Emerging Business Models can destroy your current business Working in Silicon Valley, there are a few hundred new acronyms and technologies introduced each year that need to be understood. Being a trusted advisor means that clients need my firm and I to be really smart, on top of the latest trends, and interpreting what really [...]
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I’ve been home sick a lot lately. First a cold that needed steroids to knock out, later a stomach flu which the whole family bonded over, and now a fever my son and I are sharing. (Let that explain why I’ve not been posting much). Yet during these times, I see an upside that I [...]
The Journal reported today that talks between MSFT and Adobe broke down earlier this week. The issue is whether PDF will become a built-in feature of Microsoft’s office.
This is not a one way assault on Adobe, but a fundamental tension on who will innovate the platform and UI of the industry. Adobe has plans of it’s own that will make Microsoft the equivalent of plumbing. Needed but not discussed.
The real impact of SaaS business model is the new way to sell to Enterprise customers.
Last night, a little venue called Spark was held. The notion was to connect really smart people – who are down-to-earth good leaders in high-tech – to learn from our firm the latest on transforming business and marketing models, and meet one another to exchange, interact, engage with one another. We barely mentioned the name [...]
An industry commentary on how marketing in high-tech is changing. I think there’s way more ahead than banner ads and search word optimization when it comes to high-tech consumer marketing. I think that we will move from non-personal ways of advertising to customer engaged ways of connecting. I have provided some examples as illustrations and then provided what I think it means.
I know I’m becoming more of an introvert. I now think about things that happened 2 weeks ago and assign meaning to them. Or does that mean, I’m pondering. Hmmm. Well, anyways, that’s the context to my writing about Software 2006 and an observation I have about the software business world today. Dr. Mark Bregman from [...]
Business 2.0 ran an article this month on their ’2nd annual bottom line design awards’. The article promised to “go beyond surface beauty to single out objects that look good not just in pictures, but also on their makers’ income statements.” According to them, “design aesthetic was but one of 10 metrics we used to [...]
I wish I had an answer for the emerging business trends in software, and how they’ll play out. I can’t see the horizon very well but I do have some clouds to gaze at in the meantime. I am interested nonetheless. Here’s some trends I’m noticing that are worth considering together. 1. Seems like the [...]