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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