We recently asked our readers what they would like to hear more of and the key themes were disruption and innovation: understanding the two sides of the same coin. Is it a threat or is it an opportunity, and transformation.
It’s a pretty sobering fact that 90% of start up’s are going to fail. The good news then is that one in ten succeeds. Even more sobering is the fact that it takes time die – 20 months after getting funding
At the latest annual results announcement Sky is playing the victim and have completely forgotten about the customer.
As part of Idealog’s Technology Month, Rod was interviewed on tech-related things, their biggest fears for the future and what other companies and individuals inspire him.
This isn’t another Sky beat up, we look at how Sky should look at customer lifecycle management and 50 ideas they could do to re-engage with their customers
A Facebook letter of a customer breaking up with Sky has gone viral. The complaint exposes two issues for cable companies 1) Customers feel hostages about paying full price to watch sport and 2) Customers feel aggrieved that new customers get better treatment.
How do we put these guys out of business now? Put five or 10 guys in a room and figure out how to beat them. That is how you compete against young upstarts.
Today I’ll do a bit of crystal ball gazing as It seems clear that the rate of change is, in all likelihood about to go beyond what we can reasonably chart.
I think what’s about to happen is on such a different level that it is nearly impossible to predict what will happen to technology and humans in the next 10-15 years. I am talking about Quantum computing, it’s a real thing of course.
Tim Ferriss’ podcast this week was a summary of the fantastic new podcast by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, The Masters of Scale. This week is a summary of Tim’s summary and gives an overview of the 10 commandments of scaling a business
Over the past few months I have been talking to a few Retailers about Amazon setting up across the ditch by end of the year and there have been two general reactions: 1) Oh sh$t or 2) Oh they aren’t interested in NZ, there are many barriers to get here, we are different, we have time etc