The trouble with office email - February 17, 2011
Geoff Nairn - Financial
Times "For example, ClearContext offers a
plug-in for Microsoft Exchange that highlights important
email and automatically files unimportant email from
automated senders. In similar vein, Google recently
added a “priority intray” feature to Gmail that tries to
guess which emails are most important. "
Painlessly Organize Your Outlook Inbox, Auto-File Your
Bacn - November 30, 2010
Dave Johnson -
bnet "If your inbox is filled with an
undifferentiated pile of important, unimportant,
high-pri, and low-pri mail, then you need some help.
Here’s a tool that can help you take back control of
your inbox, automatically, without setting up lots of
rules or filters. The amazing thing? It actually works."
ClearContext Personal Makes Outlook More Productive - November 16, 2010
Simon Mackie -
WebWorkerDaily "[ClearContext Personal]
automatically files unimportant emails, like social
network notifications, newsletters, e-commerce emails,
and other automated “bacn”, into categorized groups,
taking it out of your inbox. It’s all done completely
automatically, with no need to set up complex inbox
Is e-mail dead? No way. - October 6, 2010
Laura Casey - Contra Costa Times "In fact, e-mail is only becoming
more important for working professionals, says Deva
Hazarika of ClearContext of San Francisco, a software
company that helps people organize all the information
that flows through e-mail."
ClearContext 5 - AWESOME GOODNESS! - January 5, 2010
Rich Denis - .NET Geek "If you have a lot of email in your life, or if you just want to be more organized, Clear Context 5 is a must have for Outlook. With the new Undo File, Multi-mail file support, one-click filing, this version of Clear Context is the ‘bee’s knees’"
Product Spotlight: Clear Context organizer for Outlook - October 13, 2009
Derek Schauland - Tech Republic "Anyone in your organization who manages a lot of messages will find that Clear Context can be a great help in organizing their information and helping them work more effectively with Outlook. It has certainly been a great help in my inbox."
ClearContext Pro Evaluation - August 12, 2009 Calmly Productive "'After spending a week with ClearContext, I can honestly say that I am quite impressed. ... the number of new messages sitting in my inbox that have arrived since installing ClearContext is……drum roll…..ZERO."
Inbox Zero... - February 22, 2009
newsvine.com/ "I use an application called ClearContext to manage my Inbox Zero Strategy. It provides 3 very valuable tools that free you from that pile of emails. "
We're Drowning in E-mail - August 1, 2008
Michael Doan -
Kiplinger "IORG's director, Nathan Zeldes, an Intel
engineer, says software from ClearContext sorts email
into different categories of messages -- urgent, less
urgent and so on."
You've got too much e-mail -
July 31, 2008
Leslie Brenner -
L.A. Times "According to Vice President Deva Hazarika
(who is also chief executive of ClearContext Corp., a
software development corporation), [IORG] formed when a number of researchers, academics and software developers came together to discuss the challenges they were seeing in corporations.
Yahoo's new Zimbra Desktop puts all your e-mail in order -
July 24, 2008
Jon Swartz -
USA Today "Zimbra is the latest entrant in a field of e-mail programs — which include Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird — and a small group of e-mail-organizing services — such as ClearContext and Xobni. Zimbra is different because it combines both services while the user is off-line."
Information on information overload -
July 11, 2008
Jon Swartz -
USA Today "'The biggest impact, by far, is on business e-mail users,' says Deva Hazarika, vice president of IORG and CEO of ClearContext, a maker of organizing software for Microsoft Outlook."
Thompson on How Email Bots Can Deal With Your
Overstuffed Inbox -
June 23, 2008
Clive Thompson -
Wired "It also endows you with superpowered
sorting. If a work-related thread goes off the rails —
like when colleagues hijack a project discussion to
argue about Lost — you can zap it. From that point on,
new messages in the thread are filtered out and deleted
When Outlook Gets Personal,
It Get Clear Context -
May 19, 2008
Om Malik - GigaOm "One really good reason to download
this app: it automatically sort emails from a wide
variety of applications and websites into nice little
folders. You can quickly see how many Facebook messages
or Evite invitations you got."
ClearContext tames Outlook -
May 19, 2008
Rafe Needleman -
Webware "On Monday, ClearContext, which has
had a paid, enterprise-level e-mail organizer for a
while now, is releasing ClearContext Personal, a free,
de-featured version of the product"
Struggling to Evade the E-Mail Tsunami -
April 20, 2008
Randall Stross -
New York Times "When Mr. Arrington wrote a post about the persistent problem of e-mail overload and the opportunity for an entrepreneur to devise a solution, almost 200 comments were posted within two days. Some start-up companies were mentioned favorably, like ClearContext (sorts Outlook inbox messages by imputed importance)..."
Ways to make your software do more -
February 26, 2008
Chris Null -
PCWorld "Information Management System offers tools that are useful for organizing your Outlook data, starting with a dashboard that provides a consolidated look at your tasks and calendar items."
Become an E-Mail Ninja -
January 13, 2008
Sadia Latifi -
New York Magazine "Hire a virtual butler. Add-on applications like ClearContext act like gatekeepers, automatically rearranging messages in order of importance."
