Recently I needed a new system, because the notebooks I used were stolen by my kids. I decided to create a new digital system, because I started using a new online software called Citadel.
Citadel is a fully integrated online email and collaboration software. It has been in development for a very long time, and is very mature, because it started as a BBS system in the 1980s. So far, it has worked out great for my system.
After I setup Citadel, I discovered I had all of the tools I needed for my system.
Citadel provides the following tools, which I am using for the system:
- Web Interface
- Email Interface
You notice I mentioned some unusual tools, Rooms and Floors. Citadel uses an analogy of a building, I have been using that to organize the different parts of my system.
Mission and Vison Statements
I created a room for my Mission and Vision Statements. This allowed me to create a “blog” type room, where I can easily read or edit my statements.
Projects and Tasks
I have started creating personal task “Rooms.” For each project/goal, I create a room in which I create tasks. I can then assign the tasks I want to accomplish a due date in the week to put them on my calendar.
I am using another private blog for my journal as part of this system.
This system is very ubiquitus. It is on a server I control, and I can access it through a web interface, or I can use my phone and access most parts of the system.