2012 will be one of Research in Motion's most challenging years yet, but it's already making structural changes that will help bring the Blackberry brand back to prominence.
Mike Lazaridis may no longer be one of the front men at Research in Motion but he's still as ardent as ever in his belief that it can thrive in an iPhone and Android world.
After continuing pressure from shareholders, RIM co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have stepped down, to be replaced by chief operating officer Thorsten Heins.
Research in Motion is trying to make good after last week's Blackberry outage gave yet another sting to the fledgling smartphone brand.
Are you thinking of ditching your cumbersome CrackBerry for the HTC Evo 4G or Motorola Droid X? Well, you probably aren't alone.