I just finished deciding the list of the most useful apps for MBA students and graduates. Even while researching I found some that I had never heard of before, so I went ahead and tried them out and WOW – they are powerful!Do you agree or disagree with the list? If you think an app doesn’t belong on the top 10 list, let us know. Go ahead and post your comments and offer up your favorites. We certainly wouldn’t want to be in an MBA course without these 10 apps on our phone…
Thumb Jot.This handy app for the iPhone allows MBA students to take notes directly on their mobile device, potentially eliminating the need for a backpack full of notebooks.
Ledger. Keeping track of MBA-related finances can be a headache, especially as more numbers are added to the mix. This iPhone app makes the detailed accounting of education easier by recording purchases, loans, bank activity and other financial activity.
TripIt. Frequent travelers can make potent use of this trip tracker, keeping an eye on which friends or colleagues are in their target cities. Available for the Android, BlackBerry and iPhone, this app is a great networking tool and can really enhance the social experience of conventions and other business adventures.
The Wall Street Journal Mobile Reader. MBA students who use certain models of the BlackBerry can take advantage of this real-time newswire app from one of America’s leading financial news publications.
do.Oh. This to-do list manager connects your iPhone to a web-based application that helps organize your responsibilities in a simple, comprehensible manner. If you want everything centralized on your smartphone, this app is definitely a must-have.
Documents to Go. Users of BlackBerry, iPhone, and Android devices can make use of this useful document processing tool. It supports the viewing and editing of several different file types, including Microsoft Office documents, PDF files and PowerPoint presentations. This is very useful for really making your business mobile.
Evernote. Students can put the rich features of their iPhone, Android or Blackberry to use with this practical multimedia info-capture application. It allows photos, web screenshots, typed text and spoken information to be recorded and organized, offering features such as searchable text in photographs.
Pocket MBA: Learning Studio by ComboApp (a reputable company active in the business of Mobile Learning Applications). It is an absolute masterpiece that gives everyone access to a professional-level MBA course. After completing it you will have the knowledge and understanding of everything that affects businesses, from market influences and financial conditions to real-world crisis scenarios and general business practices. Highly recommended as a supplement to your MBA coursework.
Dropbox. This is a fantastic free service that acts like a ‘Cloud’, enabling you to bring all your documents together and save them to all of your computers/laptops, phones and the Dropbox website. Not only does this app make sure you have access to everything at all times (regardless of whether your laptop crashes), but you can also easily share your items with friends, family and business colleagues. A very convenient and safe way to handle all of your business responsibilities to say the least!
Dragon Dictation. Now this is where exciting technology meets the application world. With this app, you can say whatever you want into your device and watch as it is instantly types before your very eyes. You can dictate a text message, e-mail, social media post, tweet and status update, or even send notes and reminders to yourself… and it’s 5 times faster than typing on a keyboard. This is perfect for people, businesses and ideas on the run!