Microsoft Outlook - 13 Productivity & Organisation Tips

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Microsoft Outlook - 13 Productivity & Organisation Tips

What’s Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, accessible as a piece of the Microsoft Office suite. Albeit often used as an email application, it likewise incorporates a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, and journal. It’s been around since MS-DOS and is found in most corporations across the country. The most recent variant of Microsoft’s well-known suite, Office ProPlus, is coming packaged with Outlook 2016.

1. Dictation: Text to Speech

Microsoft has a hidden gem with an add-in called Dictate. Designed by Microsoft’s Garage team, it has one purpose: Highly accurate speech to text.

2. Remember to Follow Up

“By flagging email messages, you can track responses to messages that you send. You can also make sure that you follow up on messages that you receive. In either case, you can include a reminder alert.” — Microsoft

As an alternative, you can flag an email you send to someone else with a ‘Recipient follow up flag’. When used, the email will be added to the recipient’s task list. I don’t recommend using recipient follow up flags. They’re not common, and come off a bit rude.

Flag an email to remind you to follow up…..

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Source : John Gruber for Better Humans.

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