"Web 2 Summit" entries
Jim Balsillie on Research In Motion's app and tablet strategy, and why a mobile OS isn't a selling point.
Times are changing for Research in Motion as mobile competitors make headway in the enterprise and RIM expands with consumer and tablet offerings. Jim Balsillie, co-CEO of RIM and a speaker at Web 2.0 Summit, discusses RIM's strategies for the shifting mobile world in this Q&A.
Innovation was once the sole rent source in the computer industry, but things have changed.
We love companies that innovate, even if they can extract rent from it. What we don't like is when they mature and transition to less palatable rent extraction strategies.
Lisa Gansky on why businesses need to embrace sharing and open systems.
Closed systems and applications have big supporters, but the push for sharing and openness has momentum as well. Author and Web 2.0 Summit speaker Lisa Gansky calls this movement "The Mesh," and in this Q&A she explains how an open mindset creates a competitive advantage.