The digital professionals of 2014 can connect with work at a moment’s notice – thanks in large part to mobile devices.
To be prepared for any task that comes along, however, professionals need to equip their smartphones and tablets with the right applications. While there are many helpful apps to choose from, consider starting with the productivity apps featured below:
Microsoft Office for iPad enables Office 365 subscribers to use feature-full Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote apps directly from their Apple tablets. Anyone can view documents through the apps, however, subscribers also have the ability to create and edit documents. Moreover, the apps include many of Office’s most common features. For instance, Word enables users to track changes and add comments to documents, while Excel supports formulas, charts, tables and filtering.
Klout’s iOS app aims to unify the platform’s mobile and desktop experiences. The app offers a personalized content stream, which recommends articles for the user’s specific set of friends and followers. Users can share this content and supplement it with original images and location information. Plus, users have the ability to browse and claim Klout Perks from their mobile devices.
Popular automation service IFTTT is available on the iPad. The service, which enables users to simplify their lives with automated daily tasks called “recipes,” recently redesigned its iOS app to work on the big screens of iPads in addition to iPhones. The redesigned app also enables user to leverage push notifications in their recipes as well as includes a new iOS Photos Trigger that works with photos taken within a specific area.
Get organized with the Gneo app, which enables users to create tasks and organize them based on importance and urgency. The app features a Forecast view that combines user’s calendar and to-do tasks for better planning. The app also leverages follow-ups and reminders to make sure tasks aren’t overlooked. In addition, users can group tasks into notebooks and use filters to sort specific reminders, dates and tags.