It sounds like #1 is being addressed, based on your article, which is a good first step.
Originally Posted by delfim
I am unsure of #2, since all of the rumours are that the first QNX handset will be touchscreen only. Most people who prefer BlackBerry prefer physical keyboards, though. So it would make more sense to release a QNX device with the Bold form factor. Touchscreen devices could be added later. I know I would not want a touchscreen only device.
#3 is the biggest problem. Lazaridis made that infamous statement about nobody wanting or needing apps, and I have no idea if he has a different opinion now, or if he is still stuck in his old ways.
#4 needs better marketing. Balsillie made the data compression sound like a liability, not an asset, when he spoke about it in the past.
I really do feel that the shareholders need to reevaluate the leadership of Lazaridis and Balsillie and bring in someone new who is able to address all of these issues. Waiting until December to do the reevaluation might be too little, too late. The smartphone market is rapidly progressing, so RIM does not have much time to right the ship.
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