With the right tools, completing web-based tasks can be real simple. We've surveyed industry professionals and have identified the browser add-ons that will make your life easier. Because now a browser is no longer a browser. It's much more.
Over the years, web browser functionality has significantly grown (maybe even changed) from just viewing websites, to becoming a productivity tool. Business users now find that majority of their computer-based tasks are all completed within a browser-based environment. With the introduction of Google docs, Office online, several systems are now moving to an on-demand approach – more and more is moving to the browser.
Even heavy-duty CRM and ERP systems such as SalesForce and MS Dynamics are now working ‘in the browser’ in favour of native windows applications, helping to provide a true cross-platform solution. Though these applications are still leading the way, their browser-based alternatives are picking up momentum. And there are now thousands of these add-ons, plug-ins and extensions available (for consistency in this post, we’ll call them add-ons.
So what is everyone using to complete their daily tasks?