Pocket Informant vs Nirvana - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs Nirvana

 

Pocket Informant

vs Nirvana

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Nirvanahq, Inc.
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Nirvanahq, Inc.
Rating ★★★★☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Advanced personal TRO and GTD in a simple, sleek, and easy-to-use web interface.
Home page Pocket Informant Nirvana
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version released: 2019-11-04 released: 2016-02-17
Release date 2019-11-04 2016-02-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $39
Full price high $29.95 $39
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with WM: Outlook (via ActiveSync); Exchange Server (via Exchange ActiveSync); Franklin Covey PPO 5.0 (via PPO sync conduit). BB: BB PIM (auto or manual). iPhone: GCal, Toodledo, Outlook (with $5 WebIS Desktop Sync). Android: Toodledo, Exchange Server.
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Export
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing Supports time boxing No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features www.nirvanahq.com/tour
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Nirvana has evolved into an excellent personal GTD and GTD solution, worth looking at.

Particularly nice is its ability to pause or schedule projects (and all tasks within them) and designate project steps as sequential or simultaneous. You can also star tasks to create an instant "must do today" list as taught in TRO Online training.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Nirvana does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2016-05-01

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