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Joshua Greenbaum Published: 16 Apr 2013

The enterprise is about to undergo a revolution. Its effects will be everywhere -- on your phones, tablets and PCs -- and, most important, in your daily interaction with the business processes that drive your company. The revolution will be built on touchscreen technology, but if you’re thinking it has already transformed the enterprise with the advent of the Apple iPad and iPhone, think again. Welcome to touch revolution 2.0, powered by Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system. While current devices have clearly made touch-based computing part of our everyday lives, it has yet to take deep root in the enterprise. The primary examples are based on an operating environment -- Apple's iOS -- that was designed to run on devices optimized for viewing content, not creating it. An iPad is great if all you want to do is display something: a report, an email, a video. But many key business processes also require a user to create, input and otherwise interact in ways that require not just touch, but keyboard or pointing-device input and other traditional forms of ... Access >>>

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