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task management

[′task ‚man·ij·mənt]
(computer science)
The functions, assumed by the operating system, of switching the processor among tasks, scheduling, sending messages or timing signals between tasks, and creating or removing tasks.

task management

(1) The part of the operating system that controls the running of one or more programs (tasks) within the computer at the same time. See task manager.

(2) Managing personal and office tasks using a to-do list (task list). This function has been built into or added onto email programs, Web browsers and other applications and has had a renaissance with the smartphone.
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