|About the Book|
Having taken the enterprise by storm, iPads are now in the hands of workers in virtually every level of companies in almost every industry, and users are beginning to demand line-of-business applications to help them be more productive and efficientMoreHaving taken the enterprise by storm, iPads are now in the hands of workers in virtually every level of companies in almost every industry, and users are beginning to demand line-of-business applications to help them be more productive and efficient from wherever they are. From business intelligence and executive dashboards to customer relationship management and order capture solutions, the iPad has incredible potential to leverage existing investments in information systems and enterprise applications. Even many paper-driven processes today, from sales presentations to survey data capture, can be dramatically enhanced through the introduction of the iPad.Pro iPad in the Enterprise is a guide to business and IT collaboration in developing a mobile strategy to properly take advantage of this transformative technology. Readers will also learn about the high-level software architectural options, the importance of design and user experience, application development tools and techniques, and best practices for deploying and managing iPads in the enterprise. What youll learn Strategies for both business and IT to take advantage of the iPad and achieve dramatic ROI Architectures for enterprise iPad applications and data integration with existing systems User interface design and user experience prototyping tools and techniques Criteria for evaluating and selecting the best option for software development Enterprise-friendly approaches to provisioning, security, and device management Best practices from case studies of thought-leading organizations that have empowered their workforce with iPads Who this book is forBusiness and IT leaders who are looking to increase the productivity of their workforce by taking advantage of the incredible potential of the iPad as a business tool. They should have a basic understanding of enterprise software and the process of designing, developing, and integrating line-of-business applications in a corporate IT environment.