Getting organized often tops the list of New Year’s resolutions. In fact, it was the second most popular resolution, only falling behind losing weight. When you think of getting organized, what first comes to mind is your house, your desk or even more general – your life. But what about your digital life? We live in a digital era where we spend a majority of our time on our computers or mobile devices. Don’t they deserve the same attention? If working on a computer is part of your job, you know it’s easy to let things get out of control. From duplicate files to maxed out storage, it’s essential to consistently spend time organizing. Not quite there and not sure where to start? Here are a few ways to better organize your computer:
Adding keywords to the files in your Digital Asset Management (DAM) system may be the most time consuming and least enjoyable step for many, but it is the most essential. If you have hundreds or thousands of files and users can’t find them, it defeats the purpose of having a DAM in the first place. Keywords are critical for users to download exactly what they need, and to use those assets to promote your organization.
We’ve all been there. It’s a little too early in the morning for your liking, your coffee hasn’t kicked in yet, and you’re staring a bright screen, digging through endless files, folders and drives, searching for one document that you needed like yesterday. Yes, the “find” button is your go-to, yet for some reason, it isn’t turning up the item that you so desperately are looking for. Did you get the file name wrong? Is it hidden? Did you delete it unknowingly?
The holiday season is just around the corner. To some people, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but to others, it’s just the opposite. Holiday’s mean crowded malls, jam-packed schedules, spending money, and stress – lots of stress. With a little organization, it doesn’t have to be the most hectic time of year. Here are some tips and tricks to get organized for the holidays.
Organizing your workday can be a project itself. As workloads get larger and to-lists get longer, it is essential to maximize the time in your day. It’s all about prioritizing, efficiency and focus. Of course, this is easier said than done with all of the distractions that surface throughout the day. Once and a while, take a step back to see if you’re being as efficient as possible. Although we tend to steer away from change, minor adjustments in your day can significantly boost productivity. Here are some tips to get the most out of your workday: