I am so excited to be back in the IBV, working with my friends in Electronics and keeping up my ties with Watson Group. At the same time, I am playing with the layout here. So if you come back and it looks different, don’t worry. It will probably take me a while to get… Read More Guess who’s back?
Yesterday I spoke with a group of clients and I did something a little different – something I had wanted to do for a long time. I cued parts of my presentation to songs. It was a silly little thing, but as a person who loves music, I have wanted to orchestrate full playlists to… Read More The magical and emotional power of pattern recognition
cross post with the IBM electronics blog There’s a well accepted premise that big companies by and large have an anti-innovation bias. Simply put, they have a vested interest in maintaining the sales pipelines of the products that have put them in the market to begin with — covering the sales top line, and spreading… Read More Strange Bedfellows: Innovation and the Powerful Role of Deep Pockets
(Cross post with IBM.com electronics) In 2012, the top ten semiconductor companies locked up 51% of the business, with Intel leading that pack – with nearly 16% market share followed by Samsung with 10%. It was, of course a mixed bag of economic results – with different companies taking different strategies, some succeeding and some… Read More Semiconductor Companies: You Need Digital Marketing, Now
If you are a Gartner Business Intelligence Member, you likely received an email for their research contest where the winner draws a free pass to the conference. I wanted to share with you my entry. I rest assured I have broken some of the rules or done something that will disqualify me, but I wanted… Read More Gartner Datatopia Contest – My Entry: “Breach”
Reviews are now a critical part of the shopping cycle. This is true not just for consumer electronics providers but for every part of the electronics value chain – from power and automation to service providers. As my colleague Shaji Thomas recently shared with me, 57% of the B2B buyers journey is complete before a… Read More eCommerce Best Practices – Getting Great Reviews
I ask myself, is it better to be early or irrelevant? Early teaches us so much more.… Read More google #fail – and that’s good