protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

protoAnt - Get Things Done

protoAnt is one of its kind app which has a unique feature to collaborate with others. Using protoAnt you can first send collaboration request to your friend or subordinate. He or she need to confirm the collaboration request to become available for you to assign tasks. Both the collaborated parties can assign and manage tasks on each other.

Simple Task List Management

protoAnt is basically a everyday pending task management app. This gives you the flexibility to assign a color code to your task lists. It shows the number of outstanding tasks on the task list name on top.

Following are the salient task management features of protoAnt:

1. Simple Tasks with reminders, priority, snooze features
2. Color based task lists
3. Recurring Tasks with various recurring intervals

protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

Task Collaboration

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Step 1: Setup your protoAnt Id

You can setup your unique protoAnt user id by navigating to the Preferences and then to profile setup screen. The protoAnt user id will be ceated first on the protoAnt server and the same will be updated on your device also.

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Once you enter a desired user id and email you can click on the "Save" button to generate the protoAnt user id.

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Step 2: Add your friends to start collaborating

You can navigate to Persons tab and click on the menu icon of your device and the "+ Person" command to add your friend to collaborate.

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protoAnt - Task Collaboration App protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

Step 3: Send Collaboration Requests to Friends

You can click on the collaboration icon from the friend's name to send the collab request to him/her.

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protoAnt - Task Collaboration App protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

Step 4: Confirm Collaboration Requests from Friends

Your received collab requests will be shown under "Unconfirmed" list. Click on the collab icon to confirm the collaboration request.

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protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

The friend who send the collab request will get the confirmation notification back:

protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

Step 5: Assign Tasks to Friends

You can setup tasks to your collaborated friends from the task creation screen and send the task assignment by clicking the assignee icon.

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protoAnt - Task Collaboration App protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

Step 6: Receive Tasks from Friends

You will be notified by protoAnt app if you have a task assigned to you by some of your friends.

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protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

Step 7: Update task status

The task assignee can click on the assignee icon or the tick icon to send the % of completion of the task to the task assigner.

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protoAnt - Task Collaboration App protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

Step 8: Receive task status update

The assigner gets the task status updates immediately from the assignee.

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protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

More Collaboration Actions:

Following are the more collaboration actions from the assigner to assignee:

protoAnt - Task Collaboration App

Conclustion:

If you have a requirement to collaborate with a team of people, protoAnt would be the app for you. You can use it to get things done using your android smart phone by assigning the tasks to your friends and subordinates.



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