Questions tagged [time-management]

Requests for applications or tools for the efficient use and control of the time in specific tasks or activities with the purpose of raising productivity

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Limit time usage on certain websites

I need software (for Windows; preferably for Android too) that monitors and restricts internet usage. It would have to split websites in 3 categories: Allowed. Unrestricted access, as often as wanted ...
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Automated screen pause reminder

Do you know of an existing application (e.g. for android) that automatically monitors how long you've been staring at your screen and suggests you to pause after a while ? Pause reminder apps are ...
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Online schedule planner for single student lessons

I haven't found any solution to a common problem: Teacher has some time slots to teach N students (single and small group lessons). Every student has a school schedule (= constraint) Now, enter ...
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Task management, reminder, or todo software with repeating reminders

Example scenario: I assign some tasks to my kids (who also have access to the software). Maybe a few weekly tasks like clean your room, and a daily task like complete your homework. If they don’t ...
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Free alternative to google calendar allowing categories

I am looking for an alternative for google calendar that allows events to be categorized into different groups (which can be toogled by the users). So for instance that one wants to see only the ...
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ManicTime alternative for Mac

Im looking for an app like ManicTime to use standalone on a Mac. Basically I want to track active windows, websites, and open documents and display in in a timeline like: So basically I want a time ...
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What to use to track work time? (Linux)

KTimeTracker is being removed from KDE. Which (Gnome or KDE) program to use instead to track my working hours? I have just a single time-counted project and want a robust and easy program included in ...
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Time tracking app for mac w/ special requirements

I'm looking for a time tracking app for mac with the following features: it constantly reminds me, if I have not activated any task. it follows a pomodoro technique: tracks by discrete 30 min time ...
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Inbox zero for IMAP

I am searching an application to help me to get inbox zero for my mails. Wanted features: Re-submission of mails should be easy: +N days, +N weeks Connect to IMAP mail server (I use Dovecot) Should ...
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Staff timetabling software?

I have a new role which requires me, among other things, to staff some tertiary courses. The timetable is fixed, so what I have to do is to scatter staff among the various subjects so that each ...
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Contractor/Vendor Invoice Submission and Approval

We have a bunch of third party vendors/contractors working for us who submit invoices back to us for payment. These invoices are a breakdown of time and fixed expenses. In reality, it's similar to a ...
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Application to organize a weekly schedule

I am looking for a scheduling application. The problem is the following: I have several activities that are to be cut into 1 hour sessions. Each activity requires a different number of sessions (but ...
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Warn me when I open new pages and when I’m staying too long on the same page

I want Firefox to show me some kind of message each time I open a new link. It would also be great if some message could pop-up/flash if I'm on an open tab for more than X minutes. My purpose is ...
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Time management and scheduler for students

Please tell me if there is any software or freeware which allows me to just enter my study topic list and time given for each topic and it automatically generates a schedule for me accordingly. ...
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Plain On-Screen Timer

I am looking for a plain timer that runs on-screen without the need, or even ability, to connect to the web. I don't need project management, integration with any other applications or systems, or ...
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Is there command line time calculator?

I want to work with time (for example to fill time spending job reports) like: 11:12:35 - 11:10:10 # is 0:02:25 12:00 - 9:30 # is 2:30 18:15-16:20 + 13:45-11:20 # is xx:yy 2h + 3h20m -...
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Grindstone replacement for Mac

I am using Grindstone (from Epiforge) for time tracking and I am very pleased with it. It has great idle detection. Soon I will start working on Mac and so I'm looking for a grindstone replacement (...
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Calendar or Planner with support for conditional templates

I would like planner/calendar software which can create checklists for each day based on a set of conditions. For example, every Monday would create a checklist: water plants, strength training, ...
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Productivity tracking software for Windows 10

I am working on my productivity and I am using a 30-minutes-no-interruptions technique (also known as pomodoro technique). Currently I am using my smartphone to countdown time. I would like software ...
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Web-based time tracking app with task nesting

I'm looking for a cloud/web-based time tracking app - like TimeCamp or Toggl - with: The "unlimited tree structure" of TimeCamp The stability and robustness of Toggl The main common features of both, ...
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A 'loud' scheduling app

I need an application to help enforce a daily routine. For example: 7am - Should be out of bed. 7:30am - Should be doing the dishes. 8am - Should be leaving the house. The application should ...
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Countdown, Timer & Alarm Clock software with very specific features

Looking for the following features, or help creating them myself, in an as small an amount of separate programs as possible. OS: Windows 10. Android would also be interesting, but strictly optional, ...
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International meeting planner allowing to propose several slots

All online meeting planners I could find have only one start/end. What I want instead: Requirements: Each person can enter their available slots, they are shown as seen above. Each person sees days/...
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Time-management software to create series of activities & notify what activity to do now?

