Porter Model is Dead

I’m at the O’Reilly conference of Emerging Technology and it’s giving me just the right setting (and time away from the day job of leading Rubicon) to capture an idea

The Holy Grail of the SMB Market

I’ve been working with many a new client who wants to reach the SMB market. These are traditional enterprise companies who want to expand. And they the SMB market as

Top 10 Trends for 2007

Top 10 Trends for 2007 High-Tech Markets: 1. The OS matters. With open source, mashups and mobile players all creating different and incompatible platforms, we believe the software platforms of

Worthy Adobe Intel

Check out a good piece of early sleuthing by Malik on Flash as a fundamental platform for software 2.0. Apparently, Adobe’s purchase of amicma suggests some new aspirations for the

Will Vista be the last great O/S?

George Gilder of Wired has a article worth slowing down and reading. What it supposes is that the desktop is dead and that the Internet cloud is our future. He

Symbiotic Relationships in Play

One of the fundamental truths about the high technology market today, is that consumers have tremendous power. Market power used to be much like a big castle surrounded by high

Collective Intelligence: What is it really?

One idea discussed at the web 2.0 conference was “what is collective intelligence”. Is it what some have said about things like Yahoo’s Flicker — that community tagging allows all