In Jeff Towson’s latest podcast, he elucidates how generative AI can be the key to supercharging your business and career. He provides three practical steps: developing staff and skills in Gen AI, using AI to enhance internal productivity, and employing it to improve products, services, and the overall customer experience. This episode is a must-listen for professionals aiming to harness the potential of AI in their fields.
Category Archives: Google
ChatGPT and Google Bard: Unraveling their Competitive Edge in Generative AI (3 of 3) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)
A summary of this article: ChatGPT and Google Bard are two large language models (LLMs) that are rapidly evolving and becoming more powerful models. Both are making two important upgrades that could give them a competitive edge in the generative AI market. These upgrades are: Access to real-time and up-to-date information The addition of plugins ChatGPT and […]
AI App War: Incumbents Will Triumph, Most Others Will Become Free Commodities. (2 of 3) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)
Discover the competitive dynamics and future outlook of AI apps as incumbents assert their dominance and native apps face commoditization. Explore the transformative impact of generative AI on operating performance and its implications for businesses in this rapidly evolving landscape. Gain insights into the evolving competitive defenses and the emergence of new standards in AI-powered operations.
Yes, OpenAI and Google Will Likely Have Moats in Generative AI (Tech Strategy – Podcast 164)
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.
Will OpenAI and Google Dominate the New Generative AI Tech Stack? (1 of 3) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)
Explore the heated battle between open-source and proprietary large language models (LLMs) in generative AI. Leaked documents from Google suggest that open-source LLMs are rapidly catching up in capabilities, posing a threat to industry giants. Delve into the strategic question of value capture and the emerging landscape of generative AI business models in this insightful article.
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 […]
Can Huawei’s HarmonyOS Break Android’s Monopoly? (Asia Tech Strategy – Podcast 73)
This week’s podcast is about Huawei’s big operating system initiative. It’s the first serious challenge to Android’s global dominance. And how to break-in with a new ecosystem is a fascinating question. You can listen to this podcast here or at iTunes, Google Podcasts and Himalaya. Types of platforms: Marketplace Platforms Payment Platforms Innovation and Audience-Builder Platforms Coordination, Collaboration […]
Waze, Google Maps and How Warren Buffett Made 50% on a Map Company (Jeff’s Asia Tech Class – Daily Update)
I’ve been thinking a lot about mapping companies. On one hand, they are typical “information goods” companies, most of which have had their economics turned upside down by digital. Everything from encyclopedias and phone books to videos and music. There is a long list of previously good businesses that have been transformed, disrupted and/or destroyed. […]