Top Apps for Your iPad Pro to Improve Business Efficiency
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When you determine that deploying new technology in your organization will help workers do their jobs more effectively, the implication is that the time they save will more than make up for the cost of the equipment. This is one reason why many companies have come to use Apple’s tablet computers, specifically the iPad Pro. One way to make the iPad Pro more efficient in the workplace is by utilizing apps. Below are our top three apps for your iPad Pro that can help improve business efficiency.
Workflow by DeskConnect is a 2015 Apple Design award-winning app that serves as a personal automation tool. Use it to drag and drop various actions to create customized workflows. You can save workflows as standalone apps on your iPad Pro’s home screen.
Use Evernote to write documents, such as memos, checklists and research notes and then keep them automatically synced between various devices, such as your iPad Pro, your iPhone and your iMac computer or MacBook laptop. Sharing files via the cloud via Evernote will foster more collaboration among your teams.
Things is a task management app from Cultured Code. You’ll see at a glance what needs to be done today and what tasks you can delegate to do later in the week. The app automatically shows you details on tasks as they come due, and you can use tags to filter events based on their context and priority.
iPad Pro Tech Specs
Stakeholders are sometimes on the fence about deploying technology they are unfamiliar with using in the workplace. A quick review of the device’s basic technical specifications can make it easier for you to develop a business case to use the iPad Pro.
- Wi-Fi models available in 32GB and 128GB configurations
- Wi-Fi + cellular model is 128GB only
- 12.9” retina display (measured diagonally)
- A9X chip, 64-bit architecture
- 8MP iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps
- Touch ID to unlock device
- 10 hours usage on a charge when using Wi-Fi
- Gold, silver and space gray colors
When you have employees who are already familiar with using iPads in their personal life, it becomes even easier to make a business case to use them at your facility. You may opt for a bring your own device (BYOD) policy to let them use their own iPads or purchase new devices for exclusive use during business hours.