Why reinvent the wheel? Rather than encouraging people to switch up the way they work and use platforms they aren’t familiar with, Planleaf has developed a task management system that works entirely through the email platforms people are already comfortable using. This enables people to manage tasks by themselves or together with colleagues without ever having to use unfamiliar applications.
Planleaf works 100% in your email inbox, and you only have to signup once through the website to begin using the service. At that point, you can compose an email with any person you’d like to assign a task to or share a task with, and add [email protected] to the cc field. Formatting is important to ensure Planleaf is able to organize your tasks correctly. List each task in the body of an email, starting with a dash before each item on your list. (For example: -Reschedule trip.) You can tag colleagues by including an @-sign before their names, and add calendar items by including the day of the week in parenthesis after the task description.
Based on the information that you and your colleagues have sent to Planleaf, you’ll receive an email with your complete task list embedded. You’ll also receive daily digests that include all of your tasks in one location. For people who need a task manager but don’t want to start using yet another third-party application, Planleaf is an excellent alternative that works within its users’ email inboxes.
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