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Links to GTD Apps, Templates, & Scripts

I’d like to start collecting links to tools, applications, scripts, and templates that people have created for implementing Getting Things Done, and that they would like to share with folks on the web. If there’s something you’d like to see added here, leave a comment with a link and some background information (status, license, platform, etc.), and I’ll check it out. As with our OS X inventory collection, I’ll add the most useful-, novel-, and promising-looking submissions.

While I’m not against linking to modestly-priced shareware, preferential consideration goes to stuff that’s open source, free as in beer, and functionally uncrippled (no save-disabled, “bronze??? editions of your commercial package, please). The idea is to showcase the sweat and collaboration that people are throwing behind a shared interest in GTD.

Let’s help new folks start their year off with some cool tools and innovative solutions for getting started with Getting Things Done.

(N.B.: not to be a kerchief-dropping belle, but I’m going to hang back and wait to hear from a few folks before adding my own suggestions, so don’t be shy about nominating your or your pals’ projects)

Kirk McElhearn's picture

Those templates mentioned above are...

Those templates mentioned above are interesting. I was just thinking yesterday that paper might be a better way to go. I toyed with the spiral notebook idea mentioned elsewhere in this series of articles, but that doesn't work for me. So I then thought of creating my own paper documents and printing them.

The advantage to such as approach is that it is easy, and that you can fully customize what you want the documents to contain.




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