Projects often miss their deadlines, but one way to keep projects on track is by using a task management solution. It is the electronic equivalent of a handwritten to-do list. This article discusses how task management software helps keep projects on schedule with its social network-like interfaces and increased real-time updating. It identifies the importance of usability and mobility when selecting software and examines whether data integration is required. Furthermore, it cautions against finding a tool that is all encompassing. Accompanying the article is a sidebar that discusses these task management software offerings: DO, JobTraQ, Producteev, and Q-Track.