Archive for February, 2005

An open conversation with General Motors

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005Neville Hobson has a relevant and timely post on his blog. A conversation with Michael Wiley, Director New Media at GM. This caught our eye at SMLXL since we mention Bob Lutz Vice Chairman at General Motors - ...

TiVo the anticable

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2005Big thinking over at Buzz machine on what to do with TiVo Buzz machineMore important, follow the Apple example and sell community (by making it, as Om suggests, an exclusive club): Aggregate the opinions and recommendations, the links and behavior, ...

Disintermediate, Disintermediate

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2005 We all remember Dr Who right? And his never-ending batttle with those darstardly Daleks - hell bent on ruling the world. The Daleks would whizz around screaming at high pitch, "exterminate exterminate" - but for todays businesses the word ...

Its politics, big business and big media. But not as we know it

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2005Iain Duncan Smith's article in the Guardian on Saturday made for some interesting readingFor decades the national conversation in most western countries has been directed by a few talking heads. Newspapers play important roles but all ...

Communities Dominate Brands

Tuesday, February 8th, 2005 Communities Dominate Brands Business and marketing challenges for the 21st century Tomi T Ahonen and Alan Moore (about 250 pages, hardcover, Futuretext Ltd, March 2005) Communities Dominate Brands: Business and marketing challenges for the 21st century is a book about ...

Corporate America on the rack

Monday, February 7th, 2005Reported in the Financial Times February 7 2005 Verizon is taken to court in a civil class action - which signals to large corporations - that the customer is clearly in the driving seat. The FT reportsthe lawsuit against Verizon ...

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