10 Mobile Apps That Save Time, Boost Work Efficiency
No matter where they reside in the world, people simply love connected mobile devices. According to more than a few consumer surveys, tablet computers were the top choice for a Christmas gift this year, ranking ahead of money, peace and happiness—as amazing as that sounds. Smartphones came in after those choices. In the years ahead, those shiny new tablets and smartphones will come in quite handy at work because more and more companies are allowing employees to use the personal device of their choice at work. But these things don't work all by themselves; users also want to run their favorite applications on these devices to make them useful on a daily basis. With this in mind, eWEEK and the Consumer Electronics Association offer a selection of 10 innovative mobile apps designed to support job efficiency. They are ready to install on that device you got for the holidays or perhaps even a work-issued smartphone or tablet, assuming your employer supports a fairly liberal office application policy.
For the Field Service Professional: Mobile Worker Starter Package
The ClickSoftware Mobile Worker Package is a full-featured app for mobile workers who manage their own schedules. The package enables employees such as service staff to keep track of meetings and working hours, view maps and travel directions, and access company resources from the field. The package contains a preconfigured database and a set of apps built on the ClickMobile Professional platform, which runs on mobile devices such as smartphones. This app is available at the ClickAppStore.