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.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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