Many of today’s top professionals spend very little time in the office. The smartphone and the laptop have both made it easier than ever to take any job and make it mobile. That’s what a lot of companies are doing to stay in front of their customers in a highly competitive marketplace.
When your business depends upon your mobile workforce “Road Warriors”, the information they have access to is just as important as a personal visit. Who wants to be the Account Exec that delivers a presentation with an outdated pricing model? (Not me!) There are lots of different ways to be sure your mobile workforce has the most up-to-date information, From phone calls to mail, great but time consuming, so we put together a list of some of the top software your business can use to keep your mobile workforce moving forward with the right information.
Here are some must-have software tools for the busy mobile pro:
If you carry an apple tablet or phone, iCloud is pretty convenient as it puts everything you need right there in the cloud where you can get it whenever you need to.
2. TappIn TappIn is really your best bet for accessing your files from anywhere in the world. It’s not really a cloud server, it’s more like a window into your home PC from anywhere you are. No sync, no upload info, just login and get what you need.
Another good cloud app. Though not as powerful as iCloud or as direct as TappIn, Cloud2Go nevertheless receives positive reviews and will get the job done.
4. Google Drive
Google Drive is a tool that you can use for free with your Google account. Whether or not you like it as much as, say, TappIn, you probably have a client or partner who loves it, so learn it.
Think of DropBox like a self storage unit for your files. It’s not as easy and direct as some of the other apps listed here, but it has a good, straightforward interface.
The big upside with SugarSync is that it doesn’t put you through the annoying process of automatically syncing every single file on your cloud, which can be time consuming. You can select which files to sync and which to leave as they are. Very convenient.
Working on the road can be stressful, but these apps are sure to make any trip a little easier.