Wearable technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the “next big thing” in enterprise software. To that end, CRM software platform Salesforce.com recently launched Salesforce Wear, its initiative for wearable computing in the enterprise. With wearable IoT tools, companies can discover new ways to market, sell, service, and design products.
IoT deployment), whereby behind every device, transaction, etc. there is an actual customer. The late 2013 delivery of the Salesforce1 “mobile first” platform with vaster application programming interface (API) interoperability was the first major step in the IoT direction. Salesforce Wear is building in support for devices, which can be worn on the face, wrist, and body for a variety of use cases. ARM, Fitbit, Pebble, Philips, Google Glass, Samsung, and others have joined the vendor’s