Pocket Informant vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+ - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

 

Pocket Informant

vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Ceptara Corp.
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Ceptara Corp.
Rating ★★★★☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. An Outlook add-in designed to shift focus from messages to tasks and projects.
Home page Pocket Informant Organizer for Outlook 2007+
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+) Outlook 2007 and Up
Version released: 2019-11-04 3.5.1007
released: 2011-09-12
Release date 2019-11-04 2011-09-12
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Free 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $49.95
Full price high $29.95 $50
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
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
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Manage an email as a Task
Categories Unlimited contexts Single context only
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 Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features www.ceptara.com/products/organizer
Screenshots URL www.ceptara.com/products/organizer/screenshots
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Defines projects and focuses which are saved as Outlook categories. Organizer for Outlook 2007+ adds a new folder view ("My Organizer") and "Organizer Task Pane" for simpler weekly and daily planning, as well as help for managing projects and task requests via graphical and mind-mapping.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2016-05-01

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