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3 New Productivity Tools That Can Automate Your Workday These productivity tools can help you stop wasting time on tedious tasks.

By Chyelle Dvorak

This story appears in the January 2021 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

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Tech used to save us time. Then along came a barrage of email, multiple calendars to manage, spreadsheets to fill — and soon our time-saving tech began taking too much time to manage.

That's why you're starting to hear a lot of this word: automation. Popular workplace tools like Trello, Airtable, and Boomerang are adding automation features to their platforms, which promise to save their users time by eliminating mundane, repetitive tasks.

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