The New Challenge: Competing Against Platforms

The New Challenge: Competing Against Platforms

In the past, I’ve argued that you must get digital in a hurry because of first mover advantage. You build a lead over your competitors, leverage first mover advantage to expand your lead, and with a little luck, you can win. But times have changed. In the last decade,...
Amazon Is Showing Us The Way

Amazon Is Showing Us The Way

All of us know that Amazon is the online everything store. You can buy pretty much everything you want and have it delivered right to your door. But while Amazon and the word “online shopping” are virtually synonymous in the eyes of millions, that could soon change...