RIM May Split Business Apart
Reminds me of when Palm was circling the bowl...
This "breaking up the company" business reminds me of when Palm was circling the bowl before they eventually went down the pipe. I wonder if RIM will do the exact same thing...
Here is whats different:
What was Palm was bought,sold, and merged a few times throughout the years creating a weak company in the end.
That weak company put out a very impressive OS, put it on lousy hardware and gave an exclusive to Sprint of all carriers. Never gave it a chance. Then another company with a lousy management team bought it and destroyed what was left.
RIM is in far better shape with it's restructuring efforts. Management is being turned over, options are being explored and talked about. They ...
T Bone said:
IBM also did the same thing and successfully turned the company around.
Even Apple who was the underdog for years was brought back.
Often times the very management that builds a company up can be their downfall if things turn for the worse. They have a fighting chance with a new CEO.
Apple may be something to worry about in the future. Steve Jobs left a product roadmap in place for the next couple of years to be sure. They have messed it up without him before. It's easy to do.
Tim Cook seems more mild,...
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