ClearContext IMS Helps You Work Smarter with Outlook -
December 9, 2007
James E. Powell -
The Office Letter "The new Dashboard feature puts all messages, appointments, notices, and tasks on a
single screen -- right at your fingertips. It's similar to the To-Do
bar Microsoft introduced in Outlook 2007, except that it's more
attractive, easier to read, and lets you display all items or just
those you want to see using a topic and/or category filter."
The Value of ClearContext -
November 27, 2007
Craig Kennedy -
Coaching "What ClearContext has provided is much needed "context". When I move into the dashboard and begin quickly clicking through my projects, I inevitably find a number of small actionable tasks that I'm all too willing to tackle because I can now see clearly "why" I wanted to do it. By seeing that clear link from task to project, my motivation remains high and I'm getting much more done."
Email's Friendly Fire -
November 27, 2007
Rebecca Buckman -
Wall Street Journal "ClearContext... uses algorithms to quickly analyze a user's email to determine which contacts and messages are the most important."
Email Overload -
November 27, 2007 Gui Cremerius "Who doesn’t suffer from email overload these days? Even my 75 year old mother sometimes claims she’s getting too much email!"
Management System Pro 4.0 -
November 11, 2007
Heinz Tschabitscher -
email.about.com "Version 4 adds a helpful Dashboard that collects emails, tasks and appointments on a project basis.
Also new are ClearContext alerts for messages from certain people or in a particular thread — as well as a handy Do Not Disturb button that turns off Outlook's email notifications for a while."
ClearContext - Helping you with email overload - November 5, 2007
Chris Morrison -
VentureBeat "So ClearContext helps give some structure to the user’s day. It allows new email notifications to be selectively turned on or off, giving the user breathing room to work on the actual projects related to their email communications. At other times, users are encouraged to go through and deal with their prioritized emails."
ClearContext IMS Released to Help Users Gain Control of Their Inbox
and Save Hours - November 5, 2007 ClearContext "ClearContext Corporation
today announced the release of Information Management System (IMS)
v4, the first application to create a project-based view of the
existing information within Microsoft Outlook and automate the
management and filing of incoming email by prioritizing contacts and
organizing information. ClearContext also unveiled a best practice
methodology for email management developed based on feedback from
thousands of customers."
ClearContext.com as and Outlook Add-in - May 25, 2007 Scott Cate "...I started looking around for outlook add-in's that compliment the GTD method. A bunch of my online companions pointed me to www.ClearContext.com. They have a free version, which I'm using, and I have to say .... I LOVE IT."
ClearContext and GTD - April 16, 2007
Ali Alpay - Young Turk's Ramble "Unsubscribing from threads is a welcome addition to the basics from NetCentrics. This allows you to remove yourself from a thread: basically, ClearContext files all future replies with the same subject to a folder akin to junk mail. In an email heavy culture like Microsoft, this button alone pays for the software some days."
ClearContext IMS Professional: Orde in de Mailbox - March 27, 2007
Jamie Biesemans - ZDNet "Kampt u ook met een uitpuilende brievenbus die u meer stress dan informatie bezorgt? Misschien kan een beetje meer structuur u dan wel helpen. Het zou mooi zijn als de belangrijkste mails prominent verschijnen, terwijl minder relevante berichtjes naar de achtergrond worden gedrongen. Dat is exact wat ClearContext IMS belooft te doen - en meer."
ClearContext - Control your Inbox! - February 21, 2007
Jason Alexander - Jason Alexander's Blog "One thing that helps me get through this each day without going absolutely mad is ClearContext's IMS Product. I've converted a few people at work already, but I have to shout it from the mountains because it's a great, great product. Check out the top three favorite features of mine... "
A developer's perspective on Outlook 2007 - January 26, 2007
David Gewirtz - Outlook Power Magazine "As we move forward into integrating Outlook 2007 into our lives, we'll be exploring the new software from a wide variety of perspectives. In this interesting interview, we've had the opportunity to talk with Deva Hazarika, founder and CEO of ClearContext Corporation, a maker of a popular email organization add-on to Outlook."
It's time to fight back against 'informania' - January 23, 2007
Todd Bishop - Seattle Post-Intelligencer "'A lot of the solution is contingent upon people giving thought to how much time their e-mail requires of others,' said workshop participant Deva Hazarika, chief executive of ClearContext Corp., a San Francisco company that sells Microsoft Outlook add-ins for organizing and taking action on e-mail."
ClearContext Wins Again - December 2, 2006
Tim Weaver - Code Verity "I don't want to have to think about where/or how to file things. I just want it to happen. Clear Context does that for me."
Review: ClearContext IMS Pro - December 1, 2006
Mike Gunderloy - The Daily Grind "One nice touch is the ability to designate a set of Exchange Server public folders or a set of SharePoint discussion lists as a secondary message store, and then to use ClearContext's features to file messages into that store as well as into the primary store. This opens the possibility of using ClearContext as a lightweight collaborative tool as well as a personal productivity tool."
