The company reports its latest quarterly results next week.
“It suggests that the company is finding few strategic options for many of its component pieces and any plans to refashion itself will be as a much smaller organization,” said principal analyst Charles Golvin of Forrester Research.
A spokesman for the company would not comment on the report, thought said that "as previously stated, we are in the second phase of our transformation plan. Organizational moves will continue to occur to ensure we have the right people in the right roles to drive new opportunities in mobile computing.”
The Wall Street Journal report came as BlackBerry launched a new flagship smartphone, the Z30, The Globe and Mail's Omar El Akkad reports.