The Apple Watch is top of my mind, but two new technology companies (SignalFX and Layer) have made news this week too. Slack is in the news again. RBC wants to go head to head with Apple in mobile payments. Interesting stories about Banks and their use of APIs.
Getting a new product or service to market depends increasingly on the developer community you’ve built. IBM helped illustrate that this week. I’m sharing a model for creating exaclty the right mobile experiences your business needs to thrive. And a few thoughts on blogging as an enterprise employee.
Thinking of the Apple Watch, I can help but notice all the things we don’t know. In particular, how the heck are they going to sell the thing? It’s going to be fascinating to watch. I also share some thoughts on Apple Pay and it’s route to market relative to the recently announced Google and Samsung Pay offerings.
Apple & IBM’s partnership continues to get rave reviews. March 9th we learn more about AppleWatch, but I’m really waiting to see what IBM says about it. How is work is changing? How important is your route to market? Blockchain innovation is beyond crazy. Read about Swarm, an organization where I’m volunteering some time.
Insight into the changing workplace from Davos, engagement at work statistics that my (or unfortunately may not) startle you, and a book to read if you want more. Rethinking enterprise software. Musings about the future of branch banking, TouchID, and some interesting ApplePay statistics. Blockchain innovation examples.
The recurring revenue model is hard to measure against incentives at traditional enterprise software companies. Until the incentives change in meaningful ways, enterprise software is not going to figure out SaaS.