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So BlackBerry isn’t going ahead with its privatisation, but it has taken $US1 billion in funding from the company that might have bought it out and has agreed to get rid of CEO Thorsten Heins. What that means for its future product direction is, right now, anyone’s guess, though an increased enterprise focus still seems likely.
Apple enjoys a prominent position in the smartphone and tablet markets, but larger enterprises who want to purchase those products often find the process both more difficult and more expensive than dealing with more traditional vendors. Here are some tactics to make the experience a little less painful.
When your workplace shifts into a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) model, whether willingly or unwillingly, it quickly becomes apparent that full-blown office suites designed for keyboard and mouse access aren’t going to be as useful. One solution to that dilemma is to develop single-purpose apps for tablets and mobiles. But how quickly can they be deployed, and will businesses cough up the money needed to build them?
Over the weekend, BlackBerry announced that it was rationalising its product line, sacking thousands of staff and concentrating on enterprise and business customers rather than a mass consumer offering. That’s a sensible strategy, but it will require some immediate product changes. Here are five issues it needs to resolve.