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Web Strategy by Jeremiah

Jeremiah discusses how web tools enable companies to connect with customers

Last Build Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:00:41 +0000


Facebook joins the Collaborative Economy with Marketplace

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 13:30:45 +0000

Facebook Joins the Collaborative Economy Facebook has announced the launch of its Marketplace, a new feature in four countries that enables users to buy and sell their used goods using Facebook connections. While Facebook’s strongest advantage is a network of trusted users, it must develop more sophisticated features to compete against established players. But it [...]

11 Ways Startups Outrun Established Corporations

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:09:22 +0000

The purpose of this post is to list out how startups are bypassing established companies so that incumbents glean the best tactics and apply them to their own corporate innovation. Tech startups are designed, built, and managed differently than established companies, giving them a competitive edge against incumbent corporations. This post outlines startup advantages, including [...]

Corporate Innovation Impacts Customers in Four Ways

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:28:55 +0000

Rather than arbitrarily throw around the “innovation” word, understand how it impacts your customers, and be specific. Innovation comes in four flavors: product innovation, operational innovation, customer experience innovation, and business model innovation. Corporate innovation isn’t easy. Stefan Petzov, an innovation professional at Swisscom, a Crowd Companies member, has outlined the many challenges that innovation [...]

Three Challenges for the Next Economy

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 16:22:13 +0000

There are three topics that should be discussed as we forge the next economy: the Autonomous World, Silicon Valley feudalism, and ensuring human safety from advanced robots. For the second year, I’ll be at Tim O’Reilly’s Next:Economy Conference in San Francisco on Oct. 10–11, which brings technology, the economy, and forward-thinking industry leaders together under [...]

Corporate Innovation: When to Build and When to Buy

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 17:06:51 +0000

Should large, established companies innovate internally or just acquire successful startups? This post is part of our continued series on Corporate Innovation, in preparation for a research report, on this topic. Last week, we published  The Ten Types of Corporate Innovation Programs which looks at broad swath of options, and in this post, we’ll dive [...]

The Ten Types of Corporate Innovation Programs

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:24:55 +0000

Large, established companies are trying on various programs to foster new innovations in an attempt to find the best way to change course for their big ships. These established companies are struggling to keep up with fast-paced, venture-backed startups that are changing customer expectations — and often causing business model disruption for traditional businesses. To [...]

“BMW Welcomes” Explores the Future of Mobility (Video)

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:18:12 +0000

What moves us tomorrow? That’s the question BMW posed to its expert speakers at BMW Welcomes, held at BMW Welt in Munich, Germany, on June 23. where I served as emcee of event. BMW Welcomes gathers transportation futurists from around the globe to examine topics from Hyperloop to space travel. In this video you’ll learn: What is [...]

Market Snapshot: Crowd-based Insurance Startups on the Rise

Tue, 24 May 2016 21:44:16 +0000

Above Image: Crowd Companies has identified more than a dozen crowd-based insurance startups emerging from financial industry hotbeds like London, more will emerge from each region. Crowd- and peer-based business models have impacted the hospitality industry, transportation space, financial sector, and other industries as indicated within the latest Collaborative Economy Honeycomb 3.0. We’re now seeing [...]

Want to inspire Intrapreneurship in your company? Open this box

Wed, 11 May 2016 14:27:39 +0000

Can you let your employees take charge of innovation – with little managerial oversight? When employees are empowered to make a difference on their own – to lead rather than follow a managerial directive – the innovation process takes on a life of its own. Adobe Kickbox, a physical box of practical tools and resources [...]

Collaborative Economy Market Contraction Signals Maturity

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:42:43 +0000

Above Image: a butterfly emerges after contracting in a cocoon. You’ve probably read the article from Salon, with its sarcastic title and detailing of several failed on-demand, Collaborative Economy startups. A few people asked for my thoughts First, our data shows that the Collaborative Economy movement is here to stay,. We see people increasingly adopting sharing [...]