With new social norms and health requisites, companies like Domino’s and Apple are producing pandemic advertising that conveys a different message.
#TBT: Looking back at Google’s growth spurts, we begin with a small company in 1999 but then see 270 acquisitions and industry concentration.
Perhaps comparable to Alphabet’s (Google’s) X subsidiary, the old AT&T’s Bell Labs produced invention that became breakthrough technology.
Demonstrated by its mapping needs, self-driving cars will unleash creative destruction through a long list of new technologies and social norms.
By rebranding Google as Alphabet, it can have a clearly defined parent while Google, as an oligopoly, can keep its brand’s product differentiation.
Related to customization, sharing, software dominance, job losses, and ripples of disrupting the status quo, the driverless car is an innovation prototype.
Tough to see now, General Motors was once an auto industry innovative economic pacesetter, with many of the characteristics we associate with Google.
I suspect the whole Yahoo inspired debate about whether we work at home or at the office is taking us in the wrong direction. Instead, I started thinking about what author Daniel Pink suggests in Drive. Discussing incentives, he says that…
A self-driving car could be a pleasure… The day would begin with a pick-up that you scheduled through your phone app. When your self-driving car arrived at your front door, you would get in, check today’s drive time and start to…
Headline from CNN Money: “New Yahoo CEO Mayer is Pregnant” 1992: The title of a male CEO’s speech that was reprinted in the Christian Science Monitor: “A Pregnant CEO: In Whose Lifetime?” (Implying the unlikelihood.) 2012: From Marissa Mayer, new Yahoo…