Not just due to the global pandemic, but a lot of noise is occurring in our daily lives. Noise in the media, noise in the news, noise at home and noise online — the world feels a difficult place to navigate in consumption and productivity.
For years, tools like list management have ruled the roost — Todoist, TickTick and Things 3 have all presented the perfect hubs for collecting and compiling, but in 2021, the focus will be on… focus — and we could well move away from what matters.
The last year has given rise to a new type of note-taking application, the bi-directional note-linking application — a better way to connect notes together.
But note-linking isn’t the only innovation in the note-taking space, it also include wiki portals, idea connection wizards and even task scores — all embedded in note-taking applications of the future.
🪴 Note: these are all new and growing in the space!
Turn the clocks back to September 2018, and Slack had just purchased the likes of Astro — a modern email tool with built-in smart assistant —then zoom forward to mid-2020 and Slack introduces “Connect” to help businesses and organizations communicate without email.
The productivity app market is crazy at times and one aspect of that big market is note-taking applications. There’s so many to choose from but when you find the right one for you, the results can be marvellous.
We’ve shortlisted a few personal recommendations that I think you’ll take benefit from and we’ve categorised them down to four types.
Connected note-takers are more modern in concept, but most popular at the moment. They simply help you to connect one note to another. …
Woven has just announced they are discontinuing. On the 28th May 2021, they plan to stop all services and all new sign-ups have been paused immediately.
According to their site, they’ll be joining another service/company — but are yet to release more details on that announcement.
This is some of my thoughts for those curious what I think.
I had no idea this was happening, we had them as a sponsorship on Keep Productive, literally the month before.
So I wanted to extend sorry to everyone who may have signed up and prepared themselves for the Woven experience, to then…
This is my personal recommendation list when it comes to task management applications that I think will help you to pick the best one for you.
The to-do list application space continues to grow into 2021 and these are the best all-rounders to help you manage your tasks and projects for the day.
📝 All these are not listed in order of quality — just in a numbered list.
After the success of my recent post about hot productivity applications here on Medium, I thought I’d follow-up with some additional recommendations that are impressing me right now.
🎯 Missed the last 5 apps, here we are…
With the emergence of more tools, we saw a wild rush to add features and a focus on becoming the “all-in-one” project management application.
Views have become the go-to metric for project management software. The more views, the better experience for teams.
Kinopio hasn’t been on the market long and its odd logo and name make it standout as a wild option amongst other productivity tools. However, Kinopio is a tool that has me thinking and eager for more.
Essentially it is a canvas for organizing your thoughts and ideas.
👨🏻💻 Host of Keep Productive — talking about the future of productivity software here on Medium 👋🏻