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Designing Pro Apps @ FrenchKit 2016

48f07655aeed5ca639b37b05e52d4cb3?s=47 Piet Brauer
September 23, 2016

Designing Pro Apps @ FrenchKit 2016

A lot has been talked and promoted by Apple to bring desktop-class experience to iOS. But what does it actually mean to do that? Is it the use-case of your product? Is it the way you present it? Or is it how well you integrate with the system tools?

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September 23, 2016

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  1. Designing Pro Apps September 23, 2016 @ FrenchKit Piet Brauer,

    nerdish by nature
  2. @pietbrauer

  3. Who are Pro users? What do they use their device

  4. – Wikipedia, https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosumer “A prosumer is a person who consumes

    and produces media.”
  5. Prosumers • People who travel for work • Who want

    to focus on work • Technical leaders • Early adopters
  6. Technology adoption life cycle 0,0% 10,0% 20,0% 30,0% 40,0% Innovators

    Early Adopters Early Majority Late Majority Laggards
  7. Early adopters • Make sacrifices • Extremely friendly and understanding

    • High influence Technology adoption life cycle
  8. Y U NO PC/mac? Probably you right now

  9. Why iOS • More focus • LTE built-in • All

    day battery life • More power than '15 MacBook • Direct manipulation • Apple Pencil • More robust
  10. What do prosumers use their iOS device for?

  11. None
  12. Schindler • Developed iOS app for service technicians • No

    laptop at hand • No handbooks required • Always connected and up-to- date
  13. IBM MobileFirst for iOS • Partnership formed in 2014 •

    Apps for over 15 categories • Apps for Pilots, Mechanics, Insurance agents, Nurses, Police Officers etc.
  14. SAP • Partnership formed in 2016 • iOS Apps &

    SDK • SAP for iOS design language
  15. Do people even want these apps?

  16. 28% 23% 49% Use Smartphone Use Tablet No Smartphone or

  17. 17% 83% Apps in Private App for Business

  18. – http://blog.wiwo.de/look-at-it/2016/08/01/die-app-gap-kluft-zwischen- wunsch-und-wirklichkeit-bei-business-apps/ “Every second participant (52 %) wishes to

    accomplish more professional task via apps.”
  19. App Wishlist • Project documentation • Expense sheets • Travel

    itineraries • Sick notices
  20. Using iPad Pro as your only computer

  21. Do an iPad only weekend • Leave your laptop at

    home • Try to get work done • Write a blog post • Edit pictures from your camera • etc. • Stay open minded, you will be surprised
  22. How to make your existing app a delight for prosumers

  23. Support SplitView

  24. Make use of screen real estate UISplitViewController, Grid Views

  25. Keyboard Shortcuts Navigate collections, make it same as Desktop app

  26. Don't trap users in your app Support import, export editing

    of files within your application using Document Provider
  27. Implementing keyboard shortcuts and SplitViewController https://github.com/pietbrauer/Designing-Pro-Apps

  28. Thank you! Get in touch @pietbrauer @pietbrauer

  29. • https://blogs.office.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/ IMAGE-01_ExcelHero_iPad_Slvr.png • https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/45/ DiffusionOfInnovation.png • http://i0.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/004/006/y-u-no-guy.jpg • http://www.apple.com/pr/products/ipad/iPad.html

    • http://ulyssesapp.com/press/ • https://c.fastcompany.net/multisite_files/fastcompany/imagecache/ 1280/poster/2014/12/3039693-poster-p-1-apple-and-ibm-announce-a- new-portfolio-of-business-apps.jpg • https://experience.sap.com/fiori-design-ios/views/analytic-view/#!