You’re a Feature, Not a Product

So said Steve Jobs to Drew Houston, founder and CEO of Dropbox. And Steve wanted that feature badly. But Dropbox did not sell and Apple created iCloud. The iCloud is a feature for Apple. But Dropbox is a product for those that want their cloud content synchronized independent of device, operating system and browser vendor. […] Read more »

The Connected Consumer Ecosystem War

“If I can operate Google, I can find anything… Google, combined with Wi-Fi, is a little bit like God. God is wireless, God is everywhere and God sees and knows everything. Throughout history, people connected to God without wires. Now, for many questions in the world, you ask Google, and increasingly, you can do it […] Read more »

Twelve Reasons Why Telcos Will Not Dominate Cloud Computing

Cloud computing (defined here) is important for telcos in two ways: They can use cloud for internal efficiency purposes, increasing bottom line They can compete in the cloud services market, growing the top line This post is all about the second item. It is important for telcos to find new revenue streams. A recent study […] Read more »