"There's no reason why everyone shouldn't be like that," Mr. Cook said in an interview discussing the company's new partnership with IBM to develop applications for business and enterprise. "Imagine enterprise apps being as simple as the consumer apps that we've all gotten used to. That's the way it should be."
The companies are planning to create over 100 apps for various industries. The first apps should be available alongside the release of iOS 8.
Cook tells the WSJ that laptops still outnumber tablets by three-to-one in business environments; however, that may change if IBM and Apple can create apps that let workers do their jobs in "fundamentally different and fundamentally better" ways.
"You can envision the day when everyone in every enterprise has one," said Cook.