Agility in Action

June 10, 2010
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Earlier this week, Apple announced the June 24 release of the iPhone 4 giving my piggy bank reason to be nervous. The latest iteration will feature the ability to run multiple apps at the same time (an upgrade much in demand) and video-calling (something right out of “The Jetsons”).

 

Apple’s ability to deliver what consumers want—often before they know they want it—has been well documented. In a word, Apple is agile. And its agility in reacting to the shifting market demands leads to game-changing innovation, time and again. You can’t help but be impressed.

Earlier this week, Apple announced the June 24 release of the iPhone 4 giving my piggy bank reason to be nervous. The latest iteration will feature the ability to run multiple apps at the same time (an upgrade much in demand) and video-calling (something right out of “The Jetsons”).

 

Apple’s ability to deliver what consumers want—often before they know they want it—has been well documented. In a word, Apple is agile. And its agility in reacting to the shifting market demands leads to game-changing innovation, time and again. You can’t help but be impressed.

 

In the current issue of Teradata Magazine, we’re exploring corporate agility and ways any organization can achieve it by employing the right strategy and tools. 

 

 

 

This video Take 5 features Tableau Software’s co-founder and Chief Development Officer Chris Stolte, who offers his keys to building an agile enterprise.

Now, if I can just get that piggy bank open, I’ll be able to view the rest of Teradata Magazine on a new iPhone.

Mike Westholder
Managing Editor
Teradata Magazine