What are some alternatives?
When comparing Vikunja and Org mode, you can also consider the following products
Todoist - Todoist is a to-do list that helps you get organized, at work and in life.
Wekan - The open-source Trello-like kanban (built with Meteor)
Remember The Milk - Remember The Milk is a task and time management application for mobile devices.
WorkFlowy - WorkFlowy is an organizational tool that makes life easier. It's a surprisingly powerful way to take notes, make lists, collaborate, brainstorm, plan and generally organize your brain.
Google Tasks - to-do list app that integrates with Gmail and Google Calendar
Trello - Infinitely flexible. Incredibly easy to use. Great mobile apps. It's free. Trello keeps track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details.