Scott Lowe highlights three apps that help IT consultants on the go.
When you're on the go, time is tight. Here are three apps for the traveling consultant that might make life just a little bit easier for you.
Time Tracker ProVendor: Nonlinear Ideas Inc. Cost: iOS - Free
At first, you might look at a time tracker app and dismiss it as something that's only needed for billing clients. But even if you're not working on a billable hours basis, time tracking might be a necessary part of your day. For example, many IT departments need to get a handle on how much time is spent working on projects vs. handling operational duties. A simple and easy-to-use time tracker can take away some of the sting.
What does Time Tracker Pro do? First, it tracks the time spent on a task down to the second, and you can quickly restart a task, which makes it easy to jump around between tasks. You can also review your work, split your time among multiple projects, and create reports and graphs.In Figure A, you can see that it's easy to start and stop time. Figure A