In this episode of the Tech Strategy podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses the fight for dominant design in cloud computing with Snowflake and Tuya. Towson argues that Snowflake is building three complementary platforms with four network effects, while Tuya is building a platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). Towson believes that the winner of the cloud computing wars will be the company that can build the most comprehensive and integrated platform.
In Part 1, I described JD Logistics (JDL) as being three things. A unique capability that parent JD can leverage in its retail and marketplace businesses. Note: This is basically the same playbook as Coupang and Amazon. A service business that does “integrated logistics”. A logistics network that may become an operating system or ecosystem. […]
In this podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses the importance of innovation in the tech industry. He talks about how Elon Musk has been a successful innovator, and how Android has become the dominant design in the mobile operating system market. He also discusses the challenges of innovation, and how companies can overcome them.