The best mobile apps are not just for iPhone and iPad anymore. These collaboration-minded apps help turn your Android smartphone or tablet into an essential business tool.
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KnowledgeTree's new native app for both Android phones and tablets extend the vendor's secure, collaborative document management and workflow platform to Android users. In addition to Web-based file sharing and storage, KnowledgeTree adds a variety of a compliance-oriented process controls, such as document aging and other alerts, access rules, and custom workflows. That makes it a potential match for collaboration in industries dealing with heavy-duty regulatory landscapes, such as legal or finance. With the Android app, the vendor also introduced FolderSync, enabling selective, automatic two-way synchronization between a user's desktop and KnowledgeTree account, to help keep everyone on the team keep working with the most current files. The app itself is free; KnowledgeTree itself is not (beyond a two-week trial). Custom pricing for enterprises includes unlimited storage, dedicated account management, and other upgrades.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?