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Org-mode is flexible enough to implement many different ways of organizing your projects. A frequently discusses scheme is David Allen's strategy for Getting Things Done. But it is clearly not the only way to us Org-mode for planning. Here are a couple of links related to this topic.

  • John Wiegley has written an excellent document describing his
  • way of using Org-mode as a [[http://johnwiegley.com/org.mode.day.planner.html][day planner]]. See also some later messages for enhancements of his setup: [[http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/2963][emacs-orgmode-2962]], [[http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/3629][emacs-orgmode-3629]]
  • Charles Cave has written an article/tutorial about the basic
  • elements of GTD and how he implements them in Org-mode. There is also a [[http://www.legito.net/worg/org-tutorials/orgtutorial_dto-fr.php][french translation]] of this document.
  • There have been several threads on emacs-orgmode@gnu.org related
  • to GTD, the most important ones are:
  • Another GTD question, which contains a discussion about basic
  • GTD aspects. It also contains this
  • Post by Carsten summarizing several options for implementing
  • GTD in org-mode.
  • GTD, Projects and Next Actions in org-mode is a thread where
  • several people describe their personal setup is
  • The SOMEDAY/MAYBE vs. low priorities thread contains a
  • discussion about priorities that is quite instructive.
  • Here is a very instructive post by Pete Phillips explaining
  • why David Allens book is where you should start to learn GTD, and that the Internet and Org-mode only come into the game later, when thinking about the implementation. And since doing GTD the right way will give you lots of free time, don't forget to listen to [[http://www.detox-jazz.co.uk/][Pete's music]]!
  • Also on the web you can find information about how people are
  • setting up Org-mode to fit their habits. A few examples:
  • This blog post shows a very simple and clear GTD setup.