Visualising tasks

board isn’t any sort of technological or design breakthrough in visual tools — it’s not going to win a place in the Museum of Modern Art — but consider how elegantly it communicates the two critical pieces of information that anyone needs to know: when the work is supposed to be done, and whether or not it’s complete.

How Visual Systems Make It Easier to Track Knowledge Work

This is quite compelling concept and one that I’ll be actively looking to implement as I think greatly simplifies tasks management and provides quick overview of where things are at.