Okta is a Unicorn, BlackBerry Acquires Good Technologies

Okta is an important company in part because what their existence says about Microsoft’s challenges in the enterprise space. Plus, Blackberry acquires Good Technology, making them the market leader in device management.


Not all products are disruptive: some are obsoletive. They are more expensive but remove the need for entire categories of products.

BlackBerry – and Nokia’s – Fundamental Failing

In December 2009, while a first-year student at Kellogg, I went to a RIM (now BlackBerry1) recruitment presentation. “Our problem,” the relatively senior fellow said, “is that when I get on a plane, everyone uses a BlackBerry until they close the door. Then they pull out their iPods. We need to make BlackBerry’s the only […]