Jeff Towson provides an insightful exploration into the future of iQiyi and the broader video entertainment tech industry. His comprehensive analysis of the strategies and trends that are set to influence this sector is invaluable. This content is essential for anyone keen on understanding the dynamics of the rapidly changing digital entertainment landscape.
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.
In this week’s podcast, we focus on the phenomenon of WeChat, an app that has embedded itself into daily life as the ‘everything app’. I provide a strategic breakdown of how WeChat managed to achieve this status. Tune in to understand the graphics, slides, and insights shared on this platform, also available on iTunes and Google Podcasts
In this episode of the Tech Strategy podcast, Jeff Towson discusses the future of generative AI and how OpenAI and Google are likely to have moats in this technology. He explains how these companies are using their vast amounts of data to train their models and how this will make it difficult for competitors to catch up. Towson also talks about the potential applications of generative AI and how it could change the way we live and work.
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 […]
Key concepts for this article: The Brutal Economics of Digital / Information Audience-Builder Platforms *** ChatGPT and large language models (LLM) have everyone talking. The ChatGPT prototype launched on November 30 is stunning. ChatGPT, which stands for Generative Pre-Trained Transformer, is basically a superpowered chatbot built on top of OpenAI’s GPT-3.5 suite of large language […]
Microsoft is not just sitting on its laurels; it’s innovating and evolving. In this detailed analysis, we delve into the three significant upgrades that are reshaping the company’s two core platform business models. Understand the strategy, the implications, and what this means for the tech landscape.
Years ago, I started mapping out the evolution of Alibaba with pictures. I was having a hard time keeping all the moving parts in mind. And I was becoming more and more convinced that digital company development is path dependent. What comes next depends on what just happened. Microsoft is only capable of its current […]
Microsoft’s Azure strategy is to provide infrastructure and two platforms: Azure App Service and Azure Functions. Azure App Service is a fully managed platform that makes it easy to deploy and scale web applications. Azure Functions is a serverless platform that makes it easy to run code in response to events. These platforms can be used to build scalable and reliable cloud applications.
In this episode of the Tech Strategy podcast, Jeff Towson discusses Elon Musk’s strategy for Twitter and how he plans to supercharge performance and then 10x the product. He explains how Musk is using his experience with Tesla and SpaceX to inform his approach to social media and how this could change the way we use Twitter. Towson also talks about the potential benefits and risks of Musk’s strategy and how it could impact the future of social media.