Creating a new market

  What lessons for the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) industry can be learned from companies who have successfully created new markets and have become the new market leaders? The creation of the mobile market provides lessons for companies who aspire to create and lead the IoT market. Let’s look back… Apple created a new […]

IoT – Everything to Everything Communication

  Xively is a leader in the evolution of the Internet of Things and provides free, open and supported libraries and certified Xively Enabled™ hardware platforms to make connecting to the Internet of Things simple, intuitive and fast. In this infographic, Xively outlines how the Internet of Things is rapidly transitioning from “What” and “Why” to […]

The Era of Continuous Collaboration

We are entering the Continuous Collaboration era.  An era that will deliver applications, services and platforms enabling all of us to collaborate seamlessly between and across both our personal and work lives. Today, we increasingly find ourselves using the very same consumer and personal cloud services that help us organize our personal lives, to help […]

A New Wave

I think we all agree that the enterprise software industry is in transition.  Some will argue the path and pace, others the extent of impact on the incumbents, but the enterprise software space is in the midst of significant change. I characterize my vision for the future state of enterprise applications as having 6 elements […]

The Story of Nike+

Stefan Olander is VP of Digital Sport at Nike and co-author of The Laws of Velocity.  Under his leadership, Nike is transitioning to a digital product + services company and is innovating in a number of ways to change their relationship with users. “It used to be that when you bought a product, that was […]

Ranking Attention in Realtime

Bitly, the company that basically ushered the world into short links on sites like Twitter, is playing around with a new service, launching it under its “Bitly Labs” umbrella. It’s called Realtime, and is available at http://www.rt.ly Here’s what we know: Realtime (http://rt.ly) is an internet attention ranking engine, giving you powerful tools for analyzing […]

Creating Value from Information Assets

To Facebook, you’re worth about $81. Your friendships are worth $0.62 per connection. Each “Like” or post is worth about $.03. When added up, information generated from your (and all other Facebook users’)  friendships, likes, posts and pages accounted for $68B in Facebook’s planned IPO. From the WSJ post on how Facebook creates and values […]