1. pcuser's Avatar
    Ousted BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins inherited a mess of problems when he took over the troubled company last year -- and his eventual replacement faces an even more dire situation...

    Where BlackBerry's ousted CEO went wrong - Nov. 5, 2013
    11-05-13 06:47 PM
  2. ranzabar's Avatar
    The author is correct. Mr. Heins was distracted by the core Blackberry market by the idea of being the hearts and minds of the masses. I said many times here at CrackBerry that Blackberry was a business tool more than a consumer brand.
    11-05-13 08:01 PM
  3. pcuser's Avatar
    I don't know the actual production issues or marketing plans behind the decision, but I also agree with the author about the alienation of the core BB fans by releasing the Z10 as the first OS10 device before the Q10.
    11-05-13 08:10 PM
  4. southlander's Avatar
    Something tells me if the Q10 launched first and did not sell well (it has not) , the article would have said Heins key mistake was releasing a "welcome to 2008" keyboard phone that is out of touch with where the market has gone.

    Traugs, Elite1, CairnsRock and 2 others like this.
    11-05-13 08:34 PM

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