Magazine Article | June 21, 2014

Managing iOS In The Retail Industry

Source: Innovative Retail Technologies

July 2014 Integrated Solutions For Retailers

By Jennifer Brown. strategic relationship and program manager, Infinite Peripherals, Inc.

Here are useful tips for a successful implementation and maximum ROI.

With mobility becoming increasingly important in retail applications, many merchants are looking to iOS-compatible enterprise hardware and software solutions to improve business operations. Leveraging the iOS confers multiple benefits, including its data processing speed, competitive price tag over traditional systems, and reduced employee training time.

That said, iOS implementations can be unfamiliar territory for IT departments unaccustomed to supporting the iOS operating system and deployment model. How are employee-owned devices managed? Can employees use their personal Apple IDs? How are enterprise and paid-for apps distributed?