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Sams Teach Yourself Basecamp in 10 Minutes by Patrice-Anne Rutledge

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Lesson 6. Entering and Tracking To-Dos

In this lesson, you learn how to enter and track project to-do lists and to-do items in Basecamp.

Understanding To-Do Lists

In addition to creating realistic and achievable milestones, you need to define clear and specific to-dos for your project to succeed.

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To-Do

A to-do is the Basecamp term for work to be performed. In other project management systems, this is often called a task. Basecamp to-do lists are similar to summary tasks, which include multiple related subtasks, referred to as to-do items in Basecamp.

Before you start entering to-dos in Basecamp, you should create a draft of your master to-do list somewhere you can easily edit its content. The Basecamp writeboard is a great place ...

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