Nokia, and before it was Microsoft, who counted on an aggressive marketing yet offensive strategy against the iPad to sell their own tablets, the surface and the new Nokia Lumia! Instead of demonstrating true value proposition and unique features, both
Stephen Elop; the departing CEO of Nokia; has proven that you don’t need to be smart to lead a company to failure, you don’t need to know what you do, and you don’t need to know the ins & outs
I must say that the recent Apple event (on 23rd of October 2012) brought true excitement and surprises. Everyone predicted a refresh to the MacBook Pro, and the new iPad Mini, however, the excitement was in the new iMac, the
For over a decade, Apple mastered its mantra of products secrecy. Employees, suppliers and business partners do sign and strictly comply with unprecedented rigorous agreements of non-disclosure and confidentiality. Apple retail employees are very often left in the dark on
Gone are the days where products are launched for the US market first. Winning companies realized this fact early and optimized their supply chain so to handle several international markets concurrently with the US; at least for the G7 or
It’s not Samsung, It’s not Google, It’s not Nokia/Microsoft that are the true threats to Apple. It’s Amazon with its Kindle Ecosystem. Amazon ecosystem resembles and even supersedes Apple’s one except on Apps. On Books, music and movies, Amazon wins.
I incredibly forced myself to watch the almost two hour Apple keynote for the launch of the iPhone 5. I relentlessly scrutinize every word, gesture, phrase, signal and a move to try finding Jobs touch, magic or spirit! Cook was