6.2.5 Fairphone part 2

Course subject(s) Module 6: Conclusion

For the second video dedicated to Fairphone, the chief technology officer of the company – Olivier Hebert talks about the trends in the technologies developed and the relevant business┬ámodels.

Key Points:

  • The characteristics and the development of the technologies depend on the type of product and business model. For example, the laptops have more modular and durable design. When it comes to smartphones, the focus is on less lasting products at cheaper prices.
  • Designing of a new product requires considering the supplier, manufacturers and product availability.
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