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The Digital Student: Tools for organisation

Organisational tools can help you improve your productivity as well as helping to ensure you hit your deadlines and dont't forget certain tasks or meetings.

 

 

 

 

Google Calendar

Scheduling and time management tool.

  • Easy to use
  • Apps for iphone and Android
  • If you have a gmail account etc you already have a log in
  • Can be synched and used for collaborations / RSVPs

Trello

Organisational tool / to-do list, particularly useful for larger or group projects.

  • Apps for Iphone and Android
  • Assign people to different tasks and view progress
  • Intuitive and easy to use interface
  • Great for team projects, collaboration, progress tracking and accountability
  • Integrates with Google Docs and Dropbox

 

Slack

Team collaboration and communication tool.

  • Native Apps for IOS and Android
  • Integrates with Google Docs and Dropbox
  • Searchable message archives, up to 10k of your team’s most recent messages are available / searchable
  • Voice and video calls

Access Slack

 

Todoist

Task management tool

  • Organize tasks into your to-do lis
  • Set up recurring due dates eg do something every Tuesday
  • Delegate tasks on shared projects
  • Productivity graphs will show how much progress you have made with your tasks

Access Todoist

 

Habitica

A little game to motivate you to complete your goals. Rewards / punishments when you accomplish your tasks (leveling up, new gear etc)

  • Add tasks you want to accomplish to your list
  • Play games and get rewards when you complete a task

Access Habitica

Tutorials

 

 

 

Google Calendar

 

 

 

Trello

 

 

Slack

 

 

Todoist

 

 

Habitica