Apple and its partners get ready for the next generation IoT

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Stop for just a few moments and take a look at some of the activity coming out of the “Apple & Partners” ecosystem since WWDC:

Now I want you to carry these new learnings with you while you read about Mary Meeker’s predictions about the Apple Car.

And think about this important interview with IBM last year, which talked a little about the potential of AI in the Apple enterprise..

What might it mean?

Think how all these different elements fit together.

Think about how good partnerships can change the world (as can bad ones).

No one company can truly visualise the A-Z of future computing, no matter if it calls itself Alphabet — how many alphabets exist? More than one. And defining the future of computing demands innovation, not emulation. It demands partners who respect each other. It demands trust.

Despite the usual FUD, Apple does partnerships.

Even Google was a partner.

Once.

Cards on the table

What is coming together here is an end-to-end ecosystem that combines knowledge across a range of relevant industries with a focus on creating a powerful Internet of Things ecosystem.

What’s happening now is going to prove highly significant in the next couple of years. It will inculcate change both transformative and profound.

And Apple is going to play a big part in it.

Get ready.

The game’s about to get much more interesting.

 

Jonny Evans

Watching Apple since 1999. I don't say what they should do. I say what they might do. They sometimes do.

1 Response

  1. August 24, 2016

    […] “We use these techniques to do the things we have always wanted to do, better than we’ve been able to do,” says Apple’s marketing chief, Phil Schiller. As I observed here. […]

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