Apple & Deloitte team up to bring iOS to the workplace
Apple and Deloitte announced a partnership to help corporate clients work with Apple products. Deloitte is forming an "Apple practice" with more than 5,000 Deloitte advisers and collaborating with Apple on a new program, EnterpriseNext. With it Apple and Deloitte want to bolster adoption of iOS-compliant hardware, software, and services, helping clients make better use of Apple products and services.
Punit Renjen, CEO of Deloitte Global:
"We know that iOS is the best mobile platform for business because we’ve experienced the benefit ourselves with over 100,000 iOS devices in use by Deloitte’s workforce, running 75 custom apps. Our dedicated Apple practice will give global businesses the expertise and resources they need to empower their mobile workforce to take advantage of the powerful ecosystem iOS, iPhone, and iPad offer, and help them achieve their ambitions, while driving efficiency and productivity."
Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO:
"As the leader in digital transformation strategy, Deloitte is an ideal partner that brings a team of Apple-dedicated strategic advisors to help clients truly revolutionize how they work using iOS, iPhone, and iPad. iPhone and iPad are transforming how people everywhere get work done. And through this partnership, we’re able to help even more businesses tap into the incredible capabilities that only the Apple ecosystem can deliver."
EnterpriseNext from Deloitte Consulting will provide businesses with expertise spanning more than 20 industries, and offers customers:
- EnterpriseNext Value Maps for iOS to help them discover the highest impact possibilities for iPhone and iPad within their industries, align their mobile opportunities, and prioritize digital resources
- EnterpriseNext Workshops for iOS to quickly take ideas from prototype to custom-built iOS solutions
- iOS architects, designers, and engineers—housed within Deloitte Digital Studios around the world - to help produce easily deployable, high-quality native apps that integrate seamlessly with existing business platforms including ERP, CRM, analytics, and HR