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:
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.