This is a great article that we came across listing the top apps for the iPad. You can find the entire list here but we have cherry picked the ones that we think are the most notable. Feel free to use this page as a resource as well.
Disclosure: some of these apps are free while others have a fee associated with them. Phacient is not an affiliate of Appolicious and does not receive compensation if you choose to buy any of these.
Business Communications that Join Virtual Teams
Make free phone calls with Viber, Truphone, or Skype, which has entered 2011 with the ability to make video calls over both Wi-Fi and 3G. Stay connected to your team with Free Conference Call, which lets you hold conferences and even offers free recording. Or try Callvine, with one-click group calls, or Calliflower, which displays a dashboard of conference participants. Send group text messages for free with Beluga. Join online meetings via your iPhone with Cisco WebEx Meeting Center. If you have an iPad, you can attend online meetings with WebEx for iPad or GoToMeeting.
Expenses Tracked on the Go
Scan your receipts on the go to make generating expense reports a snap with Shoeboxed Receipt Tracker and Receipt Reader. Or use Expensify, which imports your credit card’s purchase history and automatically creates expense reports which it emails from your iPhone.
Business Networking for Super Connectors
Be prepared to work a room and cultivate new contacts. Use LinkedIn to check out new connections, card reader app WorldCard Mobile to scan business cards and CardManager to manage them. Or just use Bump to exchange contact info. Gist creates rich business profiles of people you meet, and Calvetica Calendar lets you easily schedule events with them. Once you have new contacts in your iPhone, use Dialvetica to access them quickly.
Document Access & Management Across Platforms
View and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint docs wherever you are with Documents To Go – Office Suite or QuickOffice Connect. Share files across computers and mobile devices with Dropbox. Access your desktop remotely with Wyse PocketCloud Pro – RDP / VNC / View (Remote Desktop) or Mocha VNC. Scan with Genius Scan and print documents from your iPhone or iPad with PrinterShare.
Business Productivity 24/7
Manage tasks with OmniFocus, dictate with Dragon Dictation, and jot down or record notes on the fly with Evernote.