Questions tagged [task-management]

For task managers in the sense of OS tasks/processes. Use 'project-management' if you mean that.

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Windows program for viewing which program is using a file

Often, on my Windows computers, when I go to delete or move directories or files, an error message appears explaining that this action can not be completed because one of the files is being used by ...
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Advanced Task Manager Application for Windows 7

I am looking for a (preferably free) task manager application that is more robust than the default Task Manager that ships with Windows 7. Functionality I am looking for: Alter Security Levels ...
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Job scheduling software

I am looking for software to improve my workflow, when running computational (numerical) exeriements. After seeing how things are done in the super-computer world, with PBS, I want to get some of ...
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Task management software, Java EE / JBoss

Our main application is based on JBOSS/Seam and utilizes jBPMN for business processes. A large part of the application are task lists for employees. Requirements for the task lists are (rough): ...
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Task manager that can kill more than one process at once on Windows 7

I am looking for a GUI task manager for Windows 7 that can kill more than one process at once. What I am aware of: Windows 7's native task manager only allows to select one process at once. The CLI ...
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Task-queuing software/library for Golang

What are the task-queuing software/library that able to be used from Go programming language? When using Ruby, I usually use Sidekiq.
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Task manager with logging feature

(This might be answered in the question Advanced Task Manager Application for Win7, but I'm not sure.) Is there some sort of program like the task manager with logging/e-mailing capabilities? Say I ...
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Visual planning tool for Windows Server Task scheduler?

I'm managing for myself a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine which host things like SVN server, SQL Server, bugtracker, etc. I am using Windows task scheduler to perform various maintenance and ...
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Decent Open-Source Task Orchestration Software - is there such a thing?

I'm currently in a bit of a quandry. I'm looking for an application - preferably web-based - that I can organise some tasks (such as web requests or ssh-based commands) to kick off in either parallel ...
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Task management software with cards, pictures&files, notifications, checklists, deadlines, labels

We are looking for a new task management software, that could ideally also be used as a helpdesk and knowledgebase software. At the moment we are using OneNote to create and manage our tasks (+) ...
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Task Scheduling\Cron Jobs running Server

I have over 100 Linux\Win servers and a few dozens of Tasks and Cron Jobs scattered around. I think it's time for a centralized system that will be able to run both remote Powershell scripts and Bash\...
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Very simple open-source task/issues system

I am working together with a group of people and we would like to keep track of our tasks. There are a lot of solutions base on kanban or scrums boards, but we are looking for something very simple ...
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Which online tool or app would you recommend for self time management?

I'm a manager looking for a tool to help me organize my various tasks and attaching timeboxes on them. The ideal tool would allow me to: create a timeline of tasks attach descriptions/documents to ...
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Team chat with built-in task management, optionally threading and rearrangement

I'm looking for a chat solution that would feature possibly painless, simple task management, for a small team of 2-5 chatty people to manage their day-to-day activities. Each chat message could be ...
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Is there any good personal task management app which can show all tasks on one page?

I am going through some famous task management apps like wunderlist, google tasks, microsoft todo but none of them provides one feature I need. Each of them give a feature to create many folders and ...
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Seeking Robust To-Do List Software

I am looking to replace my current to-do list software (Google Tasks) with something significantly more full-featured. Here are the features and properties I would need such software to have: ...
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To Do list for both Android and Windows with no user registration required

I am looking for a To Do list for both Android and Windows (I wouldn't object to Linux, but don't require it) with no user account required (I will synch the data files myself). categories, including ...
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Gantt view for task management

Having made some bad experience with my workload recently, I am looking for software to better visualise periods of heavy workload using sort of a Gantt view: A task in my Thunderbird lightning has a ...
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Looking for simple, web based task management tool with progress bar like in github

I want a really simple task management tool with only 3 columns: TODO, IN PROGRESS, DONE like the one provided in github projects. Everytime I drag and drop a card from IN PROGRESS to DONE I need ...
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Which easy task manager to use for small teams

I'd like to plan work for 3-5 person.... I would like to keep it as simple as possible, having one box per day with columns for different people (see photo). Each task can be assigned to one person or ...
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Generic Task Visualizer / Metadata Manager

Is there a tool to help visualize automated tasks across an organisation? e.g. CRON Tasks Windows Tasks SQL Server Agent Tasks Other ETL / MFT / Reporting / Integration Tools / IFTTT tools Custom / ...
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Tweak tool to allow more recent tasks in Android 8+

In Android 7 Google decided to trim the recent apps switcher in down to approx. 5 apps, apparently to wide applause. This could have been made configurable, for instance by using the lock icons in the ...
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What software or programming language is good for a ticketing system or project management?

