Day: April 16, 2011


Why Windows Phone 7 would have failed as a startup.

While Windows Phone 7 has been making steady progress in terms of market share since it’s launch in late 2010, a series of poor decisions and technical errors have and continue to threaten it’s chances of success. Ignoring the essentially limitless financial backing of Microsoft, the OS is in many ways similar to a startup, and there are a number of vital lessons which can be learned from the launch of WP7.