I can’t believe Apple is doing this, right under the noses of competitors

“I can’t believe Apple is doing this,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. “It seems incredible the company is achieving all of this right under the noses of watchful competitors.”

“I’m talking about Apple and IBM’s continued march into delivering best in class, approachable, useful solutions; solutions that use the power of big buzz technologies like big data analysis, artificial intelligence and connected mobile devices,” Evans writes. “It confounds me so few are taking notice. In most cases some of the biggest in enterprise IT are joining in: Salesforce for Apple Watch? It’s coming. Microsoft apps for iOS? Yep.”

“This stuff really matters. It’s a sea change in enterprise IT, and, this morning, Apple and IBM introduced eight new apps including solutions for healthcare and manufacturing,” Evans writes. “Competing firms seem blind to what’s going on as they aim to emulate what matters less. Yet the ability to weave digital technology within enterprise business processes isn’t just good for Apple and IBM, but good for the economy.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Sooner than most anyone thinks, Apple will own the enterprise user.

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