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Posts from Date:   2016-7

Buying into Disruption

by David Yockelson  |  July 23, 2016

In the past week, there were two acquisitions announced that would seem to be entirely unrelated. These are the Softbank acquisition of ARM Holdings for $32B (that’s roughly 23.8X revenues) and the Uniliver acquisition of Dollar Shave Club for a “mere” $1B (which, given its $152M in sales last year according to Bloomberg, means a roughly 6.5X […]

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Early Lessons from Pokemon Go

by David Yockelson  |  July 13, 2016

I seem to have woken up from a deep slumber a few days ago to a new world. Check that – a world that was slightly different from what it was just a week before. The evidence of this was demonstrated in two ways: (1) every other news item, article or Facebook post was suddenly about Pokemon […]

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The