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Using Technology to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

Technology can be a great asset that's underutilized in the workplace. There are a numerous amount of ways that technology can be used to improve workplace productivity. This technology helps businesses create an open environment for easy collaboration in the workplace and helps break down communication barriers in the office.

Here are a few ways technology can help improve productivity in the workplace:

Google Drive – If you’re working on a document, presentation, spreadsheet, form, drawing, or script with coworkers and would like to make changes in real time with easy collaboration, Google Docs is your answer! This tool allows your team to easily create and collaborate on all these things. To learn more about Google Drive visit their website at google.com/drive/.

Evernote – Evernote is a great tool that can be used to help workers to increase productivity in the workplace. There’s a free version and a business version of Evernote. The business version comes with more features and storage. It allows your team to “make ideas, research, and expertise of your team easily discoverable, creating an open, productive and smarter workplace”. Learn more about the features of Evernote by visiting their website at evernote.com/business.

Google Calender – This is a great free tool to use to help your company sync up a workers schedules in one easy to use Calendar. Changes made to the calendar will show up on everyone’s calendar. Learn more about Google Calendars by visiting their website at google.com/calendar/.
These are just a few examples of the types of technology that can be used in a business environment. This software allows for greater productivity in the office and helps workers work at their greatest capabilities. If you’re an office manager these types of software will help create a workforce that will be engaged, productive, and loyal to the company. Feeling valued at work is the key to employee loyalty that leads to greater productivity.

About Author :- 
Lindsy Mace is an ex-Googler, currently working as a blogger for Mashable. In her free time she enjoys writing articles to provide readers with tips on productivity. When writing this article she gathered resources from Solutions Office Interiors.

1 comment :

  1. I would have to agree with your tools. :)
    Google docs is a huge help especially because we work from home. :) It's easier for us to collaborate with the team. I've also been using Evernote for work and for personal use. The one thing that I would like to add on the list is a time tracking software. Time Doctor helps us boost our productivity by motivating us to work better and harder.