BYD Auto is one of the most successful electric vehicle makers in China and the world. In this article, Jeff Towson explains how the company uses its technology strategy to create competitive advantages in four key areas: batteries, motors, electronics, and software. He also discusses the challenges and opportunities that BYD Auto faces in the rapidly evolving EV market.
In this Tech Strategy Daily article, Jeff Towson discusses the 3 digital concepts that are powering ARM Holdings’ tech strategy. These concepts include the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and 5G. By leveraging these concepts, ARM is staying ahead of the competition and driving innovation in the tech industry.
In this episode of the Tech Strategy Podcast, Jeff Towson explores the potential of Threads to surpass Twitter, given the right product-market fit. He provides a detailed analysis of both platforms, their strengths, weaknesses, and potential growth trajectories. Don’t miss this insightful discussion on the future of social media platforms.
I recently met with Rodolfo Chung, CEO of rapidly rising Zé Delivery in Brazil. This is a beverage delivery service that was launched by AB InBev right before Covid – and then took off like a rocket during the lockdown. Basically, it’s a mobile app that lets you order any of 500 SKUs for beer, […]
Jeffrey Towson, a China tech expert, believes that TikTok is difficult to copy because it is more than just an app. It is a culture and a community that has been built over time. Imitators may be able to copy the app’s features, but they will struggle to replicate its success without the same culture and community.
Everyone describes their initial look at blockchain and web3 as “going down the rabbit hole”. It starts simply with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Then they go to Ethereum. But then it quickly becomes a sea of confusing, contradictory, and usually half-baked topics. Such as: Decentralized vs. centralized platforms and systems. DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations) and other […]
In this podcast, Jeffrey Towson interviews Abel Deng, CEO of Huawei Thailand, about Huawei’s four big projects in Thailand. Deng discusses the importance of digital infrastructure in Thailand’s economic development and how Huawei is helping to build the country’s digital future. The four projects are:
Building a 5G network in Thailand
Developing a smart city in Bangkok
Investing in education and training
Supporting the development of startups
In the tech industry, being a first mover does not always guarantee success. In this episode of Jeff’s Asia Tech Class podcast, Jeff Towson discusses the advantages and disadvantages of being a first mover, and argues that later entrants can often have an advantage.
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.
In this podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses how Ant Financial has used sustained innovation to maintain its competitive advantages. He argues that network effects are a double-edged sword, as they can lead to complacency and a lack of innovation. Towson also discusses the importance of adaptation and resilience in the digital age.