The DEVONtechnologies Blog

Articles tagged with workflow

November 10, 2020

How to Organize with Smart Rules

Groups of web clippings

One of the powerful new features in DEVONthink is smart rules. An extension of smart groups, they allow you to act on the matched item when certain events happen. Since capturing web content to DEVONthink is a common task, here’s an example to show how to use smart rules to dynamically organize web clippings. (more)

April 30, 2020

Rose’s DEVONthink Setup

We love Rosemary Orchard and Scott Jackson’s productivity podcast Nested Folders. In the second episode that we’ve sponsored, Scotty interviews Rose and explores her setup, architecture, and usage of DEVONthink to organize her projects, studies, reference material, version control, and life. (more)

April 2, 2020

Scotty's DEVONthink Setup

We love Rosemary Orchard and Scott Jackson’s productivity podcast Nested Folders. And so we sponsored two bonus episodes. The first one just went live with Rose interviewing Scotty and exploring how he approached the product, set up the first databases, and now uses it to organize his files, reference material, and life. (more)

March 24, 2020

Using Our Tools in the Pandemic

COVID-19 is everywhere, in the news, blogs, podcasts, but also quite literally. We’re all giving our best to adjust our lives to the new rules that will impact our societies for quite some time. We don’t want to give you yet another list of tips for how to work from home. Instead, we asked our user community how they use our products to cope with the current situation. (more)

January 14, 2020

Actions vs. Reference

In episode 12 of their excellent podcast Nested Folders Rosemary Orchard and Scott Jackson talk about the difference between and management of actions and tasks, and reference material. Rose explains how she uses DEVONthink for managing her collection. (more)

July 26, 2018

Our Software in Blogs and Podcasts

In the last few weeks our software was mentioned in blogs and podcasts a few times. Whether you’re reading German, are a lawyer, or you’re just interested in all things iOS you might find these interesting: … (more)

October 2, 2017

Quitting Evernote for DEVONthink

Information worker Yann Rousse switched from Evernote to DEVONthink. He described how he managed the transition in detail in an excellent blog post on Medium:

Moving to DEVONthink from Evernote is not a trivial change. The new tools available to handle my Information and Knowledge activities are quite different and in many ways, far more powerful. The learning curve has started for me but I feel DEVONthink is not only excellent but most importantly the proper fit for me. I’m just beginning to perceive how I can now extend my use of such tool as most barriers I had with Evernote have been lifted now. (more)