Monthly Archives: January 2007

On Holiday..

Probably not alot of posts coming weeks.. Books I am taking with me: Blue Ocean Strategy – Kim & Mauborgne The Future of Competition – Prahalad Eight Habits- Covey Intensieve Menshouderij – Peters & Pouw Thanks for the recommendations. You … Continue reading

| 1 Comment

On Holiday..

Probably not alot of posts coming weeks.. Books I am taking with me: Blue Ocean Strategy – Kim & Mauborgne The Future of Competition – Prahalad Eight Habits- Covey Intensieve Menshouderij – Peters & Pouw Thanks for the recommendations. You … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

What about speech recognition and TTS

Slowly we see services getting mature in the area of speech recognition and TTS(Text To Speech). Will these “translators” become the bridge between the virtual world of the web and our physical world. Will the “translator” create an AI. Will … Continue reading

Posted in Innovation, Mobile Life, UI, Voice Recognition | Leave a comment

In the end there are only two markets: those who handle the customer and those who don’t

Two articles that confirm my creeping thought of the polarisation of the the valuechain Cutting out the middle: distribution and marketing. Excerpt from Seth Godin’s post about web4: I’m about to buy something from a vendor (in a store with a … Continue reading

Posted in Co-creation, Connected Society, Consumer Facilitation, Contribution Marketing, Intrinsic Values, Strategy, Uncategorized, User Generated Products, Valuechain | Leave a comment

The Boutique Era

Via Ben Rowe I read this post from Tara Hunt(I will follow her now). She explains the generation/group of people who are favouring the small local shops above mass consumption/production. The Boutique Era don’t look at their habits as ‘better’ … Continue reading

Posted in Connected Society, Contribution Marketing, Intrinsic Values, User Generated Products, Valuechain | Leave a comment

Nokia 6131 NFC(RFID) Demo

Thanks to the great eye of Stefan Constantinescu from Ring Nokia who found the clip on YouTube. THE FUTURE!!!!!

Posted in Hot Hardware, Hot news, Innovation, Mobile Life, RFID, UI | 3 Comments

Steve Ballmer’s Spiritual side

Just saw this clip at Brand Autopsy of Microsoft’s top exec Steve Ballmer(you have seen him shouting and sweating somewhere probably). Nothing special just his reaction on the iPhone..(Maybe he needs to take some classes from Robert Scoble) I don’t … Continue reading

| 2 Comments

A thought into space

More than a week ago I sent my mail with the WikiPPT to a couple of people.. If you don’t know what a WikiPPT is check this out. A thought(a meme) into space.. Just curious who saw it, who enriched … Continue reading

Posted in Co-creation, Creativity | Leave a comment

iPod versus “Musicphones”

The official numbers are out and there is no denying, iPod global market share is down to 12.9%. Many who are expecting to hear iPod market share numbers around 75% or 80% are stunned to find iPod global market share … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Prada Phone

So when will we see the first Visa device, BMW device, Porsche device and maybe hmm.. Raimo device??(User Generated Phones can that be the future?) Seriously.. You see that big scale companies have difficulties managing the customer. Their brand just … Continue reading

Posted in Brand Deflation, Strategy, User Generated Products, Valuechain | Leave a comment