Useless Businesses and the Damage Done

Umair Haque, Director of Havas Media Lab, and one of my favorite troublemakers.  His recent article, titled Is Your Business Useless?, provides a great framework for thinking about the value of organizations and enterprises of all sizes. Good reading for people considering new ventures. As Guy Kawasaki says, “Tell me …

Internet Retailer

Internet Retailer regularly finds stories and information that impact our clients in B2C retailing. The site is a bit thin on free data, but they do offer a relatively inexpensive guide to technology providers ($49) and some interesting profiles of top on-line or multi-channel retailers. More about Internet Retailer…

T-Shirt Maker’s Style, Drawn From Web Users

Crowdsourcing My favorite business models right now are the ones that really focus on a limited set of operations, chosen for a unique aggregating of external resources. That may be hard to visualize, initially, but this article from the Washington Post describes the phenomenon very well, including how technology has …