Sandy is an email assistant service. Hard to tell whether it actually works, since it’s in closed beta right now, but the idea seems to be well thought out. You can use ‘her’ to turn your emails into to-do lists, reminders and contact and calendaring management just by using the cc box. Worth keeping tabs on for the future, methinks.
Problem is: an email inbox is little more than a bucket for catching incoming messages. Even with a decent sorting-and-filing system in place, separating the “stuff I need to remember or act upon” from the “stuff to read or delete” can overwhelm even the best-intentioned. My job will be to help sift out the appointments, to-do’s, contact details, reminders, and web addresses so you can more easily organize them and get them done. Like a regular assistant, I add smarts to what you’re already doing. I want to make your work easier and more efficient, not give you a new “system” to learn or program to install.