iPad in the Enterprise

Empower your workforce and transform your business

Having taken the enterprise by storm, iPads are now in the hands of workers in virtually every level of company 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.

This book is a guide for how business and IT must collaborate to develop a mobile strategy to properly take advantage of this transformative technology.

Enterprise Mobility

Learn to embrace the consumerization of IT and maximize the positive impact.

Strategy

Create a mobile strategy, roadmap, and plan for maximizing return-on-investment.

Architecture

Evaluate architectural approaches and build enterprise-friendly applications.

Design

Design highly-usable user interfaces while gathering feedback from users.

Development

Develop web, hybrid, and native applications designed for mobile devices.

Deployment

Plan, manage, and secure the deployment of iPads within your organization.

About the Author

Nathan Clevenger has been developing mobile software for over 12 years. In addition to his role as Enterprise Editor for iPhone Life magazine, he is the Chief Software Architect at ITR Mobility, a management and IT consulting firm, where he works with FORTUNE 500 companies to develop mobile strategies and enterprise architectures for mobile line-of-business solutions. He has consulted with clients including 3M, Ameriprise Financial, Best Buy, Boston Scientific, Ecolab, General Mills, Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, Target, Thomson Reuters, UnitedHealth Group, and Wells Fargo. He regularly speaks at industry events around the country, and is extremely passionate about the unrealized potential for mobile technology like the iPad within the enterprise.

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