The 4 Digital Concepts Powering Arm Holdings (Tech Strategy – Podcast 187)

In this podcast, we explore the four digital concepts that are powering ARM Holdings’ tech strategy. We explain how these concepts are helping ARM to stay ahead of the competition and what other companies can learn from them. If you’re interested in learning more about digital strategy and how it can help your business, then this article is for you.

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The Future of Switching Costs is B2B (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

I break competitive advantages into those on the demand-side and those on the cost / supply-side. Plus government-granted advantages. It results in a list of 15 types. On the demand-side, everyone dreams of network effects. Especially for digital businesses. But these are actually quite rare. On the cost and supply-side, companies talk a lot about […]

Switching Costs, Wabco and Buffett’s Critical Companies (Tech Strategy – Podcast 85)

In this podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses the concept of “criticality” as a type of switching cost. He specifically talks about Wabco, one of Warren Buffett’s companies that has fairly powerful B2B criticality. Wabco is a supplier of braking systems for trucks and buses, and its products are critical to the operation of these vehicles. As a result, customers are reluctant to switch to other suppliers, even if Wabco’s prices are higher. This gives Wabco a strong competitive advantage.

Digital Economics II: Why Pricing Is Getting Both Complicated and Critical. (Tech Strategy – Podcast 53)

In this podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses how the economics of digital are changing, and how this is impacting pricing. He argues that pricing is becoming increasingly complicated, as businesses need to factor in factors such as bundling, switching costs, and platform business models. Towson believes that businesses need to adapt their pricing strategies to the new digital economy in order to remain competitive.

WeChat, TikTok and Capturing the Consumer Mind in a Digital Age (Tech Strategy – Podcast 36)

In this podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses how companies like WeChat and TikTok are changing the way businesses compete for consumers’ attention in the digital age. He argues that the share of the consumer mind is becoming a more important competitive advantage than ever before. Towson provides examples of how WeChat and TikTok are using digital tools to capture the consumer mind, and he discusses the implications for businesses of all sizes.