The PARA Method is a system for organizing digital information. The system was created by Tiago Forte.
P.A.R.A. stands for Projects — Areas — Resources — Archives, the four top-level categories that encompass every type of information you might encounter in your work and life.
You can learn more about the concept at The PARA Method: A Universal System for Organizing Digital Information
Tiago expanded on the idea in a series of posts on the Forte Lab blog
- PARA Part 2: Operations Manual (paid)
- PARA Part 3: RandomNote – Building an Idea Generator
- PARA Part 4: Setup Guide (paid)
- PARA Part 5: The Project List Mindsweep (paid)
- PARA Part 6: Small-Batch Projects for Focus, Creativity, and Perspective (paid)
- PARA Part 7: Creating a Project Network (paid)
- PARA Part 8: Core Principles of Digital Organization (paid)
How Can I Use the Para Method?
- An easy, productivity-improving, stress-reducing information organizing system for every healthcare administrator
- PARA for Teams Written by Nat Eliason
Systemics and design principles in support of Tiago Forte’s PARA framework Requisite variety, pace layers, and panarchy in Personal Knowledge Management
The framework was created by Tiago Forte.
He also created these frameworks
- Progressive Summarization
- Second Brain