Once in a while I have the great ‘pleasure’ of watching someone open PowerSchool’s Gradebook the old way. Depending on their tech-fluency, it can take between 3 and 10 clicks, and 10-90 seconds. To some, that is acceptable. To me, that stinks. Opening a program should not take that long.
Enter Alfred and it’s beautiful workflows!
Free-Alfred, unfortunately, does not support workflow. But for those hardcore Power Users that don’t mind a modest fee, you can assign a hot-key to open the app in less time than it takes most people to remember how to begin!
Essentially all you have to do is set up a hot key that opens an alias to the Gradebook application. That’s it! Here’s some shots of my setup: