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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Cloud-based time tracking service

I'm looking for a cloud-based time tracking service for a 20 person company which allows employees to be logged in throughout the day and choose a work category from a drop down menu, choose the ...
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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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Calendar with task <-> events integration (or Gannt with high time resolution)

I want to manage my time spent on different projects in a similar way as in real project management, but with higher time resolution. I've asked a similar question on PM, but it was closed as OT ...
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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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Project Management software or hosted solution for teams

I am looking for a Project Management solution for a web development team with the following details: Add clients, keep contact informations and upload related files. Create different accounts for ...
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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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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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Time calculator - a tool to compute the days between two dates

I frequently need a tool to calculate how many days from a date to another, for example from 27 April 2016 to 18 July 2016. Are there tools for Windows or for OS X?
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Software that can automatically shut down/hibernate my computer

I have a really poor self discipline, mainly caused by my computer. I'm therefore looking for a software that can automatically shut down (or hibernate) my computer, for Windows 10. I have some ...
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App to store hours of operation of favorite places in town

I'm looking for an app that will let me store the addresses and hours of operation of my favorite shops in town. Ous there any such app for Android / what should I be using for this and what would the ...
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Display timeline chart of activities timed to music for a group of performers

I would like to have a program with which I can create a timeline chart of moves and activities that happen synchronized with the rhythm of a background music; you can think to a dance routine ...
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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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Does an application exist that can make work schedules based on availability of employees?

I work at a place where approximately every 2 months our supervisor sends out a list to the employees with all shifts of the coming 2 months that need to be filled. We then e-mail back a list of ...
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Web app to keep another person up-to-date with work I do

My research advisor has asked me (and I think it'll help me focus too) to write down what exactly I did and how many hours I've worked on my thesis every day. I was looking for some kind of online-...
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Android App recorder for certain tasks

Basically, I am looking for an Android app that every day (or possibly in other intervals) offers me the option to "check", that I did something, like for instance taking medication. This is because I ...
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Scheduling software with Google 2-way sync, redirect URL, limited availablity

I run a business that requires me to enable people throughout the USA to be able to schedule phone appointments with me. I'm having a lot of trouble finding a service that helps manage my calendar. ...
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GTD Android app

I'm looking for a GTD (Getting Things Done) app for Android that has the following features: Lightweight and easy-to-use (no need for feature creep) Possibility to sync the tasks between devices and/...
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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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Timer with visual alerts for Windows 7

I'm looking for a free or open source lightweight timer compatible with Windows 7. Essentially I'm looking for a pomodoro-type timer, but I don't want 30 minute intervals; I want to set my intervals. ...
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Need a fingerprint attendance management software

I have a network-based fingerprint attendance system and I'm searching for a free management software. Device model is ZEM500 and algorithm version is "VX 9.0". It uses Web 3.0 as its web interface. ...
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Work planning and time protocolling tool (preferably with invoice generator)

I need a tool that works on my desktop (Linux) that helps me keep track of the time I spend doing a task (telephone, coding, going-to-lunch, ...) The less it distracts me the more I like it, it ...
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Software forcing me to make rest breaks during work at the computer

Is there a software which suggests me to make regular breaks during longtime staring at the computer screen? It should help to keep eyesight or organize regular physical exercises. It would be ...
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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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Activities manager software

I have many different pet projects (I would say around 5-6) and each one has its own scheduled tasks, routines, deadlines and specific requirements. So far I've got by, however I'd like to reduce ...
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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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Is there a ManicTime alternative for Linux?

Background I'm looking for an app that can automatically record my app usage throughout the day so I can check back to see later what I've been up to, when, and for how long. I really like the GUI ...
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How do I block internet access within a defined time range?

There are several questions out there regarding this issue, but none seem to address what I'm looking for. I think Leechblock is perfect for Firefox, but the problem is I'm on a Mac, and I also have ...
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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 ...
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Need a simple software to manage tasks and their prerequisites with graphical chart

I need a software to manage my tasks. I cant use simple to do list soft wares because as far as I know they do not support prerequisite. of course I prefer to use a simple software, not a professional ...
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Off-line to-do list, alternative to Trello/Kanboard

People like connecting everything to the internet. I know, because it's part of my job description. However, one of my devices (it's a laptop/tablet hybrid) is never connected to the internet. This ...
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Windows 7 alarm clock

I'm looking for a Windows 7 alarm clock with: An alarm that I cannot miss, even when I have been away from the computer; I guess that leaves only an always-on-top dialog. No presence on the desktop (...
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Simple Multi-Timer Full-featured Windows Desktop Application

I'm looking for a timer Windows application that's simple and full featured. I'm looking for an application that's somehow similar to Stopwatch & Timer (for Android) in its functionality. The ...
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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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Multidimensional calendar/planning

I'm looking for a software that handles these features, that I can't really find by googling. Classic calendar features (days, weeks, week ends , and so on) User constraints (vacation days) Work ...
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Activity/time tracking

I want to track how much time I spend on doing what on my computer and how much time I spend on it in general. Are there any good free programs already? If not, I just would program a small program ...
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Project timeline whose events can be moved to a new date directly from the timeline (date changes according to position)

I am interesting in finding a project timeline software that has an interactive visualization of the actual timeline. This means that if the date of a certain event has moved, you can just click+hold ...
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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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Digital signature software with mobile access

I'm looking for ideas how to resolve a business need for digital signatures. For context, I'm an Excel / Access VBA developer with little experience in digital signatures other than the solutions ...
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Need Time Tracking/Billing software that meets specific use scenario

I’m trying to find a time-tracking program that will meet our needs as a company. We're an IT consulting firm and have different contracts with each client, each of which includes an allotted amount ...
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Looking for tasks time line builder tool

I am looking for a tool that will help me to manage the time line of my team tasks in coming 3-6 months. The requirements are: group team members (ie backend,UI,QA,designers etc.) assign to each ...
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Recording the duration a computer has been locked

I'm looking for a software that is able to display the duration for which a computer has been locked. A balloon notification or a small window like in the image below is sufficient. Requirements: ...
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Time tracking software with image links

I'm looking for a time management/calendar software (can be a desktop application for Windows, or a web app) mainly for projects that has the following features. 1) Each project has its own column on ...
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Open-source software that allows me to keep track of working hours

I am looking for a software that allows me to keep track of: when I started and finished working per day total hours worked per month average hours worked per day per month optional: average hours ...
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measuring time spent on tasks

I'd like to know how much time I've spent usefully and how much time I've wasted in a day/week/month. This could be done with a program, that one triggers when a task starts and when a task ends, ...
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Software development MANAGEMENT tools [closed]

I'm building a lab that people will use to build basic software concepts (prototypes) so they have something tangible to assess. All types of software prototypes will be developed in there: from iOS ...
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Android multi-timer which can be set to ring based on a list of successive number of days intervals (with optional start date and end date)

The stock Android Clock (Alarm/World Clock/Stopwatch/Timer/Desk clock) application lacks the following features: Multi-timer (specify more than one timer, each having its own time interval and text, ...
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Recreate a timeline of what someone did

These recommendations, are good for tracking your own usage, but I have an attorney that wants to recreate a timeline of what someone was working on after the fact. He is able to subpoena their ...