The first five apps to install on a job-worthy iPad
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Business professionals livernand die by the industry-specific applications their organizations deploy. rnrnFor example, my tech consultancy relies on Connectwise as our automation solution.
To ensure that your iPadrnoffers optimal value and efficiency, make your organization’s business applicationrnthe first program you install.rn
Connectwise on the iPad enables staff tornperform critical functions, such as review calendars, respond to servicernrequests, and close tickets. Those functions streamline our operations, just asrnsimilar proprietary enterprise apps do for other firms.rn
Apple’s officernproductivity tool suite — Pages, Numbers, and Keynote — is available free to newrniPad customers. In my experience, the applications are not present on Applerndevices, so you’ll need to download them from the App store.
A Numbers checklist such as this one helps you avoid overlooking important information when performing field audits using an iPad.
Penultimaternlets you create freehand drawings on your iPad. You can draw organizationrncharts, network diagrams, floor plans, and other shapes and objects, whichrncomes in handy in numerous business situations.
Penultimate in the field
Based on a walk-through of a client site requiring an officernexpansion, it was easy to create this basic floor plan. It shows the proper location for new desks,rndata cabling, and a network closet complete with punch-down block.
Evernote and Penultimate drawings
Evernote makes it easy to create and share notes as simple text includedrnwithin email messages. While some advanced options are available, including thernability to automatically import Penultimate drawings, the application’srnstrength is the simplicity it offers for creating and distributing notes quicklyrnand efficiently.