Turning our focus back to “Jobs to be Done” theory, we look at how producers can exceed the expectations of consumers and the role of the focus group from a “Jobs to be Done” perspective.
We examine “Jobs to be Done” as an essential core of the product development process. Where does this kind of thinking belong in an organization?
Should we be redefining what being “the best” means? We close with a segmentation of social media services based on the seven deadly sins.
via 5by5 | The Critical Path #134: Chief Jobs Officer.
This is a good one.
Having reached $700 billion we ask whether $1 trillion is an achievable valuation for Apple. We also discuss why this is not at all interesting. Also, the future of banking.
The Critical Path #133: Transcendental Valuation.
How does an organizations structure, resource allocation and measurement dictate its capabilities? Horace and Anders discuss Amazons AWS business in comparison to their traditional online retail business and the Apple and Google strategies.
via 5by5 | The Critical Path #132: The Worlds PIN Code.
Apples Services business is growing by leaps and bounds. How much of that can be attributed to iCloud? Horace and Anders consider how big the iCloud business is for Apple, as well as Apples recent stock price rise in this “rolling show” on the way to the airport.
via 5by5 | The Critical Path #131: How Big is iCloud?.
Horace and Anders discuss Apple Watch pricing, Consumerism and Planned Obsolescence. In the closing segment Horace presents a new dichotomy of company values.
via 5by5 | The Critical Path #130: Determinism vs. Probabilism.
We talk about Samsung, Apple Pay (vs. CurrentC) and Xiaomi.
via 5by5 | The Critical Path #129: The Right Incentives.
A few weeks back Horace Dediu of Asymco and I were having dinner and we got to discussing some of this updated thoughts on disruption theory. One bit in particular was how the luxury tech market was causing him to evolve some thinking on the theory as it relates to consumer markets. I thought it would be great to have him on and we could chat more about disruption and the role it plays in the technology industry in the 21st century.
via Podcast: Discussing Disruption Theory | Tech.pinions – Perspective, Insight, Analysis.
We go over Apple’s last earnings report. Is significant growth conceivable for the next quarter? Plus the new iMac and the end of visible pixels.
via 5by5 | The Critical Path #128: The Upper End of Guidance.
On the October 2014 iPad and iMac event. When are the iPad killer apps going to come out?
via 5by5 | The Critical Path #127: Cupertino to San Francisco on 280.
Horace and Anders on the irrelevance of shareholders. Anticipating an Apple October 2014 event they discuss how the iPad and tablet designs could evolve. Diving into how brands can manage disruption through a whirlwind tour of products from cameras to watches to cars.
via 5by5 | The Critical Path #126: Making the world go round.