Manage Your Workforce with Google Maps Coordinate

Last week Google unveiled a new enterprise workforce management solution called Google Maps Coordinate.  The service allows companies to manage and direct their employees out in the field.  The system works by installing an app on the employee smart phone.  The managers can then use the smartphone app or a web version to direct the

Any.Do:A Stylish Way To Get Things Done

A few posts back I looked at what I thought were the top 3 task management apps for Android.  There are quite a few of them out there but, in my opinion, Any.Do is the top choice.   Why is it so useful?  If you are freelancer, consultant, or small business owner then you likely

Business Travelers Addicted to SmartPhones?

PC Housing has published stats that show most business travelers are more and more dependent on their smartphones.    I can say from personal experience that my smartphone has not tied me to work but has given me freedom to get away from the office.  Now I can go to my kid’s baseball games and

SAP Business One for iPhone Video

SAP Business One is an ERP solution geared toward small business’s.  Business One helps manage every facet of your business from customer relationships to financial management and operations. The iPhone application includes the following features: Get alerts on events, like deviations of approved prices, credit limits, or targeted gross profits Visualize key information about your

Dropbox: More Than Just Online Storage

There is no doubt that Dropbox is one of the most useful tools out there and with mobile versions for Android, Blackberry and iOS you can bet that having it on your mobile is a must.   Pretty much any type of user can find a need for Dropbox.   It can be used for

GTasks: Task Management Synced or Offline

GTasks was the #3 app on our list of task management apps for Android.  GTasks lets you sync your to do list with your Google Tasks account or you can not use a Google account and just use the app in offline mode.    Beyond syncing, GTasks allows you to organize your tasks and keep

Top 3 Task Management Apps for Android

In terms of business apps, I believe task management to be the most useful category for mobile devices.  The ability to add to-do’s and mark things done in the field are vital when trying to stay on top of things.  So I’ll be listing the top 3 task management or to-do list apps for Android

OmniFocus for iPhone: Task Management

Maybe you are an efficient and super organized person who never forgets anything and completes all tasks on time without any reminders.  Well, for the rest of us, we need a little help remembering to do things and organizing our upcoming tasks.  For us small business owners and freelancers, it becomes even more vital that

Impact of New Verizon Plans on Business Users

I’ve been waiting for Verizon to announce their shared data plans for a while now.  I was hoping that it would be something simple like 4GB for $50/month.  Currently my wife and I both have smartphones and pay $30/month each.  I have unlimited data and she has 4GB.  That plan would save us $10/month.  Well,

Time Tracker: Android Billable Time

This is the last in the series of reviews of time tracking applications.  Today we tackle the Android platform by looking at Time Tracker.   Freelancers, consultants, lawyers, contractors, among others need to track their billable time so they get paid and for tax purposes.  That’s where Time Tracker comes in. Time Tracker is completely