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    Inhoudopgave 1. Interne analyse Blz. 4 * Missie * Visie * Kernwaarden * Apple en Milieu * Relatie & Beleid * Actualiteit Apple 2. Externe analyse Meso – omgeving Blz. 7 * Stakeholders / omgeving analyse * Concurrenten Apple 3. Externe analyse Macro – omgeving Blz. * DESTEP 4. Schematische weergaven van Apple & omgeving Blz. 1. Interne analyse Blz. 4 Visie Het bedrijf staat ervoor om voor de beste computer en muziek

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    GSBS6010 Foundation of Marketing Theory-Assignment1-Homework 2 As a one of the largest companies, Apple also has some competitors in the worldwide. According to Gartner market research showed that In PC area, HP (market share 19.6%) and Acer (market share 13.3%) have became major competitors of Apple in fourth quarter of 2010, in the smartphone operating system area major rivals of Apple are Nokia Symbian (44,3%), Blackberry RIM (19.4%) and Google Androids(9.6%) compare with iPhone OS of

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    strengths Apple launched iPod music player which is a great innovation and also it surprised the people. Apple iPod not only increase the company sales but also influence the people to get experience of Apple notebook and operating system. Brand create perception of product in the customers mind. Apple has been amongst the well reputed brands in the industry of information technology. It also stood up to its name by introducing new products such as iPod, iPad and laptops in the market to

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    Running head: Case 1 Apple Computer Case 1 Apple Computer Strategic Management of Technology (TM 583) Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation that designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company's best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of computers, the ipod, iphone and ipad.Apple rightly gets credit for building exceptional hardware and software. Even more impressive, however, is how Apple has steadfastly

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    TIME LINE: 1985-1997 :  Sculley (1985-1993) Desktop publishing and education Apple into the corporate world Desktop publishing (Aldus Pagemaker) Networking and connectivity 1990 market share stabilised at 8% Education market actually 50% market share Apple customers “love their Macs”vs IBM users “put up with” their machines Apple and IBM formed a JOINT VENTURE to create a new OS and other software. 1985-1997 :  M Spindler and G Amelio (1993-1997) Reinvigorate core markets (education K-12

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    Problem Statement: In the past, Apple has been the leader in innovation and has made a high quality product. The drastic changes in the computer industry have caused Apple to reevaluate their strategy. As a result, Apple is attempting to maintain differentiation through innovation while struggling to be cost competitive. While Apple’s revenue has increased over the past three years, profitability has declined and market share has remained stagnant. External Analysis: Porters Five Force

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    APPLE INC. Grantham University Abstract Apple Inc. is a company that is on top and still continues to rise. The company continue to design top notch products for everyone to enjoy. From Macbooks to Ipods, Ipads, and Iphones, Apple is just taking technology to a new level. Apple sells its products world wide through online stores, retail stores, and third party resellers. Apple does a fantastic job when it comes to advertising. From television commercials to print ads

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    Apple computer operates under a Functional Structure. Such organizations are divided into specific departments and employees are hired for each department based on their professional skill sets that are best suited for that department. For instance, an accounts graduate would be preferred over an arts graduate for handling the accounts and taxation department. Apple has their store which you can visit in almost most major big city as well as their online market base site. Apple computers

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    an organization gets to consolidate their cultural patterns, it assumes a life of its own, independent of its components. This phenomenon is evident in large organizations. In this report, we discuss the corporate culture of Apple Computer Incorporation. For that purpose report will provide an introduction to the chosen organisation and a clear rationale for why it has been selected. Along with that, we also discuss a detailed application of the cultural web framework to the chosen organisation

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    Apple: An Environment Analysis Environment has a huge impact on all organisations. It is a huge challenge to manage the environment in an organisation favour. However, some organisations were able to make use of this vital element. Apple Inc. is one of these successful companies who were and still until now managing it environment efficiently. Apple is a company that started in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak as a computer company. Its market value has fluctuated over the years. In 1996

