Tag Archives: RIM

"Me too" is Not Innovation

This holiday season Amazon introduced its tablet, the Kindle Fire. It was seen as a major move for Amazon, a possible threat to Netflix and an attractively priced alternative to the iPad. The media gushed. Jeff Bezos did his best Steve Jobs impression. It won’t mean a thing. A year from now, the iPad will still rule the tablet world.

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Getting Rich versus Getting Lost – Smartphones

Google & Apple vs. RIM, Nokia, Samsung, Microsoft by Adam Hartung Summary: Most planning systems rely on extending past performance to predict the future But markets are shifting too fast, making such forecasts wildly unreliable To compete effectively, companies must anticipate future market shifts Planning needs to incorporate a lot more scenario development, and competitor information in order to overcome ...

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Tablet Market Dominated by Apple iPad – For Now

Microsoft just posted a really good quarter and has been openly criticized for its lack of strategy in the tablet market and other consumer market. This software giant has failed to innovate in many fronts despite massive resources and strong talent based. The company has also failed to create any buzz on their product launches; you wonder what is not ...

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Creating Blackberry Innovations with S.I.T.

Blackberry is taking a shellacking from iPhone and Android. It’s market share has declined 4% in four months. Why? The company drifted from a strategy built around its core competency and is frantically chasing its app-crazed competitors. Though Blackberry defined the smart phone category, it will lose its lead unless it changes. Blackberry needs innovation. This month’s LAB outlines an ...

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