TouchDown vs Jello Dashboard - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs Jello Dashboard

 

TouchDown

vs Jello Dashboard

Company NitroDesk Inc. Nicolas Sivridis
Company name NitroDesk Inc. Nicolas Sivridis
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. A free GTD overlay for Outlook.
Home page TouchDown Jello Dashboard
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0 Outlook 2002 or later (get it free w/hosted Exchange)
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
5.31
released: 2014-04-18
Release date 2010-06-30 2014-04-18
Type Commercial Open Source
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $19.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook Outlook (direct integration); Exchange Server (via Outlook); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a 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
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx www.jello-dashboard.net/wordpress/?page_id=12
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages. 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 4 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown 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 2010-09-30 2018-02-25

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