ClearContext 3: Well Worth It! - December 1, 2006
Ken Robertson - Ken.Robertson.Blog "I've been using 3.0 for about a month now and absolutely love it! Before Vista RTM'd, I was using their beta version with Office 2007 B2TR. I was impressed with the beta, and I'm even more impressed with the final version..."
How to Increase your Productivity Within Outlook - November 9, 2006
Joel P. Bruckenstein - Morningstar Advisor "In essence, IMS Pro uses artificial intelligence to act as a personal assistant for your e-mail. It saves time for users by automatically identifying which messages need immediate attention and which ones can be addressed at a later time; but it does much more."
ClearContext in Context - November 17, 2006
Scot Herrick - Pimp Your Work "...ClearContext automatically figured out who all of my most important contacts were and there they were, right at the top of my e-mail box."
ClearContext Introduces Automated Personal Assistant - Novmember 6, 2006 "IMS Pro is an automated personal email assistant fully supporting Microsoft Outlook 2007 and prior versions, extending email management capabilities to integrated task and schedule management including sharing into Exchange and SharePoint."
ClearContext 3.0 - October 20, 2006
Garth Kidd - Deadly Bloody Serious "Important items float to the top of my inbox as if by magic, and I can assign labels and file them without dragging and dropping."
My GTD Odyssey - Part 2 - October 13, 2006
Dwayne Melancon - Genuine Curiosity "The ability to deal efficiently with threads and topics is a big differentiator between ClearContext and other tools I've used."
Getting Things Done Software Systems - August 14, 2006
Jason Clarke- Download Squad "...let me say that if you ever struggle with keeping up with your email and you are an Outlook user, it is definitely worth your while to investigate ClearContext further. The prioritization engine and inbox views are pure gold."
Review: ClearContext IMS Pro - June 28, 2006
Mike Gunderloy - Larkware News "...an excellent add-in for Microsoft Outlook that seamlessly integrates with the stock user interface to provide tools to make it possible to more efficiently manage a large volume of e-mail..."
Think Clearly - June 27, 2006
Gary Price - Total Gaming "It can be as powerful as you want, or need, it to be, keeping you in control at all times."
This product has changed my life - May 26, 2006
Rich Denis "This product is amazing. It has changed the way that I deal with my day to day information overload."
Cuts Right Through the Email Glut! - May 5, 2006
Bernard Foster "This is the first week a long time where I am ending the week with only 30 emails in my inbox...last weekend (prior to having ClearContext) I had 490!!!"
ClearContext Launches Two New Products to Manage Email Overload - March 22, 2006 "ClearContext Information Management System Pro and free Inbox Manager Personal Edition help Microsoft Outlook users efficiently cope with increasing volumes of email by utilizing automated email prioritization, organization, and email-driven workflow capabilities."
Outlook Plug-In Follow Up - January 4, 2006
Rex Winn, Jr. - Code Frog System Architects In a nutshell ClearContext totally met my need for a mail management tool in a lot of ways I never expected. It really changed the way I think about email and email management."
ClearContext 2.0 Beta is now public - December 29, 2005
Marc Orchant - theofficeweblog "The new version is a powerful platform for productivity, especially when combined with the ClearContext ActiveWords Agent."
ClearContext v2 Beta - December 29, 2005 Omar Shahine - Microsoft Hotmail "I think [the Defer feature] alone is worth the upgrade. It works well, and helps me manage my inbox."
Don't Become a Slave to Email - July 16, 2005
Brad Meador - Outlook Power Magazine "It's easy to complain about your email problem, but it's much harder to do something about it. If you don't get yourself a strategy for dealing with email, you're not being fair to yourself, your customers, or your co-workers."
High-stakes start-ups - June 13, 2005
Alorie Gilbert - CNET News.com "ClearContext, which makes a program that helps Microsoft Outlook users sort and organize their e-mail in-boxes, has certainly taken an unusual approach to venture financing."
This is Your Brain on E-Mail - May 27, 2005
Libe Goad - PC Magazine "Another recent e-mail usage survey by the ClearContext Corp. found similar results: A majority of respondents spend one to two hours per day on e-mail, and a majority of them check e-mail on a mobile device."
Review: ClearContext - April 27, 2005
William Batholomew - William.Blog() "I think [topic filing] alone makes ClearContext worth the asking price."
Shoebox or File Cabinet - October 30, 2004
Ed Bott, Author, Special Edition Using Microsoft Office 2003 "How does it work? Well, let's just say that yesterday, my inbox was overflowing with 4500 messages. Today, it contains 29 messages, all of them related to a project I'm working on now."
ClearContext Inbox Manager for Microsoft Outlook 1.0.1 - October 2004
Heinz Tschabitscher, About.com's Guide to Email "ClearContext Inbox Manager plugs into Outlook seamlessly, turning your Inbox in a cleaner, leaner, organized and better place without much intervention."
ClearContext Inbox Manager: Outlook Email Manager - October 2004
SnapFiles.com Review "It uses many of the natively supported Outlook features (rules, views, folders etc.) and combines them into an easy-to-use email management system that requires very little training, and transparently integrates with Outlook, without the need for additional interfaces or applications."