The Best Free Outlook Project Management Add-Ins

MakeUseOf | 1/9/2018 | Sandy Stachowiak
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When you are busy managing a project, any tip, trick, or tool that enhances your productivity can be a huge benefit. And, whether you use Outlook for just emails, simple project management, or a little of both, why not ramp it up with tools that can help?

These handy Outlook add-ins can assist you with emails, tasks, assignments, communication, reminders, and overall project management. Best of all, they are each free. Give them a try and see which ones boost your efficiency on that next project.

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You may use Trello for projects that are large or small, professional or personal, but regardless, it is a convenient add-in. Turn an email into a Trello card without ever leaving Outlook. When you are reading an email from the inbox preview or message window, just click the Trello button on your Home tab.

When the little window opens on the right, choose your board and list. The email subject will display as the card name and message body as the description. However, you can edit both fields. You can also select a due date and time. When you finish, click Add. You then have an option to view the card in Trello which will display in a popup window. Or you can simply close the add-in.

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There is no better way to add cards to your Trello boards from Outlook emails. You can save time and energy because it takes only a minute.

If MeisterTask is your tool of choice, there is an Outlook add-in for that too. Similar to how the Trello tool works, you can quickly add a task to MeisterTask from your inbox or message...
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