Optimizing Task Management in Intervals

John Reeve | April 18th, 2008 | , ,

Our customers have been asking us to optimize the task management functionality within Intervals by reducing the number of clicks required to update tasks. And we agree. Managing tasks constitutes the bulk of our daily workflow, ideally it would take less time.

Customer feedback is important to us, and we want to be sure we consider it during the development process. We have implemented a contextual menu available using the right-click on task lists. Now you can update tasks with one click and without reloading the page. It is now much easier and quicker to reassign a task, add a comment, or make other general updates. Here is a screenshot to get you oriented with the new feature.

Right clicking on tasks

Meanwhile, we’re actively developing more features to improve the Intervals user experience. In the queue are more ajax updates to reduce page reloads and the ability to update multiple tasks at one time. Let us know what you think of these new features and where Intervals is headed.

One Response to “Optimizing Task Management in Intervals”

  1. Jason Hearne says:

    Love it! I was thinking the next and previous button was the way to go, but this is MUCH better. Way to go guys

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