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Creating the Future

At the Omni Group, we’re working hard to make iPad Pro the best platform it can be. When Tim Cook introduced iPad Pro last September, he said: “iPad is the clearest expression of our vision of the future of personal computing: a simple, multi-touch piece of glass that instantly transforms into virtually anything that you want it to be.” I still find that vision as compelling as when we decided to go “iPad or Bust!” when iPad was introduced in 2010, and if we truly want to achieve that vision we still have a lot of work to do to bring more of the power of the desktop to that transforming piece of glass.

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From empowering customers with automated workflows to providing free software trials and upgrade pricing on the App Store, Ken Case shares some of the projects Omni has been working on to create that future.

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This talk was delivered live in June 2016 at AltConf. The video was recorded, produced, and transcribed by Realm, and is published here with the permission of the conference organizers.

Ken Case

Ken Case is Chairman and CEO of the Omni Group, which he co-founded in 1992 with Tim Wood and Wil Shipley. Ken is a computer geek at heart and contributes directly to all of Omni’s products as an interaction designer and software engineer, most recently working on OmniFocus automation on iOS. Before founding Omni, Ken worked as a contract application programmer for NeXT, a systems programmer for the University of Washington, and a systems administrator for both the Center for Process Analytical Chemistry and for Statistical Sciences, Inc.

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