“IBM and Apple are pushing even harder into the enterprise,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. “iPads and iOS are in the spotlight across IBM’s growing global network of IBM Studios which put mobile at the heart of digital transformation.”
“Ten MobileFirst for iOS apps are available, 12 more ship next month and over 100 are in development (and I hear there could be many, many more),” Evans writes. “Ultimately, any enterprise will be able to make all its data and processes available to any employee with an iOS device. Add iBeacon, Apple’s work in indoor mapping services and you can see even more opportunities for enterprise users; Apple Watch-wearing warehouse employees will be guided to the right products using gentle taps on their wrist.”
Evans writes, “CCS Insight’s Nick McQuire calls the Apple/IBM partnership ‘lethal,’ saying: ‘IBM MobileFirst for iOS has the potential to radically reshape the direction of enterprise computing in the coming years.'”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Is it wrong to want to grind this into the face of every anti-Mac, anti-Apple, progress-stifling, tech-roadblocking IT doofus dinosaur know-nothing that we’ve encountered over the years?
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]
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