GTD two minute timer

I have been trying to use David Allen’s GTD (Getting Things Done) technique over the last few weeks to better manage my time at work and at home. I have used OneNote extensively and Microsoft’s FolderShare to synchronise notes between home and work. One of the things in GTD is to perform any action that needs to be done and can be completed in less than two minute immediately so as to not clutter up your brain and or task store him lots of stuff that take next to no time to complete. The theory is that tracking them takes more time than just doing it.

To help me with this I have created a small two minute timer in .Net 2. You can download it here:

Just run the exe to start the application and it will place itself in your tray.

Two minute timer in tray

Double click on the icon and the timer will start.
Two minute timer running

This is the first version and it is not very polished but it does work. I am planning on adding a few small additional features in the future like customised alarm sounds and a nicer skin.

Update: There is a newer version available here.

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