The news around Nokia has been understandably negative recently, with some calling its collapse "one of the most spectacular implosions in the history of business."
Last month, Nokia lost its top spot as the world's largest cell phone manufacturer. Last week, it announced a reduction of 10,000 jobs globally by Q4 of 2013.
So the critical question: is this an implosion, or just transition? The deciding factor may lie with Nokia's intellectual property.
High stakes transitions are a normal part of business evolution. In 2004, I joined the intellectual property (IP) group in DuPont's … Read more