In today’s busy world, we all know how helpful it is to have the proper tools at our disposal makes all the difference. Having a journal to make all your notes in is not only ideal, but it is required for appropriate documentation. Historically, a pen and paper are used when logging data into a journal. However, with the advancement of technology that practice is becoming a thing of the past.
The downfall to a traditional approach today is that many people are not as attached to a paper journal. In the same way, we are more connected to a phone or a computer. In many cases, most people will not leave their phone lying around, not to say that this doesn’t happen, but it is less likely. Your phone is also more secure, most of us have a pass code of some kind just to open our phones. Then you have pass codes for all other accounts that you have on your phone. The point is you have many levels of protection on your phone. Conversely, a journal can not only be stolen easily, but it can also be copied. A roommate can look in your journal and work on our idea as their own in their journal.
Paper journals can be forgotten when you go out or even left at home. And if you have it at home when you’re out and inspirations strikes, you’re not going to be able to accurately document your thoughts. If you have a digital journal you are never without your journal and able to accurately record your thoughts. A digital journal will be secure and confidential giving you the best chances of being granted a patent.