Personal task management: my tools fall apart when I'm very busy!

A Kamsin,, AE Blandford,, Anna Cox
in CHI 2012, Conference paper (text), Austen, Texas

Abstract

Existing applications tend to highlight tasks that people should be doing at any
given time based on the parameters of urgency (eg deadline), assigned priority and
reminders. Our field studies demonstrate that people consider existing applications as
inadequate to flexibly adapt to current changes in other essential factors, including, task
size, complexity and interdependency and the unexpected situations that people face over
time. Another key challenge facing busy people is that there is no mechanism that can ....