Productivity is about the amount of work done by a person, and how efficiently it was done. For eons, humans have been looking for alternative ways to enhance their lives, by making machines to make life easier. Right now, it is fair to say that our lives are very dependent on technology, and on a more sophisticated level. These days, instead of waiting for newspapers to be delivered, all you have to do is read the news on your phone, or watch the news at any time over the internet.
It is very important to make sure that you understand the impact that technology has on our society. One thing that people tend to take for granted though, is how much tech makes us productive. Here are a few suggestions on how to use the tech that you already have to enhance your productivity.
Enhance your productivity using technology
Go with your files everywhere with the cloud
Most people fail to understand how the cloud works. Cloud technology allows people to access their files through any device that can access the internet. This is very important as it helps people access their files at any moment. For instance, if you visit a new town, and want to print your CV, you don’t have to call home and have someone send you the CV from your computer. If you have the file stored in the cloud, e.g. Google Drive or Dropbox, you just need to sing into your account using a smartphone, and find an office to print it.
Use your phone to read, answer and send emails
Even though communication technology has advanced a lot, with the introduction of chat apps, emails still remain to be relevant. With an email address, anyone can send you a message, and you can also so the same. However, many people exclusive use their computer to send emails. What you should know is that you can send, read, and reply to the emails using a smartphone. This will help you become productive no matter the place you are at any given moment.
Use your phone or tablet to read books
Instead of visiting the library or bookshop to get printed books, it is much better to get electronic books that you can read on your phone or tablet. This is crucial in ensuring that you have access to a lot of books without compromising physical space. Also you get to have access to lot’s books at all times.