Watching the Watch: Apple Business Updates

The Apple Watch is a fascinating trend to follow. From the original whispers, to the first speculation about size and shape, and then to its dazzling introductory purchasing event, it really has been quite the entertainment for observers.

 

And now that the Watch has been out of the market for a bit and people have started using them, how is it all going for Apple? To answer that, we’ll check up on the gross margins in progress, what kind of user reviews are out there, and what’s next for Apple. After that, the concluding thought about when it’s time for you to get one, if you haven’t already.

 

Checking Up On Gross Margins

 

Theidea of gross margins is one that may be just outside the typical person’s financial knowledge, but for investors and other business people, it’s an important number to consider. The better you can follow it, the better idea you’ll have of when to invest in what segment of Apple’s corporate identity, and how the timing will play out to your best advantage. By reading some of the technical public information available, you’ll be keying in on the financial success that occurs on a daily or weekly basis.

 

Checking In On User Reviews       

 

So what do people say about their Apple Watch experience so far? Well,read the reviews. There are thousands out there, and they range from well-written, in-depth commentary about every part and piece of the device, to the people who simply want to figure out what best way to destroy it. Just make sure that you read enough reviews that you don’t accidently give one person more clout than they deserve. To get a fair and balanced opinion, be sure to read all different types of people overall experience.

 

What’s Next For Apple?          

           

There have been interestingnews reports what Apple will do next. Based on the success of the Watch (and the continued success of the iPad, iPhone, etc.), the Apple company is going to expand on what works and curtail what doesn’t. Management at the company is much different than what it used to be, so for people looking for deeper details into what kinds of decisions are being made, it’s important to look through the personnel who are currently in charge.

 

When Is It Time For Me To Get One?       

 

And that all leads us to the questions – when is it time for me to get one? In general, if you want a product that has all the kinks out, you should probably wait until the second generation of production comes around. It’s difficult to tell when this will be based on current circumstances, but if you’re not in the early adopter category, then just wait and see when the announcement is.

Author: Kar

Dr. Kar is in the Information Systems & Management area in one of the top QS Ranked universities of Asia/world. He has extensive experience in teaching, training, consultancy and research in Indian Institutes. He has published over 75 high impact research papers with hundreds of citations as per Google Scholar. He has also authored/edited a number of books. He is the Editor and Founder of Business Fundas. Note: The articles authored in this blog are his personal views and does not reflect that of his affiliations.