Tag Archives: platform utility

Looking back reaching the destination. Connecting the dots.

I am currently wrapping up this DICoDE project that kept me active for a while now. You can say I’ve been working on it for 18 months, with the focus on writing a book… Or for 2 to 3 years … Continue reading

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Media & Fruits Part I: Orange in Daily Motion

Orange bought 49% of Dailymotion. This information is creating some buzz lately, especially related to the backstage discussions: VC’s, french government, Viacom… There are a few interesting strategic implications in this deal: Dailymotion was already profitable, which means they succeeded … Continue reading

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How Twitter is killing its complementors

Platform Utility: state reached by a platform when both complementors (usually corporations augmenting value of the platform for the user and having a business model relying on this platform) and users enable each other’s growth, reaching a virtuous circle state. … Continue reading

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New (mobile) world order: carriers still believe…

Being active in mobile for more than 9 years, on carrier, agency and media sides, i keep on getting information about this ecosystem. Mobile is seen as revolutionary lately (I just understood the Mobile Kills Dinosaurs analogy from Yves Kallaert), … Continue reading

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REMIX 2010: Microsoft on the right path

Microsoft loves developers. That’s why, maintaining platforms (Desktop Windows, Windows Mobile but also MSN and many others), they need developers to augment value of it. As Professor Valor explained us last year during IME’s Advanced Digital Strategies program (which is … Continue reading

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(New) Media Ecosystem Maturity Steps

Last night, I was explaining to my fellow Cleverwood partners my vision of New Media markets opportunities and difference between Brand and Business. To do so, I explained the way I see a (New) Media Ecosystem gaining maturity. It all … Continue reading

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Facebook phone DiCoDEd

So, Facebook is working on a phone, or at least a phone OS. And if they’re not, well… they’d better to! The best article I’ve read treating this topic is the one from Business Insider. It’s talking about platform logic … Continue reading

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