The Apps That 7 Leaders Can’t Live Without

Colin Bosa, CEO, Bosa Properties—

“Honestly, there isn’t an app out there right now that I truly couldn’t live without. What I couldn’t live without, however, is my Kindle. It’s how I receive my newspaper every morning and read my book every
Colin Bosa, CEO of Bosa Properties

Janet Austin, CEO, YWCA Metro Vancouver—

“As one of the largest and most diversified non-profits in Metro Vancouver, a big part of my job is thanking people for their various contributions to the YWCA. I like to make my own thank you cards for our ma
Colin Bosa, CEO of Bosa Properties

Jason Cohenour, president and CEO, Sierra Wireless—

“Good old Outlook email and calendar—it’s the best way to stay in touch with all stakeholders and stay on time in any country, any time zone and on any device.”
Colin Bosa, CEO of Bosa Properties

Michael Smit, CEO, Invoke Media—

“The one app that becomes a critical part of the business day is mail. By quickly getting through the inbox, when time allows, on your smartphone, time at the office can be spent building relationships, solving stra
Colin Bosa, CEO of Bosa Properties

Sean Heather, owner, Heather Hospitality Group—

“The app that I can’t do without is the one that allows me to read the Irish Times newspaper on my iPhone. Even though I no longer live in Ireland and haven’t for many years, I am still very much
Colin Bosa, CEO of Bosa Properties

Tamara Vrooman, CEO, Vancouver City Savings Credit Union—

“The app I can’t live without, is of course, my Vancity mobile banking app because it allows me access to my accounts anywhere at any time, and it’s fast, safe and secure. I also use the
Colin Bosa, CEO of Bosa Properties

Wynne Powell, president and CEO, London Drugs—

“Email is number one, but after email, it’s PressReader because I can dial in up to 1700 different newspapers around the world and get up to date news from those regions. Say… I want to know what

What app can you not live without?

Quick and easy access to a smartphone is absolutely necessary when doing business in 2013. In addition to making old-fashioned phone calls, these devices can put you in contact with thousands of applications that can make your day at the office sail a little smoother. 

Here is what seven of B.C.’s business leaders said when they were asked to name the app they could never part with.