’m trying to organize all of this so I can quickly find what I am looking ...
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Simple, local taggable link store / bookmark application?

I just want a very simple program which lets me enter a link, and some tags, and then later easily search on those tags (just 'pull out everything with this tag' would be good enough, but 'pull out ...
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Recipe database with shopping list generator

A group of friends organizes a yearly meeting for which recipes are collected. Currently they use a wiki. This gives a list of recipes but since there is no sorted list of ingredients needed the ...
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Software to plan my education path or, more broadly, visualise and reorder a list of unique strings

The task I, a high school student, wish to plan my remaining years of secondary and post-secondary school. (I am mostly concerned with high school right now though.) I am lucky to have so broad a ...
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Software to group emails, tasks, notes, calendars under folders

I've scoured the Internet trying to find software that can do the following: in one interface, group emails, files, tasks, notes, and calendars into folders and sub-folders. For example, I want to ...
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Image organizer based on categories or tags

I'm looking for a program that has, in order of most important to least: The ability or organize large sets (multiple gigabytes) of images based on categories or tags A robust and fast search engine ...
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Simple software to track software/hardware maintenance warranty

Something simple that you could possibly attach a document and it would alert when maintenance is about to fall off.
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Is there a glossary tool that can store and lookup words quickly?

My goal is to keep a personal glossary of terms for quick reference. Is there a lightweight tool that allows me to create, alphabetically sort and lookup words? For example I want to store some words: ...
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Web App for storing customer inventory (PHP Open Source pref)

I hope I'm in the right place when I'm asking this, but I'm looking for something that can store client/customer inventory such as: Computers/Workstations ID/Tag Make/Model HD Space IP Address ...
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Simple software for contacts, something between PIM and CRM with multi-language user interface

Please advice me some simple software for managing contacts and writing down notices from every call/meeting. I think something between PIM and CRM. For desktop with Windows 7 (not online, not cloud, ...
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CMS or other web-tool with deep SQL/Database features for storing large amounts of tabular data

For examples of types of software that resembles a solution, look towards the bottom of this page. I'm looking for a self-hosted CMS/CMF/SQL Interface or other web-tool with a WUI/GUI that provides ...
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'Personal search engine' - Or a slightly more cross-platform alternative to Fetching.io

I came across fetching.io on One Thing Well, and it scratches a pretty big itch I have. In fact, I basically need something identical - that is to say Has a browser extension that keeps track of what ...
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Content / software tool distribution system

To begin with, the software which is searched for can be of any scope, ranging from a commercial tool over an open source project, which have to be adapted, to a framework/library as support for an in-...
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IT Management Suite

I thought that finding a tool like this would be a no brainer - but it's apparently much harder than I imagined. I am an IT Administrator for a small business (between 20-40 people) and quite frankly,...