Has Blackberry created a new recipe that includes less Apple?

Has Blackberry created a new recipe that includes less Apple?

Some had said that the release of the new Blackberry 10 device and OS was its last chance.  There was certainly a lot riding on it.  Since Blackberry’s high point in terms of innovative poster child, other players, notably Apple, have taken that crown. Apple in particular, from its consumer roots, has created some revolutionary…

Time to wake up and smell the coffee in terms of innovation?

Time to wake up and smell the coffee in terms of innovation?

The Boothroyd Room in Portcullis House in Westminster was an emotive place yesterday.  It was the venue for the UK parliament’s, Public Accounts Committee, to interview on the record, leaders from Starbucks, Amazon, and Google on the taxation of multinational corporations. Whilst this is obviously an emotive subject, the element of the discussion that I was surprised…

Passion vs. Objectivity - Is there a place for passion in business?

Passion vs. Objectiveness – Is there a role for emotion in business?

As Apple fans the world over waited for the release of the iPhone 5 last month the focus was really on the hardware as most of the new features of the next release of the iOS6 operating system had been publicized already.  In general there have been no real issues with the new hardware this time round,…