Tech Tips

The internet doesn’t come with an instruction manual. That is why you need tech tips that you can trust. For more than 25+ years Aqueity has been helping small and medium-sized Chicago-based businesses utilize technology to help accelerate their business forward. 

These top 3 tech tips are carefully curated by Aqueity’s very own team of IT experts. Whether at work or home, these tips are designed to make your life easier. 

Tech Tip #1 Workflow Automation

Manual data entry should be a thing of the past. Automating your workflows will help save you time, money, and your sanity. Many departments such as marketing, finance, and HR have turned to automation to streamline processes, communication, and productivity. 

There are many great automation tools out there but Zapier is one of the most popular tools. To get started, try making a list of the most common applications/processes that are automation-worthy. From there, you can pick and choose which applications/processes are best supported by the automation tool of your choosing.

Tech Tip #2 Best Planning Applications

Everyone wants their team to be more productive and focused. We understand that every team works differently due to various factors but we still believe that technology can help! We want to help you and your team never miss deadlines by providing insight into our favorite planning applications. 

Released in 2016, Microsoft planner simplifies task management and to-do lists within Microsoft Teams and can be connected cross Microsoft 365 apps. Within Microsoft Planner you can assign team members tasks with due dates and varying levels of priority. Benjamin Franklin said it best, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!”.

Tech Tip #3 Reopening a Previously Closed Tab

We’ve all been there before. You just accidentally closed out all your browser tabs and instantly regretted it. The fastest and easiest way to re-open a closed tab is to Press Ctrl+Shift+T. This will open all recently closed tabs. 

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