August 14, 2019

Stephen Elop (Ex Nokia CEO)

On the Nokia case:

»We didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost.«

Why ecosystems matter:

»The battle of devices has now become a war of ecosystems, where ecosystems include not only the hardware and software of the device, but developers, applications, ecommerce, advertising, search, social applications, location‐based services, unified communications and many other things. Our competitors aren’t taking our market share with devices; they are taking our market share with an entire ecosystem. This means we’re going to have to decide how we either build, catalyse or join an ecosystem.«

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