Articles By Chris Lau

IBM’s transition progresses, driven by acquisitions strategy

Over the last three months, IBM continued its turnaround. Business is improving in cloud, analytics, social, mobile, and security. Unsurprisingly,...

October 26th, 2015 Chris Lau
Feature John Chen BlackBerry CEO

BlackBerry Priv (Android) will have all the sweetness of passport and more

In August, I suggested that BlackBerry wind down its hardware phone business. So long as revenue grew in enterprise software,...

October 2nd, 2015 Chris Lau
IBM IoT

IBM provides insight at its business analytics conference

IBM provided updates to its new initiatives at its business analytics conference on September 16th. The company focused primarily on...

September 22nd, 2015 Chris Lau
BlackBerry

Where BlackBerry went wrong, and where it is headed next

John Chen spoke with Rich Karlgaard about BlackBerry’s turnaround. Chen said he turned down the CEO position three times before...

September 20th, 2015 Chris Lau

Microsoft readies Surface Pro 4

Microsoft may seem like it is focused only on rolling out Windows 10, but the company’s efforts in moving forward...

August 27th, 2015 Chris Lau
BlackBerry

BlackBerry should sell its phone unit and focus on enterprise software

BlackBerry is not a very well-liked company on the stock market. Its stock is hovering near yearly lows. This works...

August 7th, 2015 Chris Lau

IBM readies itself for the future

Sales at IBM are stabilizing. After years of asset sales and acquisitions to ready itself for tomorrow’s computing world, IBM...

July 24th, 2015 Chris Lau
Microsoft Cloud and Mobility solutions

Is Microsoft Mobile critical to its enterprise endeavours?

As Microsoft gears up for the Windows 10 release for later this month, the company is slimming down. It is...

July 13th, 2015 Chris Lau
microsoft windows

Microsoft just made laptops obsolete

Very soon, people will not need to carry around a laptop and smart phone to complete their computing needs. Microsoft...

July 8th, 2015 Chris Lau

Google Android M uninspiring but shows promise

Google held I/O 2015 last month (May 28 – 29, 2015). In that conference, the company announced Android M would...

June 24th, 2015 Chris Lau