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    Apple’s investors have voiced concerns over the company’s vast pile of cash, claiming that it could be using its wealth more wisely. With over $51billion - more than the GDP of Costa Rica - stored away in cash and investments it is noted by Bloomberg that Apple’s cash is still earning it less than the average US savings account. A regulatory filing last week showed that Apple received a 0.75 percent return on investments in the last financial year, which is “significantly less than the 10

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    Improvements in technology have defined generations. Each addition of a new gadget into our electronic arsenal has provided us new ways to be creative. There is little doubt that the personal computer has been one of the most significant innovations in our day-to-day lives. Each user identifies to their computer, whether it be a PC or an Apple. Users develop a strong bond with their computers and are normally reluctant to accept any other computer. From the many companies that design and

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    Steven Wozniak and Steven Jobs were the true founders of Apple. In 1976, Steven Wozniak designed what is now known as the Apple I. Jobs convinced Wozniak that he needed to try to sell the machine, and on April 1, 1976, Apple Computer was created. However, the market was not ready for such an advancement in technology, thus setting back the take off of Apple until 1977. Apple began to increase development with the introduction of the Apple II. The Apple II, included color graphics and came in

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    1) 1976 – Apple I – about 200 sales 1978 – Apple II – simple machine “for every man, woman and child”. 1981 – IBM entered the PC market. In comparison with IBM, Apple’s computers were less “open”. They were designed proprietary, so no one could clone them. 1985-1993 – Apple’s combination of superior software and hardware gave Apple unmatched capabilities in desktop publishing. Apple typically designed their products from scratch, using unique chips, disk drives, and monitors. So, in my

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    Vision and Value -Vision “Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.“ by CHRISTOPHER on SEPTEMBER 27, 2011 Role of Apple’s Vision Statement Apple’s Vision statement clearly states their long-term goals for the future. They are committed to bringing the best computing and learning experiences to consumers and through their

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    but with Samsung giving tough competition it needs to develop its product further. The same with the ipad, Apple has to make further developments in ipad otherwise there is a risk of shifting these products to cash cows. ipod is cash cow as it is clearly a market leader in its market segment. It does not need any further heavy investment for development by Apple. ipod is very essential for Apple. Mac and Apple maps falls in question mark category. Apple’s Mac has lower market share. It needs

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    Apple Computer, Inc.: Maintaining the Music Business while Introducing iPhone and Apple TV Leave a reply Topic: Apple Computer, Inc.: Maintaining the Music Business while Introducing iPhone and Apple TV Subject: Business Details: 1. Strategic challenges facing Apple Computer. 2. Dimensions along which company success can be measured. 3. Critical external and internal environmental factors that have strategic implications for Apple\’s future. 4. Dow Apple\’s strategy stands up against

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    Suppliers(o) Apple company mainly focus on their technologies and innovation, which lead to the company reduce attention on the production of internal parts of iphone. So according to statement of Apple company, it builds close relationship with its more than 150 suppliers. It is worth mentioning that the Apple company always requires their suppliers to take responsibilities for the public with the highest standards of public responsibility. For example, some suppliers were employing under-age

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    Case Brief #5 Apple As one of the most successful and innovative technic company, Apple engaged in designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and sells a range of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. Due to the fierce competition in the technical industry, Apple is facing challenges from its competitors almost on each

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    Environmental Analysis: SWOT analysis Strength: 1. Customer loyalty combined with expanding closed ecosystem 2. Apple is a leading innovator in mobile device technology 3. Strong financial performance ($10,000,000,000 cash, gross profit margin 43.9% and no debt) 4. Brand reputation 5. Retail stores 6. Strong marketing and advertising teams. Weaknesses: 1. High price 2. Incompatibility with different OS 3. Decreasing market share 4. Patent infringements 5. Further changes in

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    0 Raman Fadaei 2013 Marketing management Raman Fadaei 2013 Marketing management Apple iPhone Marketing Analysis Apple iPhone Marketing Analysis Table of Content Introduction……………………………………………………………… 2 Apple SWOT analysis…………………………………………………… 7 Apple PESTEL Analysis ………………………………………............. 9 Porter's 5 Forces Analysis……………………………………………… 11 BCG matrix perspective………………………………………………… 12 Ansoff Matrix Perspective ……………………………………………… 15 Extended Marketing mix Analysis

