Apps of the month (August 2011): Cisco Technical Support, Spiceworks, and more

In Scott Lowe's latest app roundup, he features five business-focused mobile applications: Cisco Technical Support, Spiceworks, Gantt Pro, Package Tracker Pro, and Invoice2go Lite.

Gantt Pro (available for iOS)

Are there any project managers in the house? If so, you might want to take a look at the relatively inexpensive Gantt Pro app ($3.99 USD) that allows you to access and modify Microsoft Project files from your iPhone or iPad. Gantt Pro provides project managers with a number of different views, including calendar view, Gantt birds eye view, critical path view, and more.

In Figure F below, note that you're able to see the project steps and dependencies from your mobile device. Figure G shows a critical path view for another project. Figure F

View project steps and tasks
Figure G

View a critical path diagram
Read about the Package Tracker Pro app.

By Scott Lowe

Since 1994, Scott Lowe has been providing technology solutions to a variety of organizations. After spending 10 years in multiple CIO roles, Scott is now an independent consultant, blogger, author, owner of The 1610 Group, and a Senior IT Executive w...