Friday, February 11, 2011

Speed when two slow but long running boats collide!

“Today, developers, operators and consumers want compelling mobile products, which include not only the device, but the software, services, applications and customer support that make a great experience,” Stephen Elop, Nokia President and CEO, said at a joint news conference in London. “Nokia and Microsoft will combine our strengths to deliver an ecosystem with unrivalled global reach and scale. It’s now a three-horse race.”

“I am excited about this partnership with Nokia,” said Steven A. Ballmer, Microsoft CEO. “Ecosystems thrive when fueled by speed, innovation and scale.The partnership announced today provides incredible scale, vast expertise in hardware and software innovation and a proven ability to execute.”

This was always coming with the new CEO appointment but does:

two past missed the boat = one new speed boat?! We'll see:

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Nokia and Microsoft in smartphone push

By Andrew Ward in Stockholm

Published: February 11 2011 08:10 Last updated: February 11 2011 08:10

This is a good read from Tim Harford on Nokia and organisations


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