Originally Posted by Jason Dunn
I'd never applaud someone losing their job, but it's clear that Nokia needed to make a serious change in direction if they wanted to have a future in the mobile industry. A lesser company would have waited until things got so bad that they did it out of desperation rather than as a carefully considered decision.
You're giving Nokia too much credit here. Things have
gotten so bad that they have partnered with one of the companies who they repeatedly pooh-poohed before. No matter whether you think the partnership is the right idea, Nokia has
done it out of a matter of desperation. You don't ditch your two platforms, both your established and your future platform, unless you're desperate.