Some people have an issue figuring out Twitter's strategy. Perhaps today's events in Egypt have helped them define that strategy: Our goal is to instantly connect people everywhere to what is most meaningful to them. In the context of this week's events, this "goal" makes a lot of sense. If gives Twitter a meaningful purpose (at the same level as Google's mission to … [Read more...] about Twitter, Egypt and Strategy
The game show Jeopardy! will host an unusual array of contestants on Februrary 14-16, 2011. Two of the shows superstars, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, will be pitted against Watson, an artificial intelligence (AI) created by IBM engineers. Watson will not teach the world anything new about a generalized artificial intelligence. In the moment, as Watson answers questions, it … [Read more...] about What We Won’t Learn from IBM’s Watson Playing Jeopardy!
I do a fair amount of marketing consulting, and we spend hours talking about value propositions. So I thought I would share the value proposition for Management by Design. And today is a good day to have this discussion, because the Conference Board just released their latest numbers on worker satisfaction (see I Can’t Get No...Job Satisfaction, That Is - Research Report … [Read more...] about Management by Design: What’s in it for Your Organization? #MBDBK
Single-minded passion for the idea. That is a typical of what people think about when think about the success of a new product or service. The individual and his or her team that tirelessly drive toward their vision. The problem is, visions don't exist in a vacuum. I have said this to startups for years. Even VCs and angel investors don't understand the role of strategy. They … [Read more...] about Why Start-Ups Need More Strategic Planning, and Why Investors Should Help Provide It
Here's are a couple of paragraphs that didn't make it into the final cut on Internet Evolution. You'll get the gist ...read the entire post here: Pirates Pine for Alternative Internet Rather than capture legitimate information from the Internet and employ it directly for nefarious gain, information pirates propose their version of Sherwood Forrest, complete with … [Read more...] about Pirates Pine for Alternative Internet