What Xiaomi Can Learn About Strategy from Apple and Amazon (Tech Strategy – Podcast 130)


This week’s podcast is about Xiaomi and ongoing strategy changes and moves. This is a good case for my 6 levels of digital competition. It takes apart the situation fairly effectively. And Apple and Amazon provide good counter-examples.

You can listen to this podcast here or at iTunes and Google Podcasts.

Here are 6 levels of digital competition.

Here’s Amazon strategy description (from 10k).


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From the Concept Library, concepts for this article are:

  • 6 Levels of Digital Competition
  • SMILE Marathon

From the Company Library, companies for this article are:

  • Xiaomi
  • Amazon
  • Apple

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