The Business App 50: The Best Apps To Help You Do Your Job

By: Julie Bort and Kyle Russell | Posted August 12, 2013 (Featured on Business Insider)

Chances are, by now you have a smartphone and maybe a tablet, and you never leave home without one or both of them.

These devices have transformed our daily lives. While much attention is given to the coolest consumer apps, mobile apps that help you do your job better are arguably even more important.

With that in mind, we’ve assembled a collection of apps that can help you be a rock star at work.

We curated this list by polling coworkers, researching the recommendations of other tech publications, and sifting through ratings on the major app stores.

Jump to the apps in the following categories:

Security apps keep your business from becoming anybody else’s business.

1.) TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard

TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard is like Snapchat for work.

Price: Free | Available on: Android and iOS

There’s no shortage of private text messaging apps (we’re looking at you Snapchat), but we like TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard because it was originally designed as a business app for enterprise users. The mobile version lets you send text messages, pictures, or files that will automatically self-destruct. You recall them at will, too.

2.) Box

3.) Call Blocker

4.) Hotspot Shield

5.) LastPass

6.) My Secret Folder

* TigerConnect’s TigerText Essentials®, TigerFlow®, TigerFlow+ Plus®, TigerSchedule®, TigerTouch® and TigerTouch+ Plus® products are now called TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform (Standard, Pro & Advanced), Physician Scheduling, and Patient Engagement. Please contact us for more information.