• Data Sheet-Celebrating Apple's Lucrative Switcheroo

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    For all the effort companies put into crafting their strategies, hiring fancy-pants management consultants, and imagining their place in magic quadrants, sometimes a combination of luck and listening to customers is more important.
    Perhaps the best example ever of these twin virtues-luck and listening-celebrates its tenth anniversary this week. Exactly a decade ago Apple opened the App Store, a relative afterthought in Steve Jobs's vision of how customers should use his iPhone, released the previous year. Jobs initially abhorred the idea of allowing software developers to write programs...
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