“Apple Watch and Apple Music dominated WWDC coverage this week,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld, “but the company had several announcements of interest to enterprise users, including gestures, pinned websites, and natural language search for OS X El Capitan.”
“Swift 2 as an open source programming language is a huge deal. Enterprise users will be able to use Swift to develop their solutions, and these will work well across Apple Watch, iPad, iPhone and Mac,” Evans writes. “And because it will become Open Source it will become better faster, some claim.”
“Apple’s focus on privacy, security and trust is of huge importance to enterprise users. Tell me one major enterprise that’s happy to have its location, email, documents or contact details analyzed and decoded by people they don’t know?” Evans writes. “Tell me one major enterprise that can exist without keeping some information in confidence, if only to stay in line with data protection law. Apple’s continued insistence on privacy and new features such as six-digit authentication will be welcome news to enterprise users.”
Much more, including many useful links, in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: It’s so heartening to see Apple really making headway into that last bastion of PC hell, the workplace. Having a Mac, iPhone, and/or iPad at work actually makes employees more productive since they’re not trying to escape the insipid dreck to which the IT drones have been subjecting workers to for decades.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]