9 Favorite Apps to Enhance Your Workday

Courtney Hart
Courtney Hart
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Courtney Hart is the Marketing Campaigns Manager at Xactly. She earned her Bachelor of Science from California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo.

It’s no secret that things in Silicon Valley move at a fast pace. New, innovative start-ups are constantly cropping up, making the landscape even more competitive than the day before. As a Silicon Valley company we recognize this, and feel fortunate to be in an area so focused on technology and advancement. Like many game changing technologies that start off innocuous but end up reshaping lives in the future, cell phones have become more than just a means of communication. With countless apps to choose from you can always find something to help you with your day-to-day tasks, or to keep you up to date with current events. Here’s a list of must-have apps, share your favorites in the comments.

The popular note-taking app helps to keep all your thoughts and information in one place. From quick notes on a presentation to new ideas that pop into mind, the easy to use interface allows users to take quick notes with ease and keep them in a secure place.

For the times when you’re not in front of a computer, DocuSign’s e-signature app comes in handy. With many of the same functionalities as the browser version, you’ll never have to worry about delaying a contract because you’re traveling or outside the office.

For many of us, staying connected with our colleagues is of utmost importance. One solution for this is LinkedIn where you can interact with your network in a professional setting. From your phone you can read articles others are sharing or interact directly with their posts by commenting.

With all the extra apps on stored on your phone sometimes you can run into storage issues, but not with Box. Easily move photos, videos, and other space hogs to Box and enjoy some extra space on your phone while knowing that your data is safe and secure.

Did this one surprise you? For many it might, but as a platform with over 300 million active users this photo-sharing app is one of the best social tools out there. It’s a great social network to stay in touch with friends, coworkers, and even your kids!

As fast as Silicon Valley is innovating it seems like our traffic is growing at a similar pace. In order to make the most of your time in the car, turn to Waze. The navigation app takes current traffic into consideration when suggesting the best route to take. It can be a real lifesaver in Bay Area back-ups.

We’ve found that Audible is a great resource for book lovers everywhere. Their audiobook library is chock full of Best Sellers, Classics, and new releases, so you’ll never tire of the options.

Sports fan? We’ve tied ESPN and Twitter as the best source for your sports news.

Forbes is a favorite source for reliable news relating to business and finance. It’s a great app to use to stay up to date with business happenings and market changes.


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