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• The San Antonio Business Journal reports that "local grocery retailer H-E-B has been working with Apple Inc. and Salesforce on enterprise mobile applications that streamline processes for its employees, an example that was recently highlighted by Apple CEO Tim Cook during Salesforce's annual Dreamforce conference."

"We're really proud to be working with H-E-B. Grocery is changing in a major way, and they're really leading the charge," Cook said during the conference.

“H-E-B’s partnership with Apple and Salesforce enables us to quickly innovate, and this gives our partners an exceptional mobile experience with the enterprise reliability and scalability we've come to expect from these two companies,” Mike Georgoff, chief product officer of H-E-B Digital, told the Business Journal in an email. Through this partnership, H-E-B has developed mobile solutions to enable their employees to more easily access schedules, track work orders, monitor products and provide feedback to ensure quality and safety, Georgoff said."

The story adds: "This partnership is an example of recent technological moves the company has made. In June, it opened its technology hub in East Austin, and it subsequently announced plans to build a 150,000-square-foot, five-story tech center at its headquarters in August. In July, it also announced a pilot program to test self-driving vehicle delivery locally."
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