For most of us, a new year ushers in new goals, and often also new methods to attain them. Whatever you’ve decided to focus on in 2020, and whichever way you’ve decided to work, it goes without saying that you’ll need to get productive to turn those dreams into reality.

These five productivity apps are your perfect companions on the road to reach your goals, no matter what they are.

1. Toggl

If you’re a freelancer, you know just how tedious it can be to keep track of the exact time spent on specific tasks. No more – Toggl makes time tracking trouble-free, and the app allows for easy syncing between its mobile and desktop versions.

With Toggl, users can easily audit and report logged data after they’ve used the app to start, stop and log the time spent on particular tasks. Data can also be imported in CSV and PDF formats. If keeping track of how you spend your time is a goal this year, Toggl is the perfect productivity tool. Download it on iOS and Android.

2. Microsoft OneDrive

Efficient collaboration is the key to productivity in the office. Cloud storage services allow the entire team to have access to important files, without having to navigate the intricacies of traditional network storage.

OneDrive forms a part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite and allocates a full terabyte of storage to each user. Teams can seamlessly collaborate on specific documents in real-time, and this app also provides controlled access, making it a breeze to share documents with colleagues, customers or partners.

3. 1Password

Keeping track of the passwords of all the many personal and business accounts you have is a daunting task, and we very often spend valuable time trying to figure out or find a password we can’t remember. That time can be spent much better, which is why a password storage app like 1Password is indispensable this year.

Aside from keeping your passwords safe, 1Password stores all kinds of important information, like bank account and credit card info, logins to apps and websites, passports and licenses, among others. End-to-end encryption and encryption keys that remain on your phone ensure sensitive information stays secure. It is free to download on Android and iOS devices.

4. Yammer

When internal communications are lacking, it’s almost impossible to ensure the job gets done right the first time. An enterprise social network at its core, Yammer helps businesses to communicate better using a range of tools, including integrated video with Microsoft Stream, and video calling with Skype for Business.

Yammer is included in the Microsoft Office 365 suite, and users can easily access files and data from any of the other programmes and apps that are a part of Office 365. Directly edit content in the Yammer app using Office for the web, and save even more time!

5. Ayoa

How many ideas will be conjured in 2020? With Ayoa, you’ll be able to document the entire journey of any new ideas or tasks, from their conception to their implementation. The app’s Mind Map feature helps you with initial brainstorming, with the branches of the mind map eventually turning into tasks that can be accessed via Ayoa’s planning features – these also include the ability to set reminders and deadlines to help prioritise your workload.

Task assignment, sharing and chat make this app just as useful to organisations and businesses as it is to individuals. Ayoa can be downloaded to iOS and Android devices.

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