Apple and Salesforce have announced the launch of two flagship apps from the number one world CRM company: the redesigned Salesforce Mobile App and the new app for Trailhead GO training, which promise "a rich customer experience with exclusive features for iOS and iPadOS" . The two companies also announced the new generation of Salesforce Mobile SDK, which will allow developers to easily create and release native apps for iPhone and iPad on the Salesforce platform. Apple and Salesforce announced their strategic partnership with Dreamforce 2018.
"Working together, Apple and Salesforce have helped hundreds of companies and millions of developers transform their way of working," said Susan Prescott, Apple Product Marketing Vice President for Apps, Markets and Services. ?With the newest Salesforce Mobile apps exclusively for iOS and iPadOS and an advanced SDK that supports the latest advances in Swift, Apple together with Salesforce offers customers a very high level of privacy, powerful multitasking and the best user experience for the business on iPhone and iPad ".
"With Salesforce Mobile, Salesforce and Apple are helping sales, service and marketing professionals work hard to deliver revolutionary user experiences thanks to Artificial Intelligence," said Bret Taylor, Salesforce Chief Product Officer. "And with Trailhead GO, millions of professionals will now be able to develop their skills for free, anytime, anywhere, to acquire the skills required in jobs today and tomorrow."
Salesforce Mobile App, based on Artificial Intelligence and redesigned for iOS. Salesforce claims to have completely re-designed its flagship mobile CRM app to offer the "new and more powerful user experience" provided by Einstein, with advanced analysis and exclusive iOS features, including Siri and Face ID shortcuts. From now on, anyone will be able to manage their business on mobile devices in a conversational and smart way, using the power of Siri and Einstein Voice Assistant to quickly add tasks, take notes and update their CRM.
Trailhead GO, the first mobile Trailhead app, exclusively for iOS and iPadOS. Trailhead the free online Salesforce training platform used by millions of Trailblazers to gain skills. It is possible to access anywhere and at any time more than 700 modules including business and technology skills, including courses such as Get Started with iOS App Development, which teaches developers at all levels how to develop native apps. Based on Swift using Salesforce's mobile SDK, Trailhead GO supports Handoff in addition to accessibility features such as VoiceOver and Magnifier. The features of iPadOS include Split View for multi-tasking and Picture-in-Picture for video courses.
The new Salesforce Mobile SDK, optimized for Swift and iOS 13. The new Salesforce Mobile SDK generation adds support for the latest iOS 13, iPadOS and Swift updates, including Swift UI and Package Manager, for easier compilation and distribution of code. The new SDK will allow more than six million Salesforce developers to create and distribute native Salesforce apps for iPhone and iPad.
Apple CEO, Tim Cook, joined Salesforce co-CEO, Marc Benioff, for a joke exchange at Dreamforce 2019, Tuesday, November 19th at 1.30pm PT at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Theater. The session is open to all participants of the event and a live live will be available on the website https://www.salesforce.com/video/.
Salesforce Mobile App available for free on the App Store. The new user experience and new features require activation by Salesforce admin. Also GO Trailhead available for free on the App Store. Additional features including support for iOS Dark Mode and Access with Apple through Trailheads should be available by the end of the year. The new Salesforce Mobile SDK 8.0 with support for Dark Mode and Swift UI is expected to be available by the end of the year, with additional features optimized for iPadOS due in 2020.