What software or programming language is good for a ticketing system or project management or task or workflow management. These are the requirements: 1- allow users to send an email to outlook via ...
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Task management software for linux / multi-platform

For a long time now, I've been looking for a program to manage my own tasks and projects. A little while ago, I started programming a program with these features: Add tasks Add subtasks Set priority ...
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Monitor a process and kill it when it exceeds a given amount of RAM

There's a memory leak in VS2015's StandardCollector.Service.exe, which is acknowledged by Microsoft, but it won't be fixed until the next Service Pack. So in the meantime I get a warning from Windows ...
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Updated alternative to AntiFreeze

AntiFreeze - version 1.01 released: December 2007 website: http://www.resplendence.com/antifreeze Copyright © 1997-2007 Resplendence Software Projects Sp. AntiFreeze is an emergency task ...
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Smartphone software-oriented periodical tasks reminder

Some entities do certain periodical tasks by an organizational regulation or method; I primarily mean to non-automatic and software-development-oriented tasks; a person often needs periodical ...
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Cross platform to-do app that meets exact requirements

It would be great if someone could suggest a cross-platform (Windows/Web and Android, mainly) to-do app with additional features like: done tasks list(s) (with to-do tasks appearing there when done); ...
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Time tracking with planning

I am looking for a time tracker/task manager with planning functionality, ideally as follows: I can create any task and specify how long I want to spend on it, the task can be repeated (eg. every day ...
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Open-source, multi-user self-hostable task management with spreadsheet views?

There are many open-source for task management software these days, as noted in e.g.: https://opensource.com/article/18/2/agile-project-management-tools (2020) https://medium.com/issuehunt/5-open-...
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Database for logging lost property

I am working at a University and we are looking for a new database system for logging and management of lost property items we receive. Due to the Universities rapid growth, the amount of items we ...
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Linux Application switcher by searching open windows

I am looking for something similar to Switcheroo, but for latest Ubuntu (with Gnome) or Linux Mint Cinnamon. Switcheroo provides the ability to search for the open window by typing the name of the ...
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Android app to kill background applications?

My Android phone, a Samsung Galaxy Note 5, is getting more and more slower. I bought it less than a year ago. I wonder if there is any convenient app that can kill all background apps quickly ...
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Android app to simply launch the Android task switcher without including itself in the task list

Can anyone recommend an android app that simply launches the Android task switcher without including itself in the list of tasks? I want an app with this functionality so I can launch the Android ...
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Integrated to do list displaying issues from multiple sources

I am looking for a to-do application/dashboard that can display my tasks from multiple sources. Right now I have tasks in: Wunderlist Exchange (including flagged e-mails - would like those picked up) ...
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Team Task Management - End time with "error bar"

A few months ago I was browsing Google for team task management software and came across a great looking concept that allowed tasks to be assigned to teams. Within the team, resources could specify ...
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JIRA Alternative wich allows non users to create issues/tasks

we are currently using JIRA for our software development tasks/issues + general tasks. So basically if someone needs a new feature 1-2 people who have access to jira are creating the new task with the ...
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Looking for a system for internal control execution

We are a fast growing company that needs to suddenly meet requirements by external auditors, in order to pass IT security guidelines. As part of the guidelines, we need to ensure that various internal ...
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in search of libraries to perform tasks on k8s in a cloud native fashion

Lets say i have a sequence of steps to be done There is a pre-baked image present with all the dependencies i have some additional code which is kept constantly enhanced and prefer to host it in a ...
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Tool for small data science team

I'm in charge of a small data science team (3 data scientists, me included). We do our projects with at least one business person (PM) per project ( we have 5 of these). We managed everything with ...
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To-Do-List Planner with sub-tasks

I am looking for a To-Do-List-Planer for my Laptop, so either a Desktop software or an online-software is what I'm looking for. I've seen this things built in digital company infrastructure. It's a to-...
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Things3 alternative with high level project progress

One thing I love about the Things 3 task management app is the visibility of progress of projects (basically folders for tasks). Is there another application, ideally cross-platform or web-based that ...
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Advanced enterprise Job/Task Scheduler with easy to use web GUI for Windows

We are currently looking for a 3rd party task scheduler software that can help us manage jobs (mainly calls to exe files, like Windows Task Scheduler) with an easy to use GUI. We have a moderately ...
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A Circular view of 24hr, a Day tasks?

Is there any software, webapp, or any task manager, project manager, which can give a Circular view of 24 hr, and Tasks in it.. if not how can I create a Pie Chart like that.. Im looking to create a ...
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Which soft can I use to efficiently distribute tasks?

There is a rather trivial situation. We have a development team with known rates of each of them, PM/PO and sprint backlog. Each member evaluates every task in hours with planning poker. Finally we ...
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Nagging app for tasks without due dates

Many tasks have clear and definitive due dates, like paying bills. However most of my tasks don’t have due dates. Examples are washing my car, painting my house, calling to book a health check. As I ...
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Checklist with workflow and timer

I am looking for some advice on software. I currently set up meetings and I have a checklist that is currently in Word. There are many steps with many moving pieces to ensure these meetings are ready ...
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Software to setup cron jobs programmatically

cronie, dcron, frcon and bron all lack an api to set up a cron job from a script easily. Is there a cronjob manager that can be setup manually but also using an API. Something that could take a file ...