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Outlook task management with Comindware

Managing all of your personal and work-related tasks in one place can become a problem if your company uses non-integrated third-party trackers. Comindware Tasks for Outlook allows you to save time, effort and resources by minimizing the effort required to synchronize tasks between Microsoft® Outlook™ and Comindware products.

Companies use Outlook task management on the daily basis which has become a de-facto standard for most companies around the world. If your company uses an Active Directory–based domain infrastructures, the chances are you and most of your colleagues are using Microsoft Outlook to work with mail, calendars and tasks, synchronized with your company’s Microsoft Exchange server.

Microsoft Outlook Task Management Add-in

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Managing tasks in Outlook, along with scheduling your agenda, are easy and, basically, it’s a great tool. Yetthings get much more complicated when you start using third-party task management software that usually hosts its own task tracking mechanisms and you are forced to either keep track of your tasks in two (or more) different systems or manually synchronize tasks between systems.

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Comindware products have this problem solved for you!

With the help of the Comindware Tasks for Outlook you create a common directory of all your tasks — both Comindware and Microsoft Outlook tasks are automatically synchronized with the help of this add-in and the merged list of tasks can be managed from within MS Outlook, without any additional manual work.

You should no longer worry about missing important tasks generated by your specialized work tracker — if you choose Comindware to automate your workflows, all of the tasks will appear in your Microsoft Outlook task space so you can ensure efficient Outlook task management and also respond to your work items, update task statuses and participate in work processes running in Comindware, without leaving the familiar Microsoft Outlook interface.

We have touched upon Outlook task management more than once in our blog so you can explore it and find many useful articles upon best practices of how-to manage tasks in Outlook using Comindware team and personal tasks along with Outlook tasks. For example, since our last product update, we have added more functionality into Comindware Tasks for Outlook so that now managing tasks in Outlook is possible along with ruling your workflows and collaborating with your team avoiding email clutters, simple as that. You can read about it here.
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Anastasia Chumakova is Product Marketing Analyst at Comindware.
She currently explores online process management product development trends, contributes to www.comindware.com and provides tips for better use of Comindware Tracker and online work management solutions.

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