Archive for November, 2012

Wall Street “Wizards” Just Presided Over the Biggest Money Drain in History – And They Are Getting Off Scot Free

November 27, 2012

Executive Memorandum CONFIDENTIAL To: The New CEO From: The Previous CEO Date: November, 2012 Re: Wall Street “Wizards” Just Presided Over the Biggest Money Drain in History – And They Are Getting Off Scot Free I imagine you are as furious as I am at the way Wall Street’s minions managed their global bloodletting.  They [...]

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Tapscott vs Shirky: TEDGlobal.

November 19, 2012

Don Tapscott,  “Big Data, business intelligence, and next generation analytics can help deliver more effective targeted communications to customers.  And with detailed individual knowledge we can deliver better, personalized value (products and services) to them.  But in many ways this is just fine tuning of the old paradigm in marketing where companies deliver message and [...]

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Remember “Niche Marketing”

November 13, 2012

Remember how we assumed that markets were already well-defined,”mature” and of relatively fixed size, so we fought only for a fractional piece of them.”Nobody bothered to figure out what if everybody settled for a fractional piece, and nobody made an effort to expand the market, the end result a no growth profit zone. Not many enteprises [...]

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Executive Program in Corporate Strategy, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

November 7, 2012

The courses offered at the Booth School in corporate strategy are dated. The program should include; how technology has impacted strategy, challenging the status quo, reinventing the brand and sales cycle and digital darwinism. Wining the past is not helpful. Winning the future is. The cost $8,675. I would not pay that fee. You decide.

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