By now, you’ve no doubt heard that HP decided to stop making tablets and smartphones based on the WebOS platform. While the move confused many industry analysts, I believe it sends a clear message to businesses: Your mobile strategy should not depend on another company.
What happens to all the developers that poured time and money into WebOS apps? What about the companies that developed WebOS apps for their business? With one decision (which was completely out of their control), all that time and money became worthless.