How Adapting To New Technology Can Make Your Work Easier
- Tuesday, October 08, 2013
- Gay Aida Dumaguing
There are many ways that one can adopt to today to make work easier as discussed below.
Use Automation Tools To Manage Social Sites And Personal BlogsMany of us use Facebook, twitter and personal blogs to get to friends and relatives online. Businesses too use these sites to keep clients and audience updated on day to day activities. Posting across these platforms can be time consuming, and requires a lot of effort to keep posting on the same day in day out. You can however make this work a lot easier by using automation tools to post across these platforms. All you need to do is schedule the time when the posts should be posted in the social sites and then leave it to the apps to finish up the job for you.
Managing Projects OnlineIf you have a team or workers placed across the globe to manage, you can then use project management tools to help you out. These tools come in the form of apps and software’s that each use will need to have to make project management possible. These tools can be used to hold live webinars, group chats and teleconferencing to make the work easier for people to brainstorm from their current locations.
Outsourcing Local TasksIf you have businesses and tasks you need handled fast, you can then use the online media to outsource the tasks. One can use platforms like lamexec.com or zaarly among others to assign these tasks to professionals, and have them handled in no time. Some of these tasks include picking up commodities or goods, or even deliver goods from merchant stores.
Productivity ToolsThanks to productivity tools, managers and business owners can track the time logged by employees to ascertain the amount to be paid. Tools like the time doctor and team viewer can be used to monotone an employee’s performance through logging time. Team viewer helps offer help remotely from any part of the world, thus saving time and money which would have otherwise been used for traveling.
These are also soft wares that can be used to block access to some sites such as social sites to enhance performance in companies.
Outsource Digital AssignmentsIf you have any tasks that can be handled by IT experts, writers and programmers, you can then use sites such as Elance and Odesk to outsource these jobs. There are thousands of well qualified freelancers hungry for these jobs, and can get the work handled in no time.
Share Files And Screens RemotelyWhile outsourcing work to persons on different parts of the world, you need a platform that will allow easy sharing of files and notes amongst team members. Drop box is a major file sharing platform that can be used to share these files not matter what size. Evernote can be used as a Memo platform to alert all members on developments on projects thus easing communication.
The above named tools are a few of many other ways to use technology as a way of easing workflow.