So, your company has outfitted the entire office staff with brand new smartphones in hopes of boosting productivity. While these new devices will certainly help make clear phone calls or send prompt emails, they can do a lot more with the right business apps. It is the apps that makes these mobile devices much more useful, especially when it comes to conducting business. To help your company run on the go, here are the mobile apps that everyone in your office must absolutely have.
Sending and receiving faxes can be a tedious task, and if your company gets a lot throughout the day, it become very difficult to organize. Another problem with faxes is that it requires you to be actually in the office.
With the Metrofax app, each office employee can incoming faxes delivered right to their smartphones. Think of the time, and trees, your office can save. Metrofax is available for both Android and iOS.
Every good employee knows that brainstorming doesn’t stop once you exit through the office doors. In fact, some of your best business ideas will come in the most unsuspecting places. The mobile app Evernote won’t let you lose the next great idea. This handy app gives users the ability to enter notes into their phone in text, voice and image formats. Plus, it features organizing folders to sort them all. Evernote is available for Android as well as iOS.
Perfect for your office managers, the Workday app is designed to help streamline business management solutions. With this app, managers can perform human resource tasks, such as approving new hires and coordinating time-off requests, as well as analyze documents like expense reports. It also provides features for all employees like a company-wide directory and tracking tools for business procedures recently started. Workday is available for the iPhone and iPad. It is also available as a web app.
Part of any successful company is the business trip. By using the TripIt app, an office can better track and manage business trips for each traveling employee. Users can keep tabs on their flight numbers for boarding, along with departure and arrival times. It also helps employees supervise their reservations for hotel rooms and rental cars. TripIt is available for both Android and iOS.
Just so that everyone in your office can stay on the same page for each project, they need this app. Insight is a very useful project management tool to help interested parties track progress. And through this app, project members can assign tasks and oversee individual assignments. It also features a Whiteboard tool for members to post comments or messages. Insight is an iOS only app.
An organized office is a successful office, and one of the hardest things to stay on top of is business contacts. With the Contact Hero app, all the information you do have for each contact is complied in one place. There is even a history feature to serve as a reminder of when exactly you were last in touch with someone. Contact Hero is available for iPhone and iPad only.
These mobile business apps will have your office employees putting their company smartphones to good use. What other apps does your office use?
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