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    do-gooding sideshow, is now seen as mainstream. But as yet too few companies are doing it well”.(Franklin, D., 2008). This paper will analyze Apple’s corporate social responsibility policy (CSR) and the recommendations to improve their CSR. Apple Inc. Apple Inc. was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Originally just specializing in personal computers; Apple has no become one of the most dominate figures in popular culture. Through their sales of the iPod, iPhone, and iTunes

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    successful company requires a firm foundation. Businesses or corporations need to have a strategy in place to help management in the event there is a problem; they have a solution already planned out. They know how to handle any issues that may arise within the company. Apple Corporation, Inc. is a wonderful example of a company that is built on a firm foundation. When a company is up-to-date on their policies, plans, and procedures; that company is one step ahead of their competitors. In

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    Apple Inc.’s financial results for its fiscal 2012 ended September 29, 2012 show to be more profitable in comparison to its previous year. However, its marginal growth rate was not as profitable as its previous fiscal years. Apple reported the fourth quarterly revenue of $36 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.2 billion, or $8.67 per diluted share. In comparison to the year ago quarter, these results are up from revenue of $28.27 billion and net profit of $6.62 billion. Apple’s

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    Corporate Responsibility and Marketing Strategies Who is Apple? Apple is one of the world leaders in innovative technology. Founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, Apple creates and manufactures mobile phones and devices. The products of Apple include the iPad, iPhone, Mac, iPod, iTunes and Apple Television just to name a few. Through many years of experience Apple strives to continue to advance with the time while staying committed to making extraordinary technology. Apple

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    ANIQ AHMED REG NO: 5653/FMS/MBA/S12 MBA 27(B) APPLE INC. It's not just about the next hit product. Apple is preparing for a future beyond phones, tablets, watches and TVs, in which it's the premium brand for life in a fully digital age. I think, Yes, Apple has managed to develop a culture of innovation and execution within Apple’s DNA that will help to sustain in the long run. The primary objective of Apple is to sell a great product and provide a greater experience for premium price through

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    /or probable blasphemous issue/aspect/info/ data, etc. Steve Jobs, Minimalist aesthetic, visceral unconventionality and mad ambition: born in 1955 of a Syrian political science professor and a single mother who has decided not to elevate the lives of Jobs, adopted at birth by a couple of modest Californians, was marked by these values. It is also this culture he installed at Apple. Convinced of the immense superiority of its products, Steve Jobs, himself, has always refused to sell to

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    The multi billion-dollar corporation, Apple Inc., designs and manufactures some of today’s highest technological gizmos and gadgets. Among their best known products are the Apple and Macintosh computers, iPods, iTunes, iPhones and iPads. Apple is one of the most powerful and influential high tech companies in the world. The success of Apple Inc. stems from the innovation and visions of co-founder and entrepreneur, Steve Jobs, the excellence of the stylish, user-friendly products, and the

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    Management theory into management practice, Apple inc. case, module: mod001127, SID: 1230580 | Management Theory into Management Practice Assignment | Module: MOD001127 Year 2013 SID Number: 1230580 Module Leader: Roger Jeynes Apple Inc. Case Word Count: 2,985 Table of content: 1. Introduction..............................................................................................................................4 2. External Environment………………………………………………………………………….…..4

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    The Corporation Responsibilities and Marketing Strategies of Apple, Inc. Student: Elizabeth M. Haskins Professor: Michael Laverty Business 508045VA016-1148-001: Contemporary Business Strayer University October 26, 2014 Apple Computer was founded in the late 1970’s by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Now known as Apple Inc., it is a multinational corporation that creates consumer electronics, personal computers, computer software, and commercial servers, and is a digital

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    Apple Inc. in 2012 case study Executive Summary According to the case “Apple Inc. in 2012”, it was clearly illustrate that Apple Inc. is one the largest computer manufacturer in the world. The Apple company has a perfect concept and operating systems of manufacturing new products in which launch to the customers. Also, there are some other companies try to imitate the Apple Inc., but some of them were failed. The main purpose of this report is to seek the problems of the Apple Inc. and

