Mobile apps for executives on the go

Citrix Receiver allows tablets running Android or iOS to access their organisation’s business applications, provided that they have been virtualised using Citrix’s application virtualisation infrastructure first. Receiver itself is a free app.

Dragon Dictation is Nuance’s voice-to-text software, now available in app form. It allows the user to dictate documents and to paste dictated text into any other app. App store reviews praise its speed and accuracy. Dragon Dictation is a free app. The Android equivalent is called FlexT9.

LittleRedApp provides a checklist that guides the user through employment issues such as sick pay and unfair dismissal from a legal perspective. Released in June 2011, the app was developed by international law firm Allen & Overy. It is a free download.

CamCard allows Android or iOS users to digitise contacts from business cards by taking a photo. Using character recognition, the app slots the contact information from the card into the user’s address book. The free version provides a limited number of scans, and can be upgraded to unlimited scans for £3.99.

Public Speaking with Andrew Johnson is for people for whom public speaking is a source of anxiety. Johnson guides the user through a routine to prepare and relax before making a public address. The app is available on iOS and Android for £1.79.

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Ben Rossi

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