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How to manage Outlook tasks visually on the MS Surface Pro

Posted on Jan 26, 2014 in Outlook Productivity Blog | No Comments

Inspired by the best time management practices, TaskCracker offers visual Outlook task management features on MS Surface Pro tablets.

Manage Outlook tasks visually on the MS Surface ProIf you’ve ever tried to use Outlook on MS Surface Pro for planning, you have probably had the same question as we have: if everything has become so visual why MS Office applications, and notably Outlook, still require a keyboard and a mouse for better use?

That issue had its share at our recent scrum meetings. As the result, we now proudly present the new feature: TaskCracker now offers you the possibility to comfortably use touchscreen for visual Outlook tasks planning, notably on Surface Pro tablet.

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How to make sure your team works on the right things with Microsoft Outlook?

Posted on Jan 21, 2014 in Outlook Productivity Blog | No Comments

How to make your team members spend their time more efficiently and get things done faster? Is it possible to supervise each one’s personal agenda without falling into micromanagement? Is it possible to share your time management skills with everyone on your team? The answer to the three questions above is “Yes” with the new Microsoft Outlook add-in named TaskCracker.

It’s not always quite possible to convey priorities to everyone on your team. No matter what the reason is: whether you lack some communicative skills or you’re simply short of time and you need the work to be done right now. We don’t overestimate the necessity to communicate your general idea about your goals to your team. Anyways, you remember the song: little less conversation, little more action please. When you want your tasks to be put into action quicker, you might consider using TaskCracker for everyone on your team. This Outlook add-in is specially designed to help everyone set priorities visually and speedily.

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Tons of emails in Outlook to work on? Sort them out visually!

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 in Outlook Productivity Blog | No Comments

We all get tons of emails. Although there are some useful tools for coping with this flow, such as color coding and follow-ups inside Outlook itself, they are not always helpful enough. The problem is that when the amount of emails is really huge, these tools do not help at all. Follow-ups turn red one after another and sooner or later you are facing a red list full of alerts – simply because you don’t have enough time to deal with everything.

Stressful, isn’t it? And that’s not the problem of time or the amount of work. It’s just that plain Outlook task list is not built to help you cope with lots of emails and tasks. This situation only grows worse in our fast and furious business environment. So we have to deal with it and find ourselves better ways to keep being the best, no matter how hard the life is. Good thing is that solution isn’t even round the corner, it’s in this text!

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