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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Difference between digitalization & industrialization phases?

I was reading an article and realized that people sometimes get confused with different features of these two disruptive phenomenon. First has made huge impact already and second is impacting some areas, big wave of digitalization is still just forming.

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An effective method for collecting customer feedback

Video tells more than words.

Here is a nice example how customer feedback solution can effectively be implemented as combination of brick&mortar and online environments.

Customers are equiped with multiple opportunities to give feedback at any time convenient to them.


Example of an effective method for collecting customer feedback by Taplause on Vimeo.

 

I am still test driving this service in my blog. Click it and let me know what you think about it.
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Customer feedback is important – why not make it easy to give?

Depending on business line you are working in, you and your colleagues hopefully meet occasionally customers. If you have larger amount of those meeting rendezvous and there are several others from your company participating, I suppose you get curious about what is the service experience given to customers. There are several ways to collect this feedback.

 

I think the most brilliant thing about approch from a startup called Taplause is the simplicity:

  • just one click (or you can also collect contact information, if customers want you to return to them).

Other great thing is the multichannel approach:

  • You can utilize it in physical location by locating QR-code to your brochure, menu or corner of your desk.
  • Same QR-code (or link if you prefer) can be used in your web-site or mobile application.

I am just test driving this service in my blog. Click it and let me know what you think about it.
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Spam, target marketing, value adding information – fine line between: Value perceived by customer

Companies utilize different approaches while trying reach customers attention. Some shoot blindly into dark, some follow the trail created by customer. Most clever ones are trying to meet the customer where customer is heading to!

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Alibaba: biggest tech IPO? – how story continues

I didn’t have time to write during #IPO of #Alibaba, but I had positive feelings about this one due to its dominant market position in China. First quarterly report seem to be quite impressive as expected. Although few questions remain open.

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Amazon – future promise or too diverged to survive?

imageI have been earlier following the cloud war between #amazon, #microsoft and #google. Things would be easier to observe, if these would be pure cloud providers, but most of their business is else where. The question that comes to my mind is, if that is sustainable and is there enough focus?

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