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    APPLE INC IN RETAILING (WORLD) June 2014 SCOPE OF THE REPORT Scope All values expressed in this report are in US dollar terms, using a fixed exchange rate (2013). 2013 figures are based on part-year estimates. All forecast data are expressed in constant terms; inflationary effects are discounted. Conversely, all historical data are expressed in current terms; inflationary effects are taken into account. Retailing Disclaimer Much of the information in this briefing is of a

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    Marketing Strategy of Apple Inc and its Effectiveness ukessays.com /essays/marketing/marketing-strategy-of-apple-inc-and-its-effectiveness-marketingessay.php Carrying out this research on a strong brand image like Apple Inc. contributes to further and wider understandings about marketing strategies, even for other organizations, such as: To study the needs, wants and expectations of the various customers from different market segments. To find out reactions of customers to products of the

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    Who makes the Apple iPhone? BA 3320 – 102 International Business (Tuesday and Thursday 12.30 – 1.45 p.m.) Elyse Vlastuin - A00125261 1. What are the benefits to Apple of outsourcing the assembly of the iPhone to foreign countries, and particularly China? What are the potential costs and risks to China? The benefits to Apple of outsourcing to foreign countries is that labor costs are sometimes lower there, especially in China. Moreover, Chinese subcontractors are able to respond very quickly

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    successful company that is taking over the world of technology and feeding off the consumer driven country, Apple Inc, has influenced our generation in multiple ways. Although, Apple has given the world ipods, ipads, and iphones, along with other consumer electronics; has it influenced society in a positive or negative way? And should the answer to that determined if it is a successful company or should success be determined by the revenue the company makes? These topics and questions are frequently

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    clockwise or counter clockwise. "The iPod Classic’s click wheel allowed users to seamlessly filter thousands of songs with a few clicks," says Austin O'Malley, executive vice president for R&D at CAD software maker Solid Works. II. Not becoming Microsoft For decades Microsoft has tried to take over Apple and tried to beat them at their own game; first with Windows OS system then Zune and now with the Windows phone. Apple has been so successful because instead of focusing on user-friendly

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    MMWHTI Assignment 15 Design thinking and Innovation at Apple A Write-Up Abhiroop Mankin(1311072) Why has Apple been so successful? What do you attribute it to? What are the key reasons for Apple's success? Are Apple product so successful because of the brand status and premium pricing? Many believe that Apple is so successful because of their marketing and brand status. Is it really true or there is something else? Do Apple products really stand out amongst all its competitors? I'm

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    Apple Case Study Apple Computer Introduction: Apple Computer began it’s existence on April Fools Day in 1976 when two young men decide to sell a computer that one of the men designed. Steve Wozniak (Woz) had designed a personal computer that he and Steven Jobs built together. Woz had not even considered that idea of anyone wanting to buy it, however Jobs had a vision to introduce it to the public for sale. Woz and Jobs started the Apple Company in Jobs garage and from there it has

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    Apple Code of Conduct Apple incorporated is one of the most respected and prosperous companies in the entire world. Apple is known for their strategic releases against the competition and their reputation of keeping up very high standards. Apple started in the garage of Steve Jobs in 1976. Steve Jobs and his counterpart Steve Wozniak were passionate computers junkies that did not believe in the hassle that surrounded corporate companies and their mediocre technology. Apple began as a

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    Apple’s External Environment External environment is the environment or surroundings outside of the company such as economic component, demographic component, technological component, sociocultural component, political/legal component, and global component (Chapter 2, Management Environment, slide 5). As for Apple, they have their own factors which is P.E.S.T. (Political, Economic, Social, and Technological) factors that affect them to make a decision-making process. These are the explanation

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    UNIVERSITY OF AGDER | Term Paper - Apple | ORG 409-1, INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT | Ole Erik H. Larsen 25.09.2015 | Innhold 1 INTRODUCTION 1 2 COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE 2 3 PORTER´S STRATEGIC GROUPS 3 4 SWOT - ANALYSIS 5 5 CONCLUSION/REVIEWS 6 5.1 Future research 7 6 SOURCES 8 6.1 Guidebook 8 6.2 Internet 8 6.3 Pictures: 8 1 INTRODUCTION Apple is an American multinational technology company that constantly designs, develop and sells consumer

