Despite the fact that it was published in 1993, James Moore’s definition of a business ecosystem is still perfectly valid in today’s digital society: “An economic community supported by a foundation of interacting organizations and individuals–the organisms of the business world. This economic community produces goods and services of value to customers, who are themselves […] Read more »
Macheen Flips The Model
If you have been following our METISbits opinion pieces, you know we have briefly mentioned start-up Macheen before. Since then, Macheen has moved on. This week they announced that Lenovo selected Macheen as worldwide partner for embedded broadband to be integrated in 45 Lenovo product models and the Lenovo cloud. With their existing agreement with […] Read more »
Digital Europe 2012: Disconnected Government
While we were focused on preparing our CIO Travel Guide For 2012, we also prepared a set of more traditional predictions for Digital Europe and recommendations for ICT vendors as part of a “crowd-forecasting” exercise of independent ICT Analyst and “Boutiques”. We believe that in 2012, European governments will become increasingly out of touch with […] Read more »
Who owns the connected consumer?
Tuesday November 16, I attended CONNECTIONSEurope, courtesy of Parks Associates. The 2-day event in Amsterdam was all about new developments in the digital content industries featuring panels of players in the digital content ecosystem ranging from service providers to content distributors to equipment manufacturers and anything in between, expertly moderated by Kurt Scherf and Stuart […] Read more »