What Kind of Innovative Does Apple Have to Be?

Harvard Business Review

Other new features announced at Apple''s World Wide Developers Conference Monday, such as the iOS 7 and Mavericks operating systems, had a bit more actual newness to them. Partisans of rival mobile operating system Android , along with skeptical Wall Streeters , have been raising questions about the company''s ability to keep innovating in the post Steve Jobs era. In 2007, Christensen called the iPhone "a sustaining innovation relative to Nokia" and predicted that it would flop.