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How IT Views RIM's Future: Exclusive Research

IT professionals have strong feelings about RIM, its products, and its plight. But the real issue is end user device preference.
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RIM's leadership structure, with its co-CEOs, has been an odd one from its outset. Lazaridis and Balsillie concentrated on making a great messaging device, which the BlackBerry still is. But browser performance has never been good, and an app story has yet to materialize for the BlackBerry. Only 5% of our respondents are willing to let the CEO pair off the hook. But would someone else have done better? Not many companies invent the successor to their own market leading product.

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2/4/2012 | 5:24:04 PM
re: How IT Views RIM's Future: Exclusive Research
It is understandable the situation RIM faces now because RIM is a real singer, but Apple or Google is a pop star. Of course pop star has more audiences, but we'll know a real singer has better taste and style. 80% more people don't have professional knowledge to the electronic devices.
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