[kwlug-disc] Personal/Task/Project Management

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Fri Mar 6 11:37:18 EST 2009


Richard Weait wrote, On 03/06/2009 11:10 AM:
> On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 08:50 -0500, L.D. Paniak wrote:
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>> Sounds like you guys need Mantis:
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>> http://www.mantisbt.org/
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>> Not exactly a personal manager, unless your life is a sequence of bugs,
>> but maybe a good starting framework.
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>> There's even a plugin (MantisWAP) for using PDAs and cellphones.
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>> unsolicited wrote:
>>> Which takes us back to a theme we revisit on the list every so often ... 
>>>
>>> So what do people use for personal organization?
> 
> At the risk of sounding like a broken record, "Sounds like a
> presentation topic..."  [cue Johnny Carson reference, "How cold was it?"
> cue laughtrack]
> 
> Or perhaps a KWLUG SIG or working group as a small project?  We get a
> few folks interested in PIM / team, set goals, consider the applicants,
> implement, compare and report back to the team?  Then do a presentation.
> Sounds like it would be a great talk for Ontario Linux Fest 2009.

Starts to also sound like a LUG steering committee.

Which may be no bad thing, but is a new level. e.g. What would we as a 
group / community like to accomplish? How are we going to get there?

I would guess the first thing we need to know is what (server) 
facilities, beyond drupal, do we have available to us? e.g. If Mantis 
were chosen, is a kwlug.org point of presence possible?



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