Blog Profile / Web Strategy by Jeremiah


URL :http://www.web-strategist.com/blog/
Filed Under:Technology / Internet
Posts on Regator:383
Posts / Week:0.9
Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Market Snapshot: Crowd-based Insurance Startups on the Rise

Above Image: Crowd Companies has identified more than a dozen crowd-based insurance startups emerging from financial industry hotbeds like London, more will emerge from each region. Crowd- and peer-based business models have impacted...Show More Summary

Want to inspire Intrapreneurship in your company? Open this box

Can you let your employees take charge of innovation – with little managerial oversight? When employees are empowered to make a difference on their own – to lead rather than follow a managerial directive – the innovation process takes on a life of its own. Adobe Kickbox, a physical box of practical tools and resources [...]

Collaborative Economy Market Contraction Signals Maturity

Above Image: a butterfly emerges after contracting in a cocoon. You’ve probably read the article from Salon, with its sarcastic title and detailing of several failed on-demand, Collaborative Economy startups. A few people asked for my thoughts First, our data shows that the Collaborative Economy movement is here to stay,. We see people increasingly adopting sharing [...]

Honeycomb 3.0: The Collaborative Economy Market Expansion #SXSW

The Collaborative Economy enables people to get what they need from each other. Similarly, in nature, honeycombs are resilient structures that enable access, sharing, and growth of resources among a common group. Our latest version of the Honeycomb framework, Honeycomb 3.0, shows how the Collaborative Economy market has grown to include new applications in Reputation [...]

Don’t Suck. How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel

This post has now become recommended reading for moderators at Ad:Tech 2008, SXSW (see FAQ #10), and more. This post is reprint from a few years ago, but is just as relevant, as the industry prepares for another busy conference season. Most Panels Suck: How To Stand out from Others Sadly, the value of most [...]

Chart: Autonomous Cars Change Every Industry, Even Yours

Above graphic: Autonomous vehicles impact every business model. Thisinfographic illustrates some the many industries that will be impacted, from Insurance, Logistics, Retail, Auto, and Cities. Though your company may still be adapting to social media technologies or Collaborative Economy disruptions, even more business model changes are coming. Show More Summary

The Collaborative Economy Sets the Stage for Autonomous Innovation

First, we had the Internet Era, when a few people could publish online and e-commerce is born. Then came the Social Media Age, when anyone could publish online using social tools, including brands. The digital communication floodgates were opened. Today, many companies are trying to get their arms around the Collaborative Economy, as customers use [...]

Auto industry goes head-to-head with Silicon Valley’s self-driving innovators

Above: Daimler AG’s Dieter Zetsche and Mercedes executives with the new semi-autonomous Mercedes E-Class at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Image Credit: Naias.com This post originally published on VentureBeat, based on my recent trip to the Detroit Auto Show. Google and Tesla may be pushing full-speed ahead in their self-driving car development and testing, but auto [...]

Here comes the Autonomous Vehicle Arms Race

Above: Sci Fi movie Minority Report envisions a future of fast-moving networked cars We’re one week out from the Detroit Auto show, 2016, which I’ll be attending. In this new market, many established auto manufactures have shown prototypes, made pronouncements, while young upstarts release their vehicles at CES, all while partnerships between established tech startups and [...]

2016 Brings Additional Enrichment, Growth to Crowd Companies Innovation Council

It’s almost a new year, and we have a lot planned for 2016 to help our members grow their Collaborative Economy programs here at Crowd Companies, which I founded two years ago. I wanted to share with you five items that we’re focused on: Content and discussions that focus on “how to” deploy in innovative [...]

Why a Strong Brand Matters in the Collaborative Economy

In a recent webinar, I joined Andrew Reid, founder of Vision Critical, to discuss the new rules of the Collaborative Economy. The webinar explored three paths established companies can take to successfully compete with the likes of Uber, Airbnb and Instacart: through price, convenience and brand. As we revealed in the webcast and in the [...]

Convenience as a Source of Competitive Advantage in the Collaborative Economy

In the on-demand, peer-to-peer movement called the collaborative economy, many rising startups are offering convenience to attract new users and customers. In this new economy, Uber and Lyft provide rides with just a few quick clicks on a mobile app—no credit cards or cash to fuss with. Buying on eBay today is often easier than [...]

How To Use Price to Compete In The Collaborative Economy

If you want to compete with startups like Instacart, Uber and Etsy, there’s one aspect of your product or service that you might want to re-evaluate: your price. As we revealed in The New Rules of the Collaborative Economy, a report I co-authored with technology strategist Alexandra Samuel, cost savings is a key driver in [...]

Should Silicon Valley Fix Its Image Problem?

Silicon Valley is known for a lot of positive things, but there’s a growing negative sentiment outlined in the following word clouds. I’ve lived in the SF/Bay Area region since I was 21, nearly half of my life. I’ve witnessed dot com bubble and bust, the rise of the social media movement and now the [...]

Infographics: Growth of Sharing in the Collaborative Economy

Participation in the Collaborative Economy has grown by 25 percent in the past year alone. That’s one of the key findings we shared in The New Rules of the Collaborative Economy, a Vision Critical report I co-authored with tech strategist Alexandra Samuel. As the infographics below shows, more than 110 million North Americans now do [...]

Introducing: The 2015 Crowd Companies Awards

Crowd Companies’ member organizations consistently work to overcome challenges while leading their teams in adapting to, and thriving within, the Collaborative Economy. Their efforts to connect with new the crowd behaviors have not gone unnoticed. Show More Summary

Introducing: The 2015 Crowd Companies Awards

Crowd Companies’ member organizations consistently work to overcome challenges while leading their teams in adapting to, and thriving within, the Collaborative Economy. Their efforts to connect with new the crowd behaviors have not gone unnoticed. Show More Summary

The Real Mythical Creatures of the Collaborative Economy: Centaurs, Unicorns, and Pegasus

Collaborative Economy valuation is through the rainbow-beaming clouds. This highly-funded, fast-growing, media-hounded startups are the portfolio darlings of any Venture Capital firm. This crowd-based, on-demand, collaborative category...Show More Summary

Report: The New Rules of the Collaborative Economy, 2015 Data on the Rise of Sharing

The biggest shift in the business landscape since the Internet continues to grow—and established, traditional companies need to act soon in order to compete. That’s one of the key findings in The New Rules of the Collaborative Economy, a report I co-authored with tech researcher Alexandra Samuel, released today. The report is an update to [...]

Ten Reasons Why Investors Love Shared Transportation

  Above Graphic: The Collaborative Economy has been funded over $25B, but $13B (53%) has gone to the transportation sector, see full multi-tab Google sheet for more details. Half the funding in the Collaborative Economy goes to transportation. By our count, the Collaborative Economy has been funded $25 Billion Dollars, one of the highest funded [...]

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