In this podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses how digital economics can impact well-established competitive advantages like economies of scale. He argues that digital economics can create new competitive advantages, but it can also destroy old ones. For example, he cites the example of Amazon, which has been able to achieve economies of scale by using digital technologies to automate its warehouses and distribution network.
Category Archives: Scale Disadvantages
How Ant Financial / Ant Group is Revolutionizing Finance (1 of 3) (Jeff’s Asia Tech Class – Podcast 47)
This is Part 1 in a three part series about Ant Group. And my basic argument is Ant is well positioned to disrupt and potentially revolutionize financial services. Part 2 is located here. You can listen to this podcast here or at iTunes, Google Podcasts and Himalaya. Related podcasts and articles: How Big Will Ant […]
How Big Will Ant Financial / Alipay Become? (Jeff’s Asia Tech Class – Podcast 28)
In this class, I talk about Ant Financial/Alipay, AI factories and the basics of payment platforms. You can listen here or at iTunes, Google Podcasts and Himalaya. The previous articles I cite are: From Big, Dumb Bureaucracies to Zero-Human Operations: The Holy Grail of the Digital Age (pt 1 of 2) How Ant Financial […]