Five Considerations when Deploying iPad in Your Business - Slide 5

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For all the "magic" of having an instant-on touchscreen tablet as portable as the iPad, the truth is that Apple's tablet is pretty much a single-tasking device. And I'm not referring to its lack of multi-tasking capabilities here.

Unlike workstations running Windows or even the Mac OS, the design philosophies behind the iOS mean that applications are generally created to stand alone. While it is entirely possibility to switch between applications, the experience is hardly optimal due to the monolithic process flow. As such, small and mid-sized businesses looking to use the iPad need to design the flow-logic within their applications accordingly.

Much has already been written about the Apple iPad and its suitability -- or not -- in business. As with every tool, a proper evaluation considers both its strengths and weaknesses. To help businesses that are considering integrating the iPad into their workflow, Paul Mah has highlighted five factors.

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