Sunday September 29, 2013

Executive Infighting Reportedly Led to BlackBerry's Downfall

I believe Lincoln said it first: A house divided against itself cannot stand, which pretty much sums up the crumbling Blackberry empire. Independent investigations conducted to find the main reason Blackberry failed so miserably put the blame squarely on the company executive’s inability to cooperate with each other.

Once the preferred handset maker among the corporate elite, BlackBerry was hurt by its inability to move past the legacy operating system that got it into the smartphone game and quickly fell behind Apple's iPhone and Google's Android operating system.