Jack Ma (and Alibaba) Dreamed of Turning SMEs into Multinationals – Globally (2 of 2) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

Alibaba.com is attempting to both digitize and democratize global trade, and to dramatically expand it from large companies to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). They are starting to enable SMEs to act like MNCs in terms of cross-border transactions. They are developing tools such as a mobile app that lets you search for products globally, and a platform that provides logistics and delivery services.

Alibaba.com’s Crazy Strategy for a Global E-Commerce Trading Platform (1 of 2) (Tech Strategy – Daily Strategy)

Uncover the strategic vision of Alibaba.com as it forges ahead with its ambitious initiative to construct a massive global e-commerce platform. Delve into the strategic implications and future prospects in the first part of this captivating series by Jeff Towson, offering a unique perspective on Alibaba’s groundbreaking endeavors in the e-commerce landscape.

3 Simple Rules for Digital Transformation and Disruption (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

Digital transformation is about using technology to change the way businesses operate and interact with customers. To succeed, companies need to focus on innovation, customer experience, and data-driven decision-making. By following these three rules, companies can position themselves for success.

Lessons from Alibaba, Tencent and iQIYI in Entertainment Strategy (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

I recently wrote about my visit to iQIYI, the TV and film streaming giant of of China. And I’ve been keeping an eye on Alibaba Pictures and Tencent Pictures for a long time. Chinese entertainment is a pretty interesting strategy topic. And these three companies are well positioned to win big as consumer spending continues […]

TikTok, WeChat and the Need for an American Vision for Shaping Digital Information Flows.

A few years ago, I went to the WeChat Open Talk meeting in Guangzhou and founder Allen Zhang (see photo) gave a talk that really stuck with me. He talked about about the powerful role of information flows in society and life. And how the digitization of these information flows has created a situation where […]

Peter Zeihan and Why the “China Will Collapse” Narrative Is Soooo Stupid (Tech Strategy – Podcast 155)

China’s economy is facing a number of challenges, including an aging population, rising labor costs, and a slowdown in productivity growth. However, the country is also making progress on a number of fronts, such as investing in new technologies and expanding its global trade network. It remains to be seen whether China will be able to overcome these challenges and maintain its economic growth in the years to come.

Peter Zeihan and Why the “China Will Collapse” Narrative Is Soooo Stupid (Tech Strategy – Podcast 155)

China’s economy is facing a number of challenges, including an aging population, rising labor costs, and a slowdown in productivity growth. However, the country is also making progress on a number of fronts, such as investing in new technologies and expanding its global trade network. It remains to be seen whether China will be able to overcome these challenges and maintain its economic growth in the years to come.

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A Visit to Oriental DreamWorks – and the Important Rise of Creative China (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

During my visit to Oriental DreamWorks, I was captivated by the vibrant energy and innovation in China’s animation sector. The country’s animation boom is not just a trend, but a reflection of cultural shifts, technological advancements, and a growing global appetite for Chinese storytelling.