Programs To Help Boost Productivity

Programs To Help Boost Productivity

Staying productive and organized in your work life doesn’t always have to involve extensive softwares on your laptop. Both iOS and Androids have some of the best applications to help keep your organized and productive, all the time. See here for a couple of our favorites.

Word, Excel & Powerpoint

All three are vital parts of work life from presentations, reports and data analysis and unfortunately, you can’t always get to your laptop. Designed to provide maximum file compatibility with their desktop versions while modifying the interface for touchscreen devices, each of the three apps allows users to view and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations respectively. Cloud support for services such as OneDrive, Drive and Dropbox make for easy sharing and collaboration. While the free tier is okay for basic viewing and editing, you’ll get the most out of the apps with an Office 365 subscription.


If bulletin boards are your thing.. Trello will blow your mind. Trello is a highly customizable digital bulletin board that you can use to set up anything from to do lists, tasks, notes and more. Users create “lists”, which are dynamic containers that can be filled with “cards.” These can be anything from tasks, notes, ideas, pictures and more, that users can then drag and drop up and down the line, or move to other lists. All of this can be shared with other users, with provisions for creating new cards, adding comments, and assigning tasks.


If you’re team is too large for a group chat, Slack is a great alternative. Slack takes conventional instant messaging a step further to make a more useful group messaging and coordination tool. Slack covers your IM basics with real-time messaging synced across devices. It also supports file sharing, direct and group messaging tools. In addition, the app features a system of chat channels, allowing you to quickly set up subgroups for task or topic-oriented discussions. Need to make yourself a note? Slack allows you to start a chat with yourself, just in case you need to set up some self-reminders.


Dropbox.. the bane of some existence, but without a doubt one of the most useful tools a business can utilize. Dropbox is an online storage lockers for all things images, documents, presentations and anything else you would need to save to the cloud. Even better, you can add more people onto your account and completely customize which parts of your dropbox they see. Privacy and convenience make this one of the most important apps you can utilize while running a business.

We hope after reading this that you have some insight on some new, or even existing, programs that can help run your office or business more effectively and more than anything, more productively.