Gmail Tasks vs Jello Dashboard - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs Jello Dashboard

 

Gmail Tasks

vs Jello Dashboard

Company Google Nicolas Sivridis
Company name Google Nicolas Sivridis
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. A free GTD overlay for Outlook.
Home page Gmail Tasks Jello Dashboard
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Outlook 2002 or later (get it free w/hosted Exchange)
Version released: 2010-10-26 5.31
released: 2014-04-18
Release date 2010-10-26 2014-04-18
Type Freeware Open Source
Has free version
Free version notes
A paid version is available 𐄂 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (direct integration); Exchange Server (via Outlook); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Direct Database Update
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Link to Task Manage an email as a Task
Categories Single context only Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.jello-dashboard.net/wordpress/?page_id=12
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Create lists of items, set due dates, notes, and add Gmail messages directly to Tasks. Setting Jello Dashboard as Outlook homepage allows a GTD-style workflow. Collect, review, and do all from one place. Jello Dashboard can even be used on a locked-down company machine because it does not require installation.
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Jello Dashboard does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2018-02-25

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