In this episode of the Tech Strategy podcast, Jeff Towson discusses the rise of digital agents and non-human platforms and how they are changing business models. He explains how these technologies are being used in various industries and how they could change the way we live and work. Towson also talks about the potential benefits and risks of these technologies and how companies can prepare for their impact.
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Why Prediction and Machine Learning Are Not Competitive Advantages Yet (Tech Strategy – Podcast 157)
In this thought-provoking discussion, Jeffrey Towson analyzes the impact of machine learning and prediction on businesses. He questions whether these capabilities can truly serve as competitive advantages or if they merely pass value onto customers, maintaining business as usual. Although he concludes that these technologies do not provide a competitive edge yet, they indeed bring about significant changes to business operations and strategies.
Generative AI’s 5 Digital Superpowers (Tech Strategy – Podcast 153)
Generative AI is a type of artificial intelligence that can create new content, such as text, images, and music. It has the potential to disrupt many industries, including content creation, product design, customer service, medical diagnosis, and financial trading. Businesses need to be aware of the potential of generative AI and start planning for how it will impact their industries.
How Generative AI Services Are Disrupting Platform Business Models (2 of 2) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)
In Part 1, I detailed two examples of how AI-powered services are going to be superior to digital platforms (in some cases). They were: Uber vs. Robotaxis. Autonomous driving as a service is going to mostly replace ride-sharing platforms. Google Search vs. Neema. ChatGPT and other LLM content creation services are creating alternate and sometimes […]
How Generative AI Services Are Disrupting Platform Business Models (1 of 2) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)
I did a podcast about how “Generative AI as a Service” is disrupting some particularly dominant platform business models. I mentioned YouTube, TikTok and OnlyFans. But we can also point to search engines, community sites and many others. How Generative AI Is Going to Disrupt YouTube, TikTok and OnlyFans (Tech Strategy – Podcast 152) The […]
How Generative AI Is Going to Disrupt YouTube, TikTok and OnlyFans (Tech Strategy – Podcast 152)
Generative AI is a rapidly developing technology that has the potential to disrupt many industries, including the content creation industry. Generative AI can be used to create new content, such as videos, images, and text, that is indistinguishable from human-created content. This means that generative AI could potentially replace human creators on platforms like YouTube, TikTok, and OnlyFans.
Why ChatGPT and Generative AI Are a Mortal Threat to Disney, Netflix and Most Hollywood Studios (Tech Strategy – Podcast 150)
Jeff Towson’s Podcast 150 delves into the transformative power of generative AI, like ChatGPT, on Hollywood’s entertainment industry. The discussion highlights the potential threats this technology poses to industry leaders like Disney and Netflix. Explore the future of tech strategy in Hollywood and understand why AI could be a game-changer.
ChatGPT and the New Machine Human Interface (Tech Strategy – Podcast 146)
In this episode of the Tech Strategy Podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses the arrival of ChatGPT, a new AI content generation tool from OpenAI. ChatGPT is stunning people everywhere with its ability to generate realistic and engaging text, and it has the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with machines.
Why Prediction and Machine Learning Aren’t Competitive Advantages (Yet) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)
I have used the terms digital and data technology interchangeably. And I have described them as things made of bits and bytes. Of ones and zeros. Instead of physical products and services. And I have spoken quite a bit about how things made of bits and bytes have different economics. They have powerful but also […]
Can YouTube or Facebook Catch TikTok in Short Video? SMILE Marathons vs. the Spill-Over Effect. (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)
There was an interesting article in Insead Knowledge (Jason Davis and Vikas Aggarwal) about how innovation gets copied by imitators. I liked the question it posed: “In the game of digital innovation, imitators often outrace the original innovators…at the heart of this race is what we call the innovator’s imitation dilemma. This dilemma arises because […]