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Articles tagged with workflow

November 3, 2016

A User's Journey into DEVONthink: Student Academic Workflow

In the next two blog posts I will cover how DEVONthink Pro Office (DTPO) has refined and enhanced my academic workflow, and more specifically how it has simplified storage, retrieval, manipulation and interpretation of the data associated with it. (more)

October 20, 2016

New Series: A User's Journey Into DEVONthink

I first came across DEVONthink whilst working through one of the periodic urges I get to review and make changes to my digital organisation habits, Again I had become disillusioned with the futile search for 'one app to rule them all'. I was a longtime user of Evernote, however I'd never been quite satisfied with its storage of files within notes (I'm unable to explain this rationally), and the recent move to limit the usage of free account holders hampered my workflow, which is part personal, part work and across several devices. (more)

January 19, 2016

DEVONthink and DEVONagent in the Blogs and Podcasts

It's time again to share three great mentioning of our products. Writer and blogger Ben Elijah shares his experiences with productivity tools and habits and says about DEVONthink:

DEVONthink is, in my ways, the epitome of the ideal info dump. You can drag pretty much any kind of file into the app and it will make sense of it. […] DEVONthink's secret weapon: the "See Also & Classify" function. When you select an item in your DEVONthink database and enable See Also & Classify, you will see a dossier of items which relate to whatever you've selected. This can include any file type. It's a game-changer. (more)

October 16, 2015

Mini Series on DEVONthink

Blogger Lee Garrett of myproductivemac.com has started a mini series on DEVONthink:

My workflows will all centre around DEVONthink Pro Office as that is the product I use day to day. […] So that tells you what I use DEVONthink Pro Office for and why I recommend it so highly. The next few posts will look in more detail as to how I have it configured, how I import data on both OS X and iOS, how I invoke searches, tagging, backing up databases. (more)

March 25, 2015

I Am a Squirrel

Power knowledge worker Daniel Wessel calls himself “a squirrel”. He uses DEVONthink Pro Office to collect and organize everything from web pages to analog post cards. On his excellent web site Organizing Creativity popup: true Dan talks also about how he uses our flagship application: … (more)

March 20, 2015

Researcher Uses Zotero and DEVONthink Together

DEVONthink Pro user Herbert C. Hallas popup: true also uses Zotero popup: true for historical research.

Zotero is a marvelous tool to use for capturing, managing and citing sources but once the notes and sources are in a Zotero library collection, moving them around inside it is a very clunky process. It can be done, but not easily. In order to organize my notes with ease and print the information out, I move copies of the notes from Zotero into DEVONthink Pro and do my sorting, organizing and printing there.” … (more)

May 16, 2014

New Academic Templates

DEVONthink Pro Office power user Luc Beaulieu popup: true has created a few standard templates for some key academic activities: Research grants, research contracts, general research projects, new students, new manuscripts, and conferences. And this is how Luc's workflow looks like: … (more)

September 4, 2013

Build Group Hierarchies with Templates

One of the most common ways we organize our data is with folders and subfolders (groups and subgroups in DEVONthink). Maybe you are someone that tracks your receipts on a monthly basis. Perhaps you are a teacher that organizes student data in a series of subfolders. Or you may be a real estate agent that creates a folder for each new property you're working with and you like to have subfolder for pictures, documents, etc. If you ever find yourself reconstructing group hierarchies in DEVONthink, here's a handy way to create a template that will do most of the work for you. (more)