This infographic takes a peek at what the workplace of the future might look like: increased telecommuting, beam me in for meetings, shared electronic white boards, and ditching office supplied PC’s and laptops in favor of BYOD – Bring Your Own Device – policies.
If these predictions come to fruition, the 4 low-priced, feature rich productivity apps below will be a must for business professionals. In fact, why wait for the future? Add these apps to your professional mobile arsenal now.
ScannerPro for $6.99 is a bargain that turns your device into a portable scanner. Quickly scan documents, receipts, paper notes using your iPad or iPhone and upload them as PDF files to Dropbox and Google Docs or immediately email them.
Notability $2.99 is among the many note-taking apps from which to choose but what sets it apart from the others is the real like retina ink and virtual palm rest it offers, thus making your notes clean and clear of unwanted smudges and marks. It lets you “sketch ideas, annotate documents, sign contracts, complete worksheets, keep a journal, jot travel notes, teach a class, make a presentation and much more” and offers iCloud support for easy syncing on all your devices.
iTimeKeeper $.99 is a feature rich app tool for managing meetings that will help keep you on track by splitting the meeting into topics and setting specific durations for each topic as well as the entire meeting. Audio and visual clues then alert you to how much time remains.
eDiscoveryAssistant $29.99 While not an inexpensive app it is well worth the cost as the initial download cost “includes access to the FRCP for eDiscovery, pilot projects, key case digests identified by the editors, sample checklists and templates, the resources database and a glossary of terms”. Billed as the first legal app for iPad and developed by an attorney, it is intended to improve your eDiscovery process and strategy by giving you access to all the information you need for eDiscovery anytime and anywhere.