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On Platforms and Stickiness

On Platforms and Stickiness

Originally published in HuffPo. Click here for the original post.

Tim O'Reilly recently started an interesting thread on Google Plus. His central argument: I want to spend as little time as possible on Google. In his view (and that of many others), Google should take people someplace else. Maximizing "time on site" is very un-Google.

Sure, for years

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On SoundCloud, CES, and Platforms

On SoundCloud, CES, and Platforms

This is a cross-post of a recent HuffPo piece that I wrote. CES 2012 is in full swing. Yes, there are too many gadgets, gizmos, and doohickeys to count. There are ultrabooks, ridiculously thin TVs, and tablets galore. But beyond the hardware, there's an underlying current at the biggest tech event of the year: the platform. Case in point: just Read More

8 Lessons from the Gang of Four

8 Lessons from the Gang of Four

Click here to read my Huffington Post guest spot on tips for building your company's platform. It turns out that Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have a great deal to teach businesses of all size.

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