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    Apple Inc. 1 Apple Inc. 2 Apple Inc. Executive Summary This report provides an in-depth analysis of Apple Inc. (AAPL), with necessary recommendation increasing the wealth of the company and their shareholders. The primary competitors of AAPL would include companies such as the Intel Corporation, Target Inc. and any company that sell technological products. The total revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $182,795 billion dollars on their assets and $39,510 of net income

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    INTRODUCTION In 1996, Apple was a struggling company that had lost more than 70% of its market capitalization in the past decade. Apple’s sales had fell dramatically and their new personal computers weren’t particularly popular with consumers. The return of Steve Jobs to the company was a turning point for Apple and initiated a new era for the firm. With the launch of innovative products such as the iPod, iPhone and iPad, Apple became the biggest brand in the world. Now it remained to be seen

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    Page semi-protected Apple Inc. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Apple Inc) This article is about the technology company. For other companies named "Apple", see Apple (disambiguation). Coordinates: 37.33182°N 122.03118°W Apple Inc. Apple logo black.svg Apple Headquarters in Cupertino.jpg Apple Campus (1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, California) Type Public Traded as NASDAQ: AAPL Dow Jones Industrial Average component NASDAQ-100 component

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    Intro ถ้าพูดถึงแอปเปิ้ลไม่มีใครที่ไม่รู้จักแบรนนี้ เป็นแบรนด์ที่ไม่ใช่แค่คนไทยที่รู้จัก แต่คนทั้งโลกก็รู้จักเช่นกัน S -Apple is a leading innovator in mobile device technology. Apple has been chosen as the most innovative business in the world for the 3rd time in 2012. Company’s core competency of producing innovative products is the strength the company builds upon and is able to bring the most innovative products to the market. -Strong financial performance Apple’s financial

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    Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is a multinational corporation that creates consumer electronics, personal computers, computer software, and commercial servers, and is a digital distributor of media content. The company also has a chain of retail stores known as Apple Stores. Apple's core product lines are the iPhone smart phone, iPad tablet computer, iPod portable media players, and Macintosh computer line. Founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created Apple Computer on April 1

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    Accounting for iPhone at Apple Inc. 1. What is subscription accounting? Subscription accounting is a method in which to recognize the revenue and cost of goods sold are evenly divided over a specific period of time. The revenue is deferred into unearned revenue which would be considered as a liability account. This method also deals with the timing of a sale, in which the sale during the middle of the month will still be recognized in the full month. In this case, Apple uses a straight

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    Joy Infant F14029 1. What historically, have been Apple’s competitive advantages? * Innovation * strong brand * rapid growth * premium-price differentiation strategy 2. Analyse the Personal Computer industry. Are the dynamics favourable or problematic for Apple? The dynamics are favourable for Apple from the past and even now. Its vast innovative and design organization continues to invent and innovate when every technology jumps in the market to the latest Smart watches

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    Raghed Eid Marketing Strategy Case study 2: Apple’s winning marketing strategy Lebanese American University Every day in our lives we encounter hundreds of Apple products and this is surely a result of their winning marketing strategy.In the following, I will discuss the 4Ps integration of Apple, its internal company culture, and its external environment. On the other hand, I will present Google’s competing strategy. First, Apple focuses on each part of the 4Ps of their strategy

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    APPLE Apple By Group Name: Catalyst Warrior Group Leader Name: Asif Rayhan Anik ID. 16103099 Program: BCSE Group Members S.N | Name | ID | Program | 1. | Md. Sabbir Talukdar | 16103114 | BCSE | 2. | Saria Rashid | 16103094 | BCSE | 3. | Farzana Yesmin | 16103064 | BCSE | 4. | Farhana Yesmin | 16103063 | BCSE | 5. | A S M Sayem | 161030 | BCSE

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