Research the history of RIM, specifically with an eye toward technology product development.
Your research should lead to answers to the following questions.
1. What were some of the challenges that RIM faced to protect its intellectual property, and how did RIM handle those challenges?
2. What were some of the industry factors that influenced RIM?
3. Apply as many TCOs as you can to the RIM (below).
TCOs are terminal course objectives and they are as follows:
TCO A Given a company situation be able to describe the industry dynamics of technological innovation
TCO B Given a company situation be able to determine whether and how to protect its technological innovations.
TCO C Given an organizational and industry context, identify the core technological competencies of the organization.
TCO D Given an organizational context, develop a plan to increase the innovative capabilities of the organization both through collaboration strategies and internal innovation.
TCO E Given information about a company’s industry and organization, formulate a technological innovation strategy through its
new product development strategy.
TCO F Given an organizational and industry context, identify and suggest a deployment strategy that will facilitate the success
of a technologically driven organization.