Consumers are the last stop in an increasingly complex supply chain, and their wishes often impact important sourcing decisions. It's interesting then to note how the features and functions of the popular Apple iPhone have evolved since the company's first iPhone launch in 2007.
Alex Hillsberg from Finances Online shared an infographic that clearly illustrates the market and the must-have wishlist of users. It proves that innovation has definitely been a hallmark of the iPhone, with the advent of favorite features including Siri and the App Store.
The newest offering seems to have hit many of the key items on consumer minds. The question now is how these changes will alter Apple's supply chain. What do you think?
Actually, IBM paved the way for smartphones, followed by Nokia and Motorola, and then Apple and Google. Apple iPhones are, if you compare with standard phones, are a lot faster because of their strict architecture. Apple also has a good to great after sales service. Their products are costly because they have so much marketing to do.
I think Apple should pay more attention to the polls conducted by websites (and itself) before launching another iPhone. It should include some of the features that users voted on. I personally think that the iOS could be better optimized, and also, visibility under the sunlight is a big issue.
"Consumers are the last stop in an increasingly complex supply chain, and their wishes often impact important sourcing decisions. It's interesting then to note how the features and functions of the popular Apple iPhone have evolved since the company's first iPhone launch in 2007"
Hailey, technology also changed drastically during the past 7 years. I think Google and Android are the main reasons in paving way for change in Smart phone industry.
Supply chain sustainability leads to clear benefits to the organization, not only from an environmental perspective, but also in terms of reduced costs and increased customer benefits. However, to reap these benefits, organizations need to make a concerted effort to disseminate the vision throughout the organization.
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