I'm looking for a software that enables me to create a series of activities. I set the period of each activity. When an activity ends, a notification window appears telling me to go to the next ...
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Deadline support in Google Calendar

It appears to me that Google Calendar events can consist of either an event which lasts a whole day (hence a specific date and time is given), or an event which may span several seconds, minutes, ...
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Timesheets program with QuickBooks or eBillity integration

Our company uses QuickBooks for finance, billing and time tracking. They use the eBillity program for back end integration with QuickBooks. That means workers like me have to use it too even though we ...
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Online solution for team emergency interventions management

I am in charge of a health service composed of 50 rescuers performing sanitary guards. In order to ease the team management and allow a more flexible planning I am looking for an online solution with ...
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Barcode Login Solution

I am looking for a login solution that allows you to use a school photo id card to authenticate a Windows PC. Requirements: Must work with ANY barcode type Must be Freware Preferable if it can be ...
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“program blocker” which blocks programs for a specified amount of time

I am looking for a free "program blocker" which blocks programs for a specified amount of time (e.g. 1 hour). The program must (at least) be able to anticipate the following "tricks" go to task ...
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Program to log how long each program was displayed in each monitor

I am looking for a program that can record how long each program was displayed in each monitor (e.g. for each monitor show graph of how much time was spent in program X at what time of day). runs on ...
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Android interval timer with text to speech and variable-length named intervals

My third-grader has trouble focusing on her homework, and we've worked out a deal where she does active exercises for 10 minutes, works for 20 minutes, reads a book of her choice for 10 minutes, and ...
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Time attendance software to work in conjunction with ZKTeco ZK4500 Fingerprint Scanner

I'm searching for a time and attendance software that can work in conjunction with the ZKTeco ZK4500 Fingerprint Scanner (device specifications can be found here). Requirements Ideally, must be free ...
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Lock screen till user completes a particular action

At my company, we need to submit a timesheet on a monthly basis. But many employees fail to do this creating a hue and cry at the last moment and needless to say, unwanted escalations! So I was ...
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What python libraries could I use for a time management app?

I've been working on a time management app, but I've come into some limitations. I'm currently using psutil and win32gui to get processes and track when a window is being used, but I don't think this ...
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Time tracking-app that is counting down workingtime for projects?

I am an employee web developer for a small company. We have agreed on how much time every week I should spend on three different projects. And all working time should be time tracked. Today we are ...
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Recording Screen Time for Linux

I want an application that can record my screen time (like screen time in macOS). It should be able to show me how much time I have spent on each of the applications I have been using. I have found ...
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Android time tracking and limiting with local logging (not sending to a third party)?

I only found Kaspersky which has the following problems for my purposes, in reverse order of importance: It costs money to get detailed reports. It's proprietary software rather than open source. It ...
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Crossplatform and free time tracking app with server

Please recommend time-tracking software. Requirements: zero interaction from user to track time: a simple demon what monitors "computer is used/unused" is ok crossplatfrom: Linux, MacOs, Windows ...
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Web or desktop app for tracking tasks I am working on to the minute

Can you recommend me a tool, commercial or free, for tracking tasks I am working on? I would prefer a desktop app but an web app is fine as well. I do not want to use an app on the phone. I am ...
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Software that logs when I'm working

I'm looking for a Windows software that records when I am working with the PC. It should log when the PC is started and shut down. Also it should check every few minutes if the screen is on or if ...
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A time tracking Android app with timers integrable with Tasker to log Windows tasks?

I want to track how much I work, make music, meditate and read. I imagine I can use the Eventghost plugin with Autoremote and Tasker to tell an Android time tracking app how much time I've spent on ...
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Attendance self-tracking

I heard that there are Android applications to track my daily attendance, which use the office wifi connection times to determine arrival/exit. Can anyone please point me to application names?
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Free and standalone application for projects time-tracking

My software development team is looking for a very simple time-tracking/timesheet app, with the following requirements: Free Possibility to define multiple projects Basic, clean calendar interface ...
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Customisable countdown app

Can anyone recommend a daily countdown app which allows certain days (e.g. Fridays, weekends and UK public hilodays) to be excluded, then displays the countdown result in the app icon? It doesn't ...
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Open source software to check whether remote office workers are actually working

For a traditional company that wants to start allowing remote work, I am looking for software to check whether office workers are doing their jobs. While the best would be to judge people on results, ...
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A weekly schedule generator based on activities duration and available daily time

I think that the title summarizes everything, but I need an app that: Lets me work on a 5 days schedule Lets me specify how many hours I can work per day Lets me specify when I can not work (ie: ...
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Timeline app that offer private embeddable timelines

I am in search of a timeline app for use at my company. It will be used to map release and deployment timelines for multiple product lines and so needs these features: Offers private/protected ...
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Software that will receive all your promotional email and send you a single digest

I receive too many promotional emails in my GMail account. I want to read it, but I don't want to receive a new email every 20 minutes... I know there is software out there that receives all this ...
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Software for class scheduling

I have to arrange students and teachers into classes with different constraints. Is there any software that can automate the process and yet is flexible in defining constraints? EDIT: Some trivial ...
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Schedule generating calendar software

I am looking for software that has two main features, A calendar feature A day schedule feature I would like to use the calendar to log tasks which I know will occur at a certain date within a ...