Are there any signals, indicating how the unification of the two companies is advancing? There is hardly any information available. Now we are looking for signs of excellence in making it work with the different cultures and people in various parts of the N-A-L organization. Looking at the notorious history of the companies, breaking down the silos is not going to be an easy task.
Building a company culture for co-creation between the N-A-L personnel may be the #1 success factor just now, as the new Nokia is facing hard competition from the Cisco-Ericsson coalition and Huawei. The point being: for N-A-L the critical issue may be internal: connecting people. This makes for an interesting business case about change management. Something definitely to follow up.