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Tickle Me Outlook

The tickler file is another concept that I first encountered in David Allen's Getting Things Done,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/21/2006

Outlook's Inboxes

A column by Jason Fry in the WSJ (registration required) talks about how he's changing how he uses...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/13/2006

Versus vs boring

Admittedly, the titles of the last couple posts are misleading. Habits and Things aren’t in combat...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/01/2005

Habits vs Things

One of the challenges that I and many others face with David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD) is...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/01/2005

Getting Things Done vs First Things First

Ok, so the title of this post is a bit over the top - I recognize that in some ways David Allen's...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/28/2005

Replication API update

Stephen Griffin has another great update for the replication API at...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/28/2005

Hotfixes for Outlook

I recently learned more about how hotfixes work for Outlook (and I assume, all of the Office apps)....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/22/2005

Outlook Integration API Round 2

There is an update out for the Outlook Integration APIs documentation. It fixes some errors in the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/11/2005

Outlook Symbols

So, I've been looking into why Office, and therefore Outlook, doesn't offer symbols to ISV...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/18/2005

ActiveWords

Well, I took the dive into ActiveWords. There is a lot of potential here, and I think the vision...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/16/2005

Outlook as a Platform

Buzz Bruggeman has started an interesting discussion about Outlook as a platform. Since starting at...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/01/2005

OutlookSpy

OutlookSpy just added support for the Outlook Integration APIs. If you don't know what OutlookSpy is...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/17/2005

Outlook Integration API

For the last couple months I've been working to draft the Outlook Integration APIs. After I drafted...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/10/2005

Pocket Informant

I found PocketInformant shortly after purchasing my PocketPC (Dell Axim), and have been very pleased...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/07/2005

Run++

Wes Haggard has created a great little utility for running apps - Run++. I've started using WIN-R...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/27/2004

Simplicity vs Customization

My last Outlook as Organizer post about GMail like functionality got me thinking about the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/21/2004

Outlook as Organizer - GMail labels in Outlook

Thanks to everyone who provided comments and feedback in my first Outlook as Organizer post. In my...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/12/2004

Outlook as Organizer

As of a couple months ago, Outlook is my current organizer of choice. I've decided to start eating...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/05/2004

Urgent vs. Important

In my first post, I discussed the different views of your daily tasks that can exist, and how they...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/14/2004

Easily flagging urgent mail items automatically

I recently responded to a request on an internal mailing list for an easy way to flag items...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/27/2004

Daily Tasks

I've been thinking recently about daily tasks. I use Outlook and my Palm (standard ToDo app) and...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/20/2004