Just an observation: analyst views and what happens in real life a bit later?

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I was watching stock market today. Pearson plc (PSON) got beaten up quite badly. Just for sake of curiosity i drilled down to recommendations by different analysts to see if they were able to predict today announced problems.

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Marketing technology landscape is scattering rapidly

 

marketinglandscapeNumber of active players has increased rapidly over last few years. Starting with roughly100 different options in 2011 and reaching almost 20 times more already in 2015.

As this development continues, the difficulty to choose right set of solutions becomes harder. Also you need to be careful when deciding which features are essential for your business and are they provided by your selected vendors. Continuity is also a question mark in this turbulent market as companies are acquiring smaller competitors or moving out from market after becoming obsolete.

Disruption and speed of change in this domain are amazing. It is easier to understand the speed, if we observe some of the forces behind growth:

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Observing the datamarket evolution 2000-2016: how utilization of data and focus has shifted over time

 

kuva3I have been working with heavily data related industries quite awhile. Just thinking back, i realized a pattern how focus has shifted over time. Maybe similar development is applicable to other developing areas too.

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Disruption in media business – 4 points sometime forgotten

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You want your company to survive in digital-era? Four potential areas to check are: channel approach, processes, scope and people. Failing to be digital in any of these areas may significantly hinder down your capability to survive in ever increasing competition or just make your profits go down.

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Nature of industry disruptions – Rethinking your business to match emerging customer needs?

Where you start from is your existing products, customers and core competencies to deliver.

kirjaWhat is the essence of your product that is still appealing to your customers after the disruption has emerged in your industry?

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Nature of industry disruptions – are there some commonalities?

Over the past decades we have seen many companies establishing disruptive business models. Some are succeeding and some not. Without any statistical analyse  i think there are few things that are the same for all those who succeed.

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