- BlackBerry’s smartphone hardware exit is a positive development, not negative, and signals that the company’s turnaround is nearing completion.
- BlackBerry held on to its hardware long enough to grow its software and services business, a move now paying off strategically and financially.
I must respectfully disagree with my esteemed colleague Avi Greengart’s take on BlackBerry’s recent decision to exit smartphone hardware design and manufacturing. Not only is this a positive development for BlackBerry, but it’s also a key sign that the vendor’s dramatic turnaround is nearly complete. Continue reading “Hello BlackBerry: Why Dropping Hardware Is Part of a Brighter, Security-Centric Future”