Staying ahead in an ever changing business market is hard, but that's what management is paid to do, right? It is therefore hard to see how spending $1.2 billion to purchase a company, before closing it without recouping much, if any, of the purchase price less than 15 months later, let alone the additional R&D [...]
Managing succession is always a challenge for any organization, one that’s usually done with little public comment. However, when it comes to large organizations, any change of leadership draws vast amounts of editorial and soul searching. In the case of Apple, that soul searching and editorial seems to be greater than ever, mainly because of [...]
There are many things that go into a successful device and platform. Stable hardware, OS and applications, having the right applications and the right price, making it easy to buy those applications and having a developer strategy that encourages people to write for your device. This might seem self-evident to most but apparently, not everyone.