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Sale of Toshiba's NAND Flash Business Raises Risks for Product Managers

Published: 26 October 2017

ID: G00336000

Analyst(s): Joseph Unsworth

Summary

Toshiba plans to sell its flash business to a consortium with different interests, whose levels of commitment are unclear. Technology product management leaders must mitigate the risks posed by this move.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Ongoing litigation by Western Digital raises uncertainty about the deal, but product managers have time to assess their next move
    • Recommendations
  • Lack of clarity around the consortium's long-term investment and technology strategy raises risks for product managers
    • Recommendations

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