I would disagree with that. Paper is fast for initial capture but is incredibly slow and complicated to use to manage all the various GTD lists.
Originally Posted by J.D. Iles
I think what tool to use depends a lot on your working style and how many items you have as next actions, projects and someday maybes.
I can't manage my system with paper at all, but then I usually have over 600 someday projects, some waiting for activation when weather or season is right and others more blue sky and usually about 60 active ones with several hundred next actions. There is no way I can handle that on paper if only because I can't carry around paper with my lists on it all the time, I need something small and portable and electronic if I want to be able to move with my lists.
I've tried paper, it's impossible for me to use but did make a decent emergency system during the change from one electronic system to another but all I did was put the next actions in not any of the project or someday lists. BY Weekly review I found it was causing me more problems than fixing them and I dropped it.
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