Blog Profile / Web Strategy by Jeremiah


URL :http://www.web-strategist.com/blog/
Filed Under:Technology / Internet
Posts on Regator:394
Posts / Week:0.9
Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Four Threats That Could Decay Silicon Valley

By Jeremiah Owyang, from Silicon Valley In many respects, Silicon Valley sits atop the world. Its growth and influence has made it the globe’s top location for innovation, STEM jobs, IT patents, venture capital funding, and Internet and software growth, and Unicorn startups galore. And yet there’s also been a shift in the Valley’s culture. [...]

Call for Insights: Contribute to our next report on the industry impacts of blockchain

Crowd Companies’ next research report will explore the industry and business impacts of blockchain––beyond financial services––and we’re looking for qualified interview subjects. We’ve explored many resources, videos, conferences, articles,...Show More Summary

Industry Impacts of Airbnb’s Shift to Experiential Business Models

The future of Airbnb lies in creating memorable guest experiences, and brands will benefit by complementing these experiences in relevant, valuable ways. Since attending Airbnb Open in Los Angeles a few weeks ago, I’ve been contemplating what Airbnb’s announcements around shifting toward experiential hosting mean for both guests and corporations. Show More Summary

So Who’s Really Going to Own Autonomous Cars? There’s Four Scenarios.

Above: Mercedes Benz Autonomous Car Two mega trends are coming together: The Collaborative Economy and the Autonomous World, which means shared mobility from self-driving cars. Early this year, we published a research report on the Business Models of Self-Driving Cars, and we’ve presented our findings at a number of industry events. A commonly asked question [...]

Facebook joins the Collaborative Economy with Marketplace

Facebook Joins the Collaborative Economy Facebook has announced the launch of its Marketplace, a new feature in four countries that enables users to buy and sell their used goods using Facebook connections. While Facebook’s strongest advantage is a network of trusted users, it must develop more sophisticated features to compete against established players. But it [...]

11 Ways Startups Outrun Established Corporations

The purpose of this post is to list out how startups are bypassing established companies so that incumbents glean the best tactics and apply them to their own corporate innovation. Tech startups are designed, built, and managed differently than established companies, giving them a competitive edge against incumbent corporations. This post outlines startup advantages, including [...]

Corporate Innovation Impacts Customers in Four Ways

Rather than arbitrarily throw around the “innovation” word, understand how it impacts your customers, and be specific. Innovation comes in four flavors: product innovation, operational innovation, customer experience innovation, and business model innovation. Show More Summary

Three Challenges for the Next Economy

There are three topics that should be discussed as we forge the next economy: the Autonomous World, Silicon Valley feudalism, and ensuring human safety from advanced robots. For the second year, I’ll be at Tim O’Reilly’s Next:Economy Conference in San Francisco on Oct. 10–11, which brings technology, the economy, and forward-thinking industry leaders together under [...]

Corporate Innovation: When to Build and When to Buy

Should large, established companies innovate internally or just acquire successful startups? This post is part of our continued series on Corporate Innovation, in preparation for a research report, on this topic. Last week, we published  The Ten Types of Corporate Innovation Programs which looks at broad swath of options, and in this post, we’ll dive [...]

The Ten Types of Corporate Innovation Programs

Large, established companies are trying on various programs to foster new innovations in an attempt to find the best way to change course for their big ships. These established companies are struggling to keep up with fast-paced, venture-backed startups that are changing customer expectations — and often causing business model disruption for traditional businesses. To [...]

“BMW Welcomes” Explores the Future of Mobility (Video)

What moves us tomorrow? That’s the question BMW posed to its expert speakers at BMW Welcomes, held at BMW Welt in Munich, Germany, on June 23. where I served as emcee of event. BMW Welcomes gathers transportation futurists from around the globe to examine topics from Hyperloop to space travel. In this video you’ll learn: What is [...]

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 [...]

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