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How Can BlackBerry Regain Leadership? Go Android

Imagine how compelling a smartphone would be with Android OS, Android Market AND BlackBerry’s Keyboard.

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Evolution At Work: Why Traditional Enterprise Tech Will Get Killed By Consumer-oriented Products

Today’s Post-PC, Web 2.0 Era is causing the consumer and enterprise tech worlds to collide. In this battle, the DNA of consumer tech positions it to displace “dinosaur” Enterprise mindsets.

BYOT: Treat your employees like consumers

There are two kinds of technology in the world: tech that you choose to use and tech you are forced to use. Consumer tech is now sufficiently advanced and easy-to-integrate that it is time to let employees choose and bring their own tech to work for everyday use.

Borrowing a soccer strategy to displace an entrenched market leader

In soccer, players “form a square” to outmaneuver an entrenched, stronger defender. This same strategy can enable small, agile challengers to form a square of market niches that enable them to outmaneuver and displace an entrenched market leader.

The risk of NOT innovating

We often are asked about the risk of doing something new. However, what is the risk of NOT doing something new? Especially in a world filled with creativity and competition.

What is the ‘Magic Number’ of market leaders in Tech?

Jack Welch used to say, “Be Number 1 or Number 2 (or else get out of the market).” Does this same “Magic Number” apply in the information technology and software world (where innovation is continuous and Moore’s Law applies)?