Matthias Walter

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Über 50 Partner für Apollo-Plattform

Der chinesische ITK-Riese Baidu hat mehr als 50 Partner für die Plattform „Apollo“ gewinnen können. Bild: ContinentalMehr als 50 Partnerunternehmen …

Drogeriemarkt-Offensive: Amazon legt sich mit dm und Rossmann an

Neben Windeln und anderen Hygienepapier-Artikeln sei auch von Babynahrung und Körperpflege-Produkten die Rede. Vorangetrieben werden solle die …

Lyft’s $5.5 Billion Plan for World Domination

The founders of Lyft talk about Uber, Carl Icahn, and driverless cars.<p>When <b>Logan Green</b> visited Zimbabwe, in 2005, he was taken aback by the country’s widespread use of minivan taxis, or <i>kombis</i>, that ferried groups of people around with staggering efficiency. What if a groundbreaking technology could …

Rdio’s Death and How We Platform Now

What happens when your favorite platform goes under?<p>Last week, I ran into <b>Drew Larner</b>, the former C.E.O. of Rdio, a once-popular music-streaming service that appeared to be nearing its death throes. I’d met Larner a few years ago, while I was working on a story about the streaming-music business …

Apple Music

3 Ways to Get Your Own Digital Platform

So you want to have a digital platform. It’s only natural — all the cool kids do. Billion-dollar startups built around digital platforms are drawing customers, employees, and investors. And despite their relatively short existences, digital platforms such as Uber, Airbnb, Pinterest, and Snapchat …

Innovation

The 4 Things It Takes to Succeed in the Digital Economy

For several years now digital has been an appendage to “business as usual.” But recently, digital transformations have reached the tipping point where digital has become “business as usual”; the tail has become the dog. Digital is not just part of the economy — it <i>is</i> the economy.<p>It’s an economy of …

Innovation

Bookmarks of the Month 09/2016

The month is gone and here are my highlight-links of interesting articles & news about business model innovation.<p>Enjoy.<p>The Hard Truth About Business …

Five thoughts to help make sense of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is no different from many other concepts in computing that attract a lot of hype in the early days. Everyone has heard of it …