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Static Strategies and the REWIRING of Commerce

30 Sept Warning… unfinished thoughts from a non linear thinker with typos. Feedback appreciated. Why did IBM choose to outsource DOS to MSFT?  How did US auto makers miss the small car market? Anyone remember WorldBook encyclopedia? How did Research in Motion loose its dominant position? What happened to Kodak (it had digital patents it … Continue reading

Payments: So What is a Start up to do?

As a Payments start up, the objective of Banks is to make your life difficult. Particularly when it comes to POS payments!  They are particularly wary of payments “brand” at the POS, but even when your product is a Mastercard banks are well positioned to make your life miserable (ask Google).  The primary rules “changes” … Continue reading