Don’t Let Platforms Commoditize Your Business:
[B]y taking advantage of business-in-a-box solutions, sellers can use MSPs mainly as funnels for obtaining new customers. This approach gives them more control over their customer relationships, including customer data, enabling them to better tailor their offerings and differentiate themselves. Essentially, it lets them use MSPs as showrooms.
😎 Commoditize those platforms instead—Andrei Hagiu and Julian Wright, HBR
The Gatekeeper Myth:
From me, to you, to some random kid in Southeast Asia, we all have this power at our fingertips now. The power to create something, and get it in front of hundreds, thousands, even millions of people at the click of a button. That’s not to say it’s easy. Of course it's not. But it’s possible now, which has never before been true in human history.
😛 The pendulum swings back to creators, away from aggregators—Ungated
The Architecture Behind A One-Person Tech Startup:
[W]e’re talking about a low-stress, one-person company that I run from my flat here in Germany. It's fully self-funded, and I like to take things slow. It's probably not what most people imagine when I say "tech startup" .. I feel like I’m standing on the shoulders of giants, who did all the hard work before me, and I’m very grateful for that.
🤓 Not quite easy, but it is possible in ways unthinkable 10 years ago—Anthony Najjar Simon
How to reinvent your organization for the Passion Economy to not only thrive in this economy but help grow it too?—Chief Innovation Officer Summit
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