One article worth to mention is coming from J.D. Roth noted down his steps on implementating GTD methods. It is a great overview on how to applying the system for one’s use. If you are going to read some summary before buying the book, this should be the summary you want to read:
… Our lives, says Allen, are filled with Stuff. Too much Stuff. We think about this Stuff, we worry about this Stuff, we never get all the Stuff done that we need to do.
His solution is simple: collect all the Stuff in a Collection Bucket. When all the Stuff is in one place, process the top item in the Bucket. When the first item has been processed, move on to the second. Process everything in order until there’s nothing left in the Collection Bucket.
How are items processed? Whenever one takes an item from the Collection Bucket, one asks: “Is this actionable?” In other words, “Is this something that I need to take care of?” …
Getting Things Done – [foldedspace.org]