Overwhelmed with paperwork? Wading through administrative tasks? or needing more time for key staff communications? As life gets more frenetic, it’s worth looking at utilising the tools to help improve workflows and productivity. In an ‘always on’ digital world, it’s time to get the technology working for you.
But with so many out there, which do you choose? The idea is to spend less time on admin – not more, so we have done the research for you. The following apps can help streamline your business operation and maximise productivity.
Evernote – keeps your notes organized. They can also be files, photos and voice memos. Great for projects, sharing information and collaboration.
Trello – is for project management.Like an online ‘to-do’ list, your Trello board is the place to organize your tasks, keep track of due dates and keep everyone in the loop on a project.
Google suite – if you use gmail you can use google suite.You get easy creation, collaboration and sharing of documents (Google Docs), spreadsheets (Google Sheets), presentations (Google Slides) and more.
Toggl – tracks time on tasks and projects. You can set up manual time entry or put a timer into any web tool making the whole process easier and providing valuable information for billing but also to track your productivity.
Slack – Slack is a communication channel designed specifically for teams. Teams create dedicated channels for projects or areas of work so that the members have all the information in one place.
Zoom – Video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars. Zoom allows participants to join a meeting from their desktop, mobile and tablet device. Easy to set up and free for up to 50 participants for a maximum of 40 minutes.
WhatsApp – send messages, images, audio or video.The app allows you to automate, and quickly respond to messages from customers. Also great for sports teams or other groups.