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The New iPhone 4S: Make Or Buy Wasn’t Strategic Enough For Apple

Yesterday, Apple unveiled its new iPhone: the iPhone 4S. While it had a few upgrades from the previous version that seemed to disappoint analysts and investors, the hot new feature of this iPhone is the voice command technology, called Siri. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Siri is the name of the voice command software firm…

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Could Apple’s Supplier & Competitive Strategies Be Spooking The Stock Market?

With so much press speculation about a double-dip recession being imminent, I cannot help getting sucked in by headlines that may offer a clue on what’s to come economically. Such was the case today when I saw the headline “Is Apple Fearful of a Consumer Slowdown?” Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! That headline actually scared…

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Another Apple Supplier Debacle: Supplier Exec Gets Paid To Reveal iPad Secrets

Listen, I know I post a lot about procurement-related problems involving Apple. But don’t get the wrong idea – it’s not that Apple’s procurement is bad, it’s just that when you’re the hottest company out there, a lot of people are gunning for you and the challenges are perhaps greater than they are elsewhere. Don’t miss updates on Procurement &…

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