By Evangelos Simoudis on July 25, 2019
Recently I have been collaborating with Stephen Zoepf, Executive Director of the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford on the challenges facing the incumbent automotive industry because of the emergence of new business models and technologies. The piece below is the first of what we hope to be a series. The automotive industry has survived […]
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By Evangelos Simoudis on July 23, 2018
The congressional and European Parliament testimonies of Facebook’s CEO focused attention on Internet and ecommerce corporations whose business models rely on the collection and exploitation of big data, with personal data being a major component. Legislators and the public at large came to realize a) the leverage such companies now possess through the dominant positions […]
By Evangelos Simoudis on March 21, 2018
On-Demand Mobility Services, and particularly ride-hailing, have emerged as a strong option for consumer urban transportation. In the process, ride-hailing has disrupted the taxi and limo industries and could next disrupt public transportation and last-mile package delivery. Nowhere is this more evident than in cities such as New York and San Francisco. Other mobility services […]
By Michael Fauscette on February 1, 2018
Gaining and keeping competitive advantage for businesses has never been more challenging. At the same time, though, there have never been more opportunities to build and scale a company with global reach. With the internet as the platform for innovation and the emergence of the information-fueled economy, technology is both a strategic requirement and a […]
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By Evangelos Simoudis on January 3, 2017
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is starting later this week and will be followed by the Detroit Auto Show (DAS). Both shows will serve as venues for the automotive industry to showcase Autonomous Connected Electrified (ACE) vehicles and new Mobility Services. ACE vehicles combined with Mobility Services such as ridesharing, car sharing and multimodal transportation […]
By Denis Pombriant on March 24, 2016
There’s an interesting piece in the New York Times today by Farhadd Manjoo that dissects the Uber business model and concludes that it might be good for Uber but it doesn’t translate well to other services like home delivery for restaurants, supermarkets, and more. It turns out just slapping the “as a service” or similar […]
By Michael Krigsman on July 27, 2015
A world’s expert explains the essential elements you need to develop a profitable and successful business. Required reading for every executive.
By Charlie Bess on May 13, 2015
What should ‘we’ be doing differently now that computing’s impact moves both deeper and broader into the business?
By Michael Krigsman on December 10, 2014
One of the top entrepreneurial educators in the world offers essential advice to both startups and large companies.
By Sadagopan on September 22, 2014
I have used Concur system for several years and had seen it evolve over time. Earlier this quarter, when I saw this announcement about Concur, Uber and AirBnb coming together, I knew that they are aiming big, given Concur’s active partnership with the likes of United, Marriott, IHG and Avis. There is definite meat behind […]