IBM VP Marie Wieck described the IBM mobile first initiative to achieve 100 industry-speciﬁc apps for iOS, iOS optimized platform with advanced APIs, and an end-to-end lifecycle management capability for iOS apps. Apple and IBM have forged a global partnership to transform enterprise mobility.
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) makes enterprise mobility more cogent as it brings IBM's cloud computing, big data and analytics capabilities to Apple iPhone and iPad devices. IBM will help with marketing Apple devices to enterprises. The availability of IBM's apps and solutions on iOS could give corporations a more significant incentive to deploy Apple devices. The Apple tablet and iPhone devices are anticipated to be used in supply chain and management applications. • Procurement •Asset Management