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What We Can Learn from Steve Jobs
Nov.-Dec. 2011 (vol. 13 no. 6)
pp. 6-8
San Murugesan, BRITE Professional Services, Australia

What can IT professionals and executives learn from Steve Jobs? This tribute to the great technologist and visionary innovator discusses how Jobs went about transforming computing, enhancing the user experience, and creating a most valued technology company.

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Keywords: Information technology, Steve Jobs
Citation:
San Murugesan, "What We Can Learn from Steve Jobs," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 6-8, Nov.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.108
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