“Salesforce.com has showcased third-party software that uses the Salesforce Wear developer platform and Salesforce clouds to get business information to wearers of the Apple Watch,” Paul Krill reports for InfoWorld.

“Twenty apps for Apple Watch were unveiled, including the BetterWorks Wear app, for connecting employees such as to update them on sales goals; ClickSoftware FieldExpert, for advanced scheduling; Bracket Labs’ TaskRay, for project management; and VLocity Wear, providing sales reps with customer profile data. NewVoiceMedia introduced ConnectWorld for Wearables, which integrates with Salesforce data to improve customer service,” Krill reports.

“The Salesforce Wear Developer pack features open source starter apps for designing and building wearable apps connecting to the Salesforce1 platform,” Krill reports. “iOS developers use Salesforce Wear Developer KIt for Apple Watch to leverage Apple’s WatchKit SDK and the Swift programming language to extend Salesforce Mobile SDK apps onto the watch.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Smart businesses who “arm” their employees with Apple Watch have an advantage over other businesses with less-prouctive, time-wasting, smartphone display-dependent workers.

Plus, it’s easy to justify it as a business expense!

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