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Posted by Michael Yamnitsky on June 9, 2014
Apple’s new "Extensibility" feature took somewhat of a backseat to a host of exciting new developer tools announced at Apple’s developer conference a week ago. I’d like to briefly highlight its importance to the enterprise.
In short, Extensibility makes it easy for apps to talk to each other, facilitating more complex mobile workflows and easy access to data stored in personal cloud services. It will spur app developers work together to speed the advancement of what employees will be able to accomplish on mobile.
To elaborate, Extensibility will enable:
Also addressing the interoperability gap, Filepicker (formerly Ink Mobility) empowers developers with a set of rules and commands to customize data integrations with personal cloud services, and Facebook recently rolled out Deep Linking to facilitate content links across native apps.
Why CIOs should take note: If your developers custom-code for iOS, consider how tools like Extensibility can extend the functionality of your most prevalent enterprise mobile apps. The more data interoperates, the more advanced functionality you can bring to mobile employees, customers, and partners.
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