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Industry software products and logic studio a suite

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industry software products; and Logic Studio, a suite of audio tools Introduction The name of the organization I chose is Apple. My organization was started in 1976. Apple is in the computer industry. The mission statement is "Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its innovative hardware, software and internet offerings" (Apple, Inc.) . My organization specializes in electronics. Their products are iPhones, iPads, and computers. The main headquarters are in Cupertino, California and Middle Silicon Valley. Apple operates in ten different countries. Apple is currently doing well but, it does face some risks in the future. China may become competition for Apple in the future. The customer base in India is not very large.
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STRATEGIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN 6 Key Business Goals One of the company’s goal is to provide the best electronic devices, hardware, peripherals, software, and services to its customers. Another goal is to design the best products. Apple plans to continue to make user-friendly products. Another goal is Apple plans to open- up more locations and increase revenue. Apple has plans to make all the retail chains they have use renewable energy to help the environment. IT Strategy to Support Goals of the Organization Service The Apple employees have confidence in the Apple products. Continuous innovation also helps to improve Apple service. Apple hires and trains employees with the same goals as Apple. Apple creates loyal customers. There are ethical codes that the suppliers must follow in-order to be a supplier of Apple. They must continue to expand and provide different and user-friendly products. Innovation Apple is the #1 innovative company in the world. Apple’s innovation strategy is creating new products and good innovative business models. When Apple delivers their products to consumers the software and hardware are in nice packages. Apple also gets into new spaces and creates niches. Apple created game-changing innovations . They are the iPod, iTunes, iPhone, and iPad. The leaders of innovation think of platforms and pipelines. This helps to push the pace of innovation. Apple is chased by their competitors. Apple hires talented innovators. They focus on making the best products and designs. Apple’s innovation is cultural. Apple has the
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STRATEGIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN 7 most effective innovation system. This helps to harnesses creativity in people. It also stimulate new ideas, streamline the design process, launch successful, and a profitable new innovations. Security Apple has the iCloud keychain. A cloud-based password manager reduces security risks and helps to improve the user experience. Users are able to use complex, site-specific passwords, and synchronize to other devices. Browser integration there is no manager plugins or tools that can be used. The keychain are user-friendly and easy to use. There is nothing to be installed. No buttons need to be clicked with the iCloud keychain. It helps to manage passwords.
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