The 6 Skills of the “Creators”

Amy Wilkinson ( @amywilkinson ), author of The Creator’s Code, describes key characteristics of today’s leading entrepreneurs.

Apple’s 2001 Four

Originally posted by Joe Wilcox of Betanews.  Reposted here for my own notes on how early strategic choices create ripples of opportunity down stream. In 2001, Apple made four investments that bore fruit in a 21st-century success story. Everything that came afterwards, even iPad and iPhone, traces back to what I call the “2001 Four.” […]

Unlocking Value of Realtime Conversations & Relationships

Originally posted September 17, 2009 In 1999, Doc Searls, David Weinberger and Chris Locke released The Cluetrain Manifesto outlining a number of insights on the rise of the internet, its ability to empower individuals and the impact it would have on business.  The subtitle to the book declared “the end of business as usual”. The introduction to the book […]

Future of Wearable Technology

Twitter Federation

Dan Wineman lights up the federation crew by asking for a federated Twitter.  Dan outlines the benefits as well as the problems when it comes to a decentralized, federated, real-time, social communications app. “I’d like to see App.net move toward a federated architecture. Broadly, what that means is that instead of being a central service […]

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 […]

Federated Content Delivery Networks

EdgeCast Networks has announced their vision for a federation platform that enables the exchange of content between independent Content Delivery Network operators. As we've seen with the introduction of federated communications and enterprise applications, the introduction of federated content may well change the content delivery landscape. It is worth looking at 3 patents related to […]