Android, Inc. - A Brief 2011 Industry Analysis by Christopher Frost
Approx. 5,700 words.
Published on October 12, 2011.
A very brief industry analysis of the Android operating system, starting with some company background, looking at the external environment as of October 2011, and then delving into a competitive analysis of the embedded OS ecosystem. This paper looks at the challenges Android faces not just from Apple and Microsoft, but from its own partners and desire to rush products into market.