Case | HBS Case Collection | April 2003 (Revised November 2003)

Nokia and MIT's Project Oxygen

by Rebecca Henderson and Nancy Confrey

Abstract

Pending developments in wireless networking and in embedded computing present a long-range strategic challenge to Nokia, Inc. This case outlines the ways technology is likely to develop in the next 20 years, briefly describes Nokia's history and strategic positioning, and challenges the reader to develop a coherent strategy for Nokia going forward.

Keywords: History; Strategic Planning; Forecasting and Prediction; Problems and Challenges; Wireless Technology; Growth and Development Strategy; Telecommunications Industry;

Citation:

Henderson, Rebecca, and Nancy Confrey. "Nokia and MIT's Project Oxygen." Harvard Business School Case 703-450, April 2003. (Revised November 2003.)