Apple iPad - Business Model Analysis We've just published our analysis of the business model impact of the Apple iPad. See here for a free preview at the Telco 2.0 Subscription Service portal. Previous entry Next entry Comment Web Design Kent February 23, 2010 11:12 AM I'm not sure why the ipad would be considered an asset in the classroom. As educators we can too easily be wowed by technological solutions to non-technological problems. I don't think these excessively fragile ipads have anything to offer that educators can't get or create elsewhere, just as well, at a fraction of the cost. Gadgets are not a replacement for competent teaching - nor do they provide a significantly improved user experience in the classroom.