They may be afraid to make decision if they don't know what to benefits. The board has to analysed their structure and consider the various benefits of reshuffling their leadership and appointing a new head, the two CEOs also have to relinguished their current positions in the company's board.
I don't know if RIM has ever realized that they have been distrupted in the smartphone market and are doomed to see their market share erode to irrelevance. They need to consider what their core competence is and keep it. If RIM had the right leadership and perhaps embraced just one CEO rather than two, it could take this opportunity in turbulent times to change, evolve and grow.
Jay_Bond, I agree Blackberry's email account is unparalleled. The multiple mail service offered by Blackberry is the reason my family and I couldn't get rid of our blackberry phones. I think it's best RIM merge with similar company.
Ariella, You and Anna Young seem to be having so much fun on this subject of supply chain and lyrics, I would like to commission you both to write a blog each on the lessons the electronics industry can learn from songs. Lyrics only, please and deadline? Not, "when the saints go marching in. . . "
EBN Dialogue enables and encourages you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Not only editors and journalists, but the entire EBN community is able to comment and ask questions. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats.
Thailand Stages a Comeback Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Microsoft Surface: Potential Winners & Losers What are the implications for the electronics industry supply chain of Microsoft Corp.'s decision to launch its own tablet PC? Join industry veteran and EE Times' systems and OEM expert Rick Merritt on Tuesday, July 3, at 12:00 pm EDT for a Live Chat on this subject.
Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Peter Drucker famously said "Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window." Yet in the razor's-edge world of electronics—with a lean supply chain and just-in-time demands—the need to know the future is vital.
While no one really can accurately predict the future, we can take guidance from another Drucker saying which is the best way to predict the future is to create it.
You've heard the saying "the No. 1 supply chain risk is your people." That hasn't always been the case. But today's complex global supply chain requires a new type of multitalented employee. It's one who understands, finance, marketing, economics, is savvy with technology, graceful with relationships and can think analytically.
Where are these people? Are universities properly preparing the next generation supply chain professionals? How do train your existing workforce for these new, demanding positions?
Brian Fuller, editor-in-chief of EBN, will lead a 60-minute Avnet Velocity panel discussion that will ask and answer these and other questions swirling around today's supply-chain talent challenges.