Make the most out of what technology has to offer and make your life easier at the same time. Get the use of the apps that can keep your organized, productive when on the go, and make spare time for this tasks that never reach the top of the priority list!
Running a business and trying to keep up with everything going on around you in this hectic age is hard work. With technology advancing quickly in every direction there is help at hand for everyone. The number of apps available for smartphones is astonishing so it’s not surprise really that there are apps to assist you with project management. You can get the tools you need on your mobile for vital functions such as collaboration, sharing and most importantly, communication. It can be difficult to say the least to sift through those hundreds of thousands of apps to find the ones you need, which is why you can explore the best 10 available for the iPhone…
FileMagnet is just a few pounds and allows you to transfer documents from your PC or Mac wireless. Open the app on your PC and on your phone so the two can connect and you will be able to view those important files on your phone for a bit of home reading or catching up on the move.
Another organization app to look out for is Box.Net. This one has the added benefit of being free and acts as cloud storage so you can store your files from your PC or Mac online. This means you can access documents, and share them, right from your phone. Best of all, if you save the document, you can even edit it as well.
For approx. £6 you can get SmartTime 4. This is an app focused on organization and will help you view your tasks easily and clearly so you can priorities and re-priorities as you need. Keep track of tasks, events and appointments all in one go. You can really benefit from reminders and can even communicate with your project team via email. Get the best out of your connections for email services and see what you can get at High Speed Internet online.
The Cisco Webex Meeting Center is great for a number of reasons, but first of all, it’s free. You can implement conference calls at the drop of a hat right from your phone. You can choose the host and invite attendees with a couple of taps. To make sure the user experience as easy as being in the office; you can also share documents!
Groups: SMS, Mail & Manage Contacts is about £3 on the market and this app does what it says on the tin. The app allows you to manage numerous contacts and groups at the same time. You can send mass emails to your team as a whole, groups, or individuals.
The OutPost 2 for Basecamp app and is a bit pricey at approx. £15, but is great for Basecamp users. This app allows you to access your account, or multiple accounts, from your phone. You can access and use similar features that you can online such as those all-important to-do lists.
SimpleMindeXpress is free! This is an awesome mind-map application that allows you to easily keep note of, rearrange and share ideas. You can drag them around at your leisure and see what works best. This could make a big difference to your ‘on the move’ antics.
1Password is a great app to keep passwords, emails and relevant codes securely. You can remember those passwords easily with a secure storage function for them on your phone; let’s face it, it’s easy to forget when you are going at 10,000 miles an hour! This fantastic app is approx. £12.
Bento is an organizational app which allows you to plan, track, and organize your tasks or projects whilst on the move. You can use this app for those mass emails, contact lists and to send out meeting requests. At around £2.50, this is a great investment.
ezShare Pro provides you with the ability to use VPN and get access to your companies network. You can get the documents you need and send them to print if you require as well! The app is approx. £12 and is a fantastic solution when you have a lot to do at once.
There really are some fantastic options to make your life easier on a daily basis. The great thing about smartphones and apps is that they are beneficial to you wherever you are. You can be more productive and a lot more organized with a simple solution.