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jpmarketer 43 posts  |  Last Activity: Aug 30, 2015 11:43 PM Member since: Jan 16, 2008
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  • jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 30, 2015 1:36 PM Flag

    Yeah, it's called far flung enterprise that is no longer a strategic fit, plus uncertainty of future earnings and the drain of focus it would create on the integrated organization. Sometimes a lot of discipline is needed to exit and their discipline is what is making Nokia win in the marketplace.

  • jpmarketer by jpmarketer Jul 30, 2015 1:34 PM Flag

    should pick up now big time.

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    Simple Questions

    by jpmarketer Jul 23, 2015 12:34 PM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 30, 2015 12:03 PM Flag

    What do you think now -

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    VR

    by jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 11:44 AM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 30, 2015 11:54 AM Flag

    Amazing how much coverage VR is getting today on CNBC.

    There will be technology halo effect -- awareness of Nokia's brand and leading VR technology in the Professional Segments first (where all of the purists begin) - a street cred that if managed right, can be leveraged with consumers.

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    Wall Street learning SISU-thing

    by petterknows Jul 30, 2015 6:48 AM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 30, 2015 10:29 AM Flag

    Now that's what I'm talkin' about....

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    Wall Street learning SISU-thing

    by petterknows Jul 30, 2015 6:48 AM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 30, 2015 10:26 AM Flag

    Very well said, thank you. Can I ask a question?

    Is SISU consistent with a nuanced understanding of consumers and consumer trends?

    I ask because it seems to me that the genius of Nokia - and of the Finn people, has been the development, engineering and application of technology.

    Why did they fail to see Apple's competitive advantage? Was it just that Jobs, with his Far Eastern influence and humanism - was just so in tune that none of us could expect to come close? Or does the stoicism and strength of the Finn culture not include an emphasis on this more humanistic perspective? Or did they just make a big strategic blunder (kind of like the one Microsoft made by buying the Brand later on)?

    Whether it's the outsourced manufacturing and marketing model, or the foray this week into VR -- they don't seem to be making the same mistakes again. They seem in all aspects of their business to be forming/riding the early crests of emerging trends.

    Can't wait to read the report this weekend. Headline seems to be that the combined entity (including individual ALU results) is healthy and well-positioned to win.

    But a Company's culture is everything. It dicates how the world is perceived, strategy and execution, everything. I want to see Nokia apply the same genius they have to their technology -- to a deep, more humanistic understanding ot the consumer marketplace.

    All of this, notwithstanding the tremendous challenge if integrating French culture and Finn culture. Or French culture and any culture.

    But If Nokia, the Technlogy Leader -- can again become the Marketing Leader, we could see Suri's apparent vision really take hold. This thing could really rise again. That's what I was banking on when I started accumulating last August (too soon, as always)!

    Very cool past 36 hours -- another sign of progress. Well played, Nokia.

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    VR

    by jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 11:44 AM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 1:45 PM Flag

    Thanks. Makes me wonder whether the next few generations of meeting software may have us in different cities or countries, yet perceiving that we are sitting together, in the same room. At what point does flying through the air in a tin can spewing out hydrocarbons become passe?

  • jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 1:41 PM Flag

    In my many years on Yahoo I have seen some great tr-lls.
    You are not one of them.

  • jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 1:25 PM Flag

    Amazing -- you are admitting you are an internet tr-ll, that you are here on a mission to clutter up the board and to prevent any productive discussion, pro or con. And you don't care who knows it, you'll keep doing it anyway because you can. Does that pretty much sum you up, what you're calling yourself?

  • Zutkol8 - You've been posting here 24/7 for months, always cluttering up the board. Why did you re-set your alias minutes ago - just today, with this being like your 8th post in the new series?. What does it mean when an alias keeps interfering with any discussion, re-sets its alias over and over?

    zuktol8
    8 posts | Last Activity: 9 minutes ago Member since: Jul 28, 2015

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    VR

    by jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 11:44 AM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 12:32 PM Flag

    Wondering if they will unveil their marketing/distribution partner(s) so the consumer product model starts to become clear. Also, huge Category -- any sizable share is significant.

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    VR

    by jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 11:44 AM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 12:14 PM Flag

    Looka like your alias was created minutes ago, your first post, to answer mine, Kublican. What's that about? Did you have any comments on the upcoming VR intro?

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    VR

    by jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 11:44 AM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 12:12 PM Flag

    What does that mean?

  • jpmarketer by jpmarketer Jul 28, 2015 11:44 AM Flag

    Anyone have any info on the upcoming Nokia VR intro this week? Forbes article just hit on the size of the Category -- Huge -- $21 billion within 48 months.

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    Simple Questions

    by jpmarketer Jul 23, 2015 12:34 PM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 23, 2015 11:22 PM Flag

    Hey Josh - I see you replied earlier -- but I can't see the response. I don't know if others can. Can you re-post it?

  • jpmarketer by jpmarketer Jul 23, 2015 12:34 PM Flag

    The amount of data being streamed is increasing exponentially and expected to continue to do so.

    Is it unreasonable to invest in the Segment, and specifically, in Nokia, to capitalize upon this?

    A related question is, what Segment(s) is (are) Nokia operating in now, and what Segment(s) will they be operating in tomorrow, when and how does this change the business and the multiple?

  • jpmarketer jpmarketer Jul 7, 2015 3:22 PM Flag

    So at what point does the market anticipate that this outcome occurs, and price in accordingly --

  • jpmarketer jpmarketer Jun 24, 2015 3:25 PM Flag

    10. Suri's stated intention to resurrect the glory of the Nokia Brand. Profit opportunity in and of itself, halo effect on non-consumer businesses.

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    NOK up 6% in Helsinki -- 4:30 a.m. EST US

    by jpmarketer Jun 24, 2015 4:29 AM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jun 24, 2015 3:19 PM Flag

    Instead of continuing to say you don'tknow where I found it -- why dont you go to the naz site. You know the address. Double click quotes and give it a minute. Then put in NOK1V. YOu will see the day for Nokia in Helsinki at 6.5150 +0.32 +5.17%. Any reader of this board can do the same for the next 12 hours or so until Helsinki re-opens. It's not a matter of whether the one and only Naz site is saying this -- right now - It's a matter of why. By the way-- the 6.5150 +0.32 +5.17% is a copy and paste directly from the NOK1v page. The only things I changed were -- I converted the green arrows into plus signs. You seem to be here 24/7, you responded instantly, so what happens when yo ugo to NAZ and put in NOK1V?

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    NOK up 6% in Helsinki -- 4:30 a.m. EST US

    by jpmarketer Jun 24, 2015 4:29 AM
    jpmarketer jpmarketer Jun 24, 2015 2:45 PM Flag

    I tried twice to answer this morning but my posts were blocked -- now, I realize, because i used the name of the nazzy site. But if you go to it -- now -- at 2:42 pm EDT and look at the close in Helsinki, it was 6.5150 +0.32 +5.17%. -- NOK in Helsinki was up all day and was up 6% this morning when I wrote the original post, the site reported.

    I see that the conversion -- Helsinki price expressed in Euro's and the US ADR's in dollars looks right. But can anyone explain why NOK (NOK1V) closed up 5.1% in Helsinki today and it's down in the US, with no major change in the EUR/DOL rate? Did not mean to mislead this morning. I reported accurately what I found, and it's still there right now. See for yourself.

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