(Project Management Filter) I've looked around but I can't seem anything to answer this that seems right for me. Maybe experiences of others will help me navigate. How to coordinate paper and electronic files and emails etc when dealing with many vendor/many location things... [more inside]
ObamaFilter: How to organize people like Obama? [more inside]
Help me get uninsane with prioritizing, please. I have a list of projects that would thank you for it. [more inside]
I've plenty in touch with my inner child. How can I get in touch with my inner adult? I just want to be more disciplined and do the things a grownup needs to get done. [more inside]
I'm launching a tabletop D&D game later this month, and it's my first time DMing what I'm hoping will be a long campaign. How can I keep things organized? [more inside]
We suddenly have a whole lot more dirty/clean/drying dishes by our sink. We have a small kitchen, and the pile is enduring and unsightly. Do you have a better method for drying a steady stream of dishes than leaving a big pile sitting out for most of the day? [more inside]
I'm having an incredible amount of trouble parceling out my programming work. For those of you who are coders how do you successfully organize your projects?
How can my synagogue organize a large and developing library of liturgical recordings? I'm interested in (inexpensive or free) specialized software or in suggestions on how to use more commonplace software for this purpose. [more inside]
Programming neophyte looking for a language to start with. Or, what language should I learn to complete these tasks?
What programming language should a neophyte start with to organize his life? Yes, another one of those questions. But I have two specific tasks that I'd like to accomplish and this makes choosing a language really hard for me. Especially since i'm a complete n00bler. [more inside]
Looking for home storage solutions for bulk items such as flour, sugar, rice. [more inside]
Help me find this logo... Earth, or a stylized globe, clutched in a fist... think SPECTRE, SMERSH, or KAOS, but it's not any of those... Where have I seen this? Subgenius art? Anyone?
I'm looking for tips on organizing personal medical records and information, assuming a chronic or complicated health problem. Things like X-rays and MRI discs, blood test results, prescriptions, notes taken during appointments with the doctor, notes made on non-appointment days about symptoms, medical history, insurance policies and bills, therapies tried and discontinued... what are great ways to keep it all organized, for ease of use (and consistent record-keeping) both for the patient and his care partners?
This is my first real (cross-country) move. What are your best packing/moving strategies that I should adhere to? [more inside]
Products that organize your life that you couldn't live without? [more inside]
How do you all manage the information that you find in various places, online and off, and make it findable later? [more inside]
My calendar and my task list aren't playing nicely together. Freelancers, how do you manage your schedule and your to-dos so that you can visit clients, conduct interviews, and get the work done? [more inside]
Looking for a modular, reconfigurable desk--that will incorporate a miniature home theater, among other things. Your help needed. [more inside]
How do you home songwriters keep yourselves organized? How do you keep yourself motivated? [more inside]
I have an idea for a community art organization. Help me figure out where to look to fund it! [more inside]
What's the best way to organize and re-tag my enormous MP3 library? (iTunes, Mac 10.5, 20k+ songs) [more inside]
How would you design and manage a system for lending out (and getting back) laptops within a medium-large company? [more inside]
Does anyone have helpful software suggestions to help me track my time and notes during the course of a work day? [more inside]
How can I better organize my different bits of programming code for reference and reuse? [more inside]
Michigan: I would like to donate some clothes, so help me find a good organization to do so. [more inside]
Organization Filter: How do you organize a bunch of definitely weird and sometimes incredibly disparate STUFF? [more inside]
Hello, cat-herding, project management expert mefites! Please help me figure out the most streamlined and effective way to use Sharepoint to track and manage events. [more inside]
I am looking for a desktop tickler/pass-forward file system that's really *classy* and well-made from quality materials, not the typical wire-basket-with-manila-folders that most places sell.
I want to be better at making to do lists. [more inside]
Please help me with oganization of daily tasks at home and at work. [more inside]
Scheduling and work-request software for an IT team. [more inside]
If I buy an oversized item at Target (i.e. a box of Milkbones or a pack of toilet paper), the cashier will slap on a very strong, heavy-duty strap with the red Target logo on it. It's almost like duct tape, except stronger and the sticky portion is only on each opposite end. What is this stuff called, and where can I buy a generic equivalent?
Help me set up a walk-in closet. What are your experiences with the various lines of closet systems (Elfa, Ikea, FreedomRail, Closetmaid) or DIY? [more inside]
Affinity groups and terrorist cells seem do well by them, but what possible combinations are there of autonomous organisation, and what are their main characteristics? What different ways are there to organise people according to a cell model? I'm interested in an overview of different organisational structures and ways of calculating their characteristics. [more inside]
Design-pattern (programming) question. [more inside]
My master bedroom closet is really awkward. It has a lot of space...just not in the right direction! I need brilliant organization ideas to make use of a weird space. [more inside]
I'm curious how people deal w. their old email. (esp those using Outlook and IMAP, but others, too...) [more inside]
What is the best ebook library management software you mefites can recommend? I've googled about a bit and found some things that didn't look too promising or were not available on either of my platforms of choice. What I'd like is a total library management solution, similar to what iTunes or Amarok does for music. I have a Linux workstation as well as a Mac, so I would like suggestions for non-Windows tools only, unless the tool is so superior that it's worth the hassle getting it working with Wine or somesuch.
What organizational strategies might work for someone who is absent-minded and gets overwhelmed with too much to keep track of? [more inside]
My laptop bag is a rat's nest of headphones, power cables, USB cables and ethernet cables. I don't have 10 minutes to spend every morning and night wrapping each cable into a nice little package and then securing velcro. Are there any laptop bags or cable management solutions that (1) organize A LOT of cables and (2) allow me to quickly pack and unpack my laptop and cables?
I'm writing a research paper. I'm looking for an application that will not only allow me to write multiple notes about each source, but will also allow me to organize these notes into the structure that I plan on writing my paper. Something GUI where I can just click and drag to put them in order. [more inside]
I'm looking into starting a co-op based model of a social network site. Any tips? Organization, legal incorporation, possible code-base to start from, how much would hosting/coding such a site cost? [more inside]
Setting up shop filter. [more inside]
I'm looking for a laptop "holster" (not a stand, per se) for my Macbook that works exactly like this one, but doesn't cost $300. Does such a product exist? [more inside]
Is there any way to view pages in a Microsoft Word (2002) documents side by side instead of top to bottom? [more inside]
How do the guys here creatively and efficiently organize their pockets to carry the three essentials: cell phone, keys, and wallet? [more inside]
Does this website exist: track recipes (online/offline), add notes (including dates), maybe upload images, cooking stats, etc.? [more inside]
I need some way of organizing the business cards I am suddenly starting to collect. [more inside]
Is there an online resource that describes the different business functions of Fortune 500 companies ? e.g. Sales, Marketing, Legal, It, etc ? [more inside]
PLEASE HELP!!! I suffer from "CRS" disease and it's progressing rapidly. I'm so unorganized that I misplaced my examples of how unorganized I am. I will be filling in for a friend and co-worker while he is out for six months with extensive back surgery. I have a PDA/Smart phone, not working for me. Need basic idiot proof ideas. [more inside]
Help! My laptop is a nightmare of unorganized .pdfs, and if I have to create any more staggered files I might just lose my mind. Is there a program specifically designed to help me manage this deluge of information? [more inside]