The Joy of Tech, once again, pokes fun at RIM by Robb Dunewood | Dec 20, 2011 | BlackBerry | 4 comments Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related 4 Comments Thomas on December 20, 2011 at 8:50 am We have already see the ghost of BlackBerry future. It was a post you wrote about Windows Phone and BlackBerry a long time ago. I initially laughed at this joke of a post. Now it feels like the future. How quickly RIM is failing. This has been a very sad year. As a BB admin for the first time my team is being asked find an alternative to BB in the event there is a major change to the landscape. BES has been a given and only option at my company. Our CIO wants another option as we have major security concerns with the BBX/QNX platform. More critical we don’t know the future of the company. We are no looking at Windows Phone and iOS to see how much we can lock down the devices and secure communication as an alternative to BB. By the end of May must support viable alternatives. Over 45,000 users will get an alternative and we have roughly 15,000 that are currently eligible or will be eligible for an upgrade by June 1. The future is dark…very dark. I think we will see a major switch at our company as we will announce in 2 weeks we are looking at alternatives to BlackBerry. Reply Robb Dunewood on December 20, 2011 at 9:23 am It really is sad to see the toll that arrogance, lack of vision, and poor management has taken on Research in Motion. I’ve been blogging about BlackBerry devices for 8 years, and, today, I find myself hard pressed to recommend a BlackBerry device to a new smartphone consumer unless they work for a company that uses BES. Comments like yours are making even qualified recommendations of BlackBerry Devices difficult. Reply Min Zhu on December 20, 2011 at 5:22 pm Don’t blame CEO, they want RIM win. RIM has strange culture and self distruct political environment. In RIM if a new hired person figure out major problem and introduce efficient approach, both manager and his buddy group member will proof their wrong approach works. just like someone point out driving a car is right way, pushing a car is wrong way, then both manager and his buddy group member will hate you, and proof that 3 person can also move the car by pushing it. cheating email will be sent to some vice president, saying like: see, the car moving, pushing a car is a natural part of the process, in order to deny new hired contribution of introducing skill of drive a car, they have to deny merit of driving a car. It is very strange company culture and strange company political environment, it promote stealing and cheating skill. RIM’s management may be a typical instance in MBA course. This culture deny or steal hardworking team members’ contribution/innovation, generate strange political environment, destroy RIM. So don’t blame CEO, some of their VPs and VPs’ expert generate terrible culture and self destruct political environment. Reply Z2sharina on December 21, 2011 at 5:46 am i hope blackberry can recope from their destructive image the are building worldwide Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.