Wedding Planning softwareWe are happy to share the news of next software product, an online wedding planning software. This is offered in Software as a Service model. You can simply sign up and start using the software – no hassles of downloading, installing and updating.

This software allows you to manage all the logistics aspect of a wedding or an event including the 1000s of tasks, guest lists, invitations, SMS, emails, gifts and menu. It also allows you to track the arrivals and departures of outstation guests as well as their hotel and car arrangements.

These information are generally maintained with Excel sheets which get very clumsy soon and it becomes a nightmare to update and keep all sections in sync. You also need to have the updates done by a single person to avoid complete mess up. The online team based software eliminates all these issues.

Experience the convenience! Check out a FREE demo of the wedding and event planning software.

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Why does not A1Tasks does not have a provision for projects?

Quite a few new users ask us “Why don’t you have a facility to specify a project in A1Tasks?”. Here is my take on this:

In our experience we have seen that there are several tasks one has to do (or assign to a team member) which are generic in nature and do not relate to a specific project like buying stationary. Similarly several activities relate to multiple projects like creating a documentation template that will be used in 2 projects.

To make A1Tasks much more flexible, we introduced the concept of tags in place of projects. A1Tasks allows you to specify multiple tags for every task. So you can avoid giving any tag if there is no need and also you can give any number of tags if the task relates to multiple projects.

I can understand that this is not a common thing and you will feel a bit odd initially when assigning a new task to someone. However once you start using the tags, I assure you that you will fall in love with the flexibility this brings.

At any time, if you want to see all tasks associated with a project, you can just click on the corresponding tag name and your view will change to only show the tasks with that tag.

Check it out in the demo here and enjoy the liberty!

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increase your team efficiency with a1tasksAre you worried about the low efficiency of people in your company? Want to improve this but not sure where to start?

At first, ask these questions to yourself as you read them.

1. How do you audit for the people’s efficiency in your company?

2. You have an accounting software for your finances. What about an accounting software for your people and tasks?

3. Do you know what your team really does, once they are done with the team meetings? Who is working and who is shirking?

4. How do you decide – which team member is relatively free and which team member is overloaded with work? Through your list of emails or by observing ‘who had so much work he / she couldn’t finish work in time’?

5. Do you re-distribute work for increasing efficiency? If so, how? (If no – OMG! Why!!)

6. Can you compare the efficiency of your team members at a glance? Or you prefer to wait for official monthly reports?

7. Do you have a software that can manage your time as well? And ensure that your team completes everything within deadlines?

8. Are you not tired of managing your teams and to-dos through Excels, emails and paper diaries?

9. You use so many tools for measuring productivity. What about a tool for enhancing efficiency?

10. Have you been expecting a drastic transformation in your team’s efficiency even though you haven’t changed your old, boring way of operating?

A1tasks can help you resolve the team efficiency issues by bringing much more order into the chaos. Check out how!

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increase productivity with task management softwareWhether you are a solicitor, a counselor or the owner of a huge corporate law firm, you will still need to manage your team and tasks well. Your clients trust you with important judicial matters. Can you afford to fail in delivering what you promised?

Task delegation software can put an end to many of your daily troubles. Keep reading to know how:

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how startups can use a1tasksEver tried to roll a huge stone uphill?

Running a startup is quite similar, many entrepreneurs would agree. You never know when the stone might roll over you, slide to the bottom of the hill and simply return to the start point.

It is not a one man task. It is always a team task. And the team has to roll the stone together. Right support and right push by the right member can ensure that you reach your hilltop.

But how to keep everything in order? Here are a few simple ways:

Read more on How Startups Can Benefit From A1tasks…

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task delegation software for event managersAs an event manager, you know what it takes to pull off great events. Months of incessant planning. A truckload of Excel files, spreadsheets and diary notes. Not to mention, a deluge of emails and phone calls. And chats on the latest fad – WhatsApp!

But aren’t you frustrated with information getting all over the place? Isn’t managing events with Excels and emails an uphill task, only to be won with your grit?

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Don’t lose hope. Shift to a new and more efficient method today. Here’s how task delegation software like A1tasks can help you become an ‘event manager of exceptional finesse’:

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task delegation software for public speakersBeing a public speaker is fun isn’t it? Like a dream come true. Huge auditoriums, large fan following and signatures turning into autographs! You get to see new places and meet new people almost every week. To an onlooker, it may look like the perfect life.

But the inside story is always different. You are always on the go. And you live out of your suitcase. This seemingly romantic lifestyle comes with a long list of to-dos. Blog posts, emails, presentation deadlines and event scheduling to name a few.

You may not be able to delegate creativity. But you can definitely change the way in which you delegate tasks to your team. An efficient system where everyone on board knows their duties and carries them out in time, can give a boost to your productivity.

Read more on Why Public Speakers Need a Task Delegation Software…

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“Alex has not been coming to office for 7 days, what to do about his tasks?”

Switch user dropdownYou might have heard this in your office several times. When you use a task manager and a certain user does not turn up for several days, tasks assigned to him remain pending and some of these may be really vital or time-bound.

Now, a new feature in A1tasks task manager and delegation software allows the admin to switch user and operate as a particular user, checking his assigned tasks and reassigning to someone else or updating the same.

If you have privacy concerns with this, do not panic. This feature can be turned on and off through a setting in the config file.

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When communication between individuals of a team slows down, performance automatically deteriorates. It is very important to find a solution to continue the work. Since project management software does not possess intelligence of its own, it cannot be expected to solve all problems. Software is simply a set of commands and can be remodeled for a prior agreed solution process.

In order to reach a solution, following steps can be taken:

Read more on Why Project Management Software Will NOT Solve All Your Problems…

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Project management is tricky, yet necessary for a company or team. But the introduction of project management software has made this task simple. It enables you to undertake multiple projects at the same time, and its flexible features allow you to manage your projects more efficiently.

Are you bogged down with complex software? Here is the perfect solution for you.

Read more on Can project management software help you tackle project delays?…

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