Outlook vs Wrike - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook vs Wrike

 

Outlook

vs Wrike

Company microsoft Wrike Inc.
Company name microsoft Wrike Inc.
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks, hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, manage, autoprocess)
  • api
Description Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free). An email-based, GTD-capable enterprise project management application.
Home page Outlook Wrike
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Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires
Version 2010
released: 2010-10-26
released: 2019-09-18
Release date 2010-10-26 2019-09-18
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
Free 30 day trial; price depends on features
A paid version is available
Full price low $75 $95.52
Full price high $349 $343.68
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync) iCalendar (auto sync tasks for Outlook, iCal, Google Calendar, Mozilla Sunbird); Excel (manual import/export); Microsoft Project (direct integration, Enterprise version only)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts 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
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.wrike.com/tour.jsp
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API
Short details The classic email, calendar, contacts, and tasks manager used by corporations worldwide. Use with Exchange Server to automatically sync data to mobile devices. Offers online project management solution that allows project sharing. Now with a built in image viewer.
Category dimensions 1 0
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Outlook does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Other people's tasks can be edited
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2015-11-22 2020-05-22

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