Leveraging the Engines of the Digital
Or How to Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the Rise of the Machines
No longer will just a few companies control the supply of essentials and extract obscene margins from you. Behold the world of D2C (Direct to Consumer) – a business approach that only exists because of digital engines. They are really just modest products we use...read more
The Digital Upheaval Has Transformed Even Money, Creating Cryptocurrencies. Why Has China Banned Them? Is This a Signal?
All money is fiat currency. Its value depends upon your faith in the state that backs it. Bitcoin’s value is skyrocketing because it does not depend on faith in a government. Is this a warning flag on the future? Talk about the impact of digital transformation. The...read more
Last week’s blog about the potential demise of FANGs (acronym for Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google + Apple) got quite a response. Going Digital requires imagining different futures. Try this. Last week we explored what might bring one or more of the FANGs down....read more
The FANGs Dominate the S&P 500. The Average Membership Tenure is Shrinking. Here’s a Thought Experiment: What is Going to Knock Them Off the List?
The FANGs (acronym for Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) ride high today. But, creative destruction is relentless. They are no less impervious to disruption than earlier companies. What do you think will do it? Are some of the signs already here? Seems foolish to...read more
I consult and write on digital transformation in the enterprise, driven by the inexpensive and ubiquitous computing power of the cloud. Increasingly, all business leaders must attain a certain level of digital fluency and deal with these technical challenges. I can assist you in your journey. Please use these blogs to raise your awareness.