App Friday: Coursera.org

Embracing a New Way of Learning

Coursera.org is a university level learning system that makes college-level courses available to anyone around the globe – 24 hours per day. Each class is a mass online cohort. It is common to have upwards of 1,000 students per class depending on the course work.

Graduation Gathering

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For someone who loves learning, this an excellent platform to grow your knowledge in a variety of subjects. You can audit courses for free or earn certificates in specializations such as Data Science. There is something for everyone on Coursera.org.

Platform: Web, iOS

Cost: Free (some coursework is available for purchase)

App Friday: Productive

A Habit Tracker That's Clean and Beautiful!

Welcome to our new segment titled App Friday. Every other Friday, we will explore an app (iOS, Windows, and the Web) that can help you (and your team) be more productive. Mobile is rapidly being used to conduct business on the fly, and our apps need to help us stay productive when we are away from our laptops or the office.

App Friday - Productive

Today, we kick off this new segment with the app Productive. This app helps you track habits and acts as a pseudo to-do list.

Platform: iOS

Cost: Free


Feature set:

  • Clean design
  • Simple user interface (UI)
  • Stats page for all your habits
  • Streaks – it uses the power of streaks to help you maintain your habits until they are second nature.
  • Custom habit addition – there are stock habits, but you can add your habits to help you achieve your goals.
  • Reminders – you can have the app remind you of your habit

App Friday’s Are Coming – June 9

Every other Friday, two times per month, we will explore an app (iOS, Windows and Web) that can help you (and your team) be more productive. Mobile is rapidly being used to conduct business on the fly, and our apps need to help us stay productive when we are away from our laptops or the office.