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What did organization do well? * Connected all devices allowing for synergy between users devices, this also makes people buy all of their products since only their products are all connected (drives sales) * The syncing of all items (emails, documents etc) allows for business’ to have people work from home, vacation etc which increases workers satisfaction (the flexibility of being able to wdo work anywhere) * Information systems promote business cohesion, efficiency, globalized markets and workplace * iCloud API addition provides value for the developers of Mac Apps allowing them to integrate iCloud into their apps. Third party iOS and OS X developers who want to keep loyal users and attract new users, can engage consumers through iCloud’s network of users providing flexibility to reach thousands of apps regardless of the device they are using.
What measures might have facilitated or improved the process? * Apple’s ultimate goal is to create a world of only Apple devices and their associated platforms where users can live and work. Apple’s vision creates a perception of exclusivity and builds a barrier to entry. However, this can either be viewed as facilitating the company’s underlying goal or hindering it. Apple operates in a closed system with proprietary hardware and software that is often incompatible with software applications used in the business realm. Keeping both short and long term sustainability in mind, the introduction of the iCloud could have been improved by making the system available to the open market beyond the Apple Service platform. * Features to improve the process: * Business Accounts * Apple should look to designate existing Apple IDs to include in a company group, or assign new company based Apple IDs to employees * Domain Support * Apple iCloud makes…...

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