Innovation is born on the front line. A key lesson I've learned working in mobility over the past three years. I've had the opportunity to help many companies start their mobile journey and achieve a high level of success. In some places the mobile project was part of a strategic corporate initiative. In other places the project was put together by IT to help them with specific pain points.
The historical "enemy" allied to strengthen its presence in the business world
Historical partnership between the software colossus Apple and IBM, "enemy" just a few years ago, but now they have decided to form a common front against the ruthless competition of other companies, especially in the business arena. They want to strengthen their dominance with the development of hundreds of dedicated applications and the sale of iPhones and iPads already optimized with specific profiles for companies.
No doubt you've heard about the cold war between IBM and Apple coming to an end. I've been in the enterprise mobility field for the past five years helping companies use consumer devices to run vital parts of their business. Before enterprise mobility I worked on the big IBM ERP systems. So I've seen the world from both ends: The large expansive IBM ERP deployment and the quick and nimble mobile app revolution. Here are a few thoughts on the new partnership: First, this is great for all of us in the enterprise mobility field (both vendors and clients) as it brings the first real legitimizing event.