Jul 21, 2023
2 min read
Many a tool have come and gone, but Notion remains unparalleled as an all-in-one place for information.
Not just one of many but the tool you need
As the CEO of Flying Bisons, a digital consulting agency of almost 100 people operating in the digital world, I use many online tools on a daily basis. The indispensable ones are Figma, Hubspot, ChatGPT4 (which we talked more about in our article "Hallucinations of ChatGPT-4: Even the most powerful tool has a weakness"), and Google Suite (especially Docs and Spreadsheets).
In the realm of my work, there’s one tool that stands out as the irreplaceable glue that holds everything together: Notion. This remarkable platform has been making waves, captivating entrepreneurs, freelancers, and individuals worldwide – including myself, both on a personal and professional level.
In the 21st century, information reigns as the new currency and plays a pivotal role in the success of companies worldwide. Just look at the remarkable ascent of Google – conquering the world by organising vast amounts of data and becoming a technology giant in the process.
In my opinion, no tool compares to Notion when organising internal information resources. At Flying Bisons, we effortlessly transformed our company’s knowledge and expertise into an easily accessible hub for our entire team in Notion.
From a simple notepad to a comprehensive workspace
For those just starting their journey with Notion, it can serve as a simple notepad. But it’s also an absolute game-changer when it comes to productivity tools.
For companies like Flying Bisons, Notion is an indispensable ally. With a myriad of functionalities, it encompasses everything – from capturing the company's onboarding guide to team collaboration, managing project documentation, and even social media planning.
Notion’s versatility knows no bounds. Its freely configurable nature enables seamless customisation, while its extensive formats (e.g. note, board, timeline, calendar, list, gallery) and features (wikis, notes, databases) ensure effortless management of diverse content in any context. Its own AI module can help you manage content, so you can shorten or summarise texts with just one click.
Central information hub
One of the remarkable advantages Notion brings to the table is its ability to serve as a centralised repository for all vital information. Even when you use external tools, you can link them in Notion, ensuring a comprehensive overview of all relevant documents and data. With internal document previews, teams can effortlessly access and review content without additional applications.
At Flying Bisons, Notion is where we keep our company’s vision, mission, and values, project documentation, meeting statuses, processes and procedures, a list of all our employees, contacts to our partners, a schedule of social media posts, content for our website and even project management (apart from development for which we use Jira).
Driving efficiency and empowerment
Notion’s structured approach to information management unlocks efficiency and empowers businesses like Flying Bisons to thrive. By leveraging Notion’s capabilities, teams can access, collaborate, and structure information to align with their workflow and objectives. This level of organisation promotes transparency, eliminates redundancy, and fosters a cohesive work environment. With Notion, the team at Flying Bisons experiences enhanced productivity and a comfortable working experience where they can focus on what truly matters: delivering exceptional results.
Notion empowers us to craft and organise information effortlessly, helping our collaboration and productivity soar. As a result, we can comfortably dive into our work each day, armed with a tool that resonates with us and consistently delivers its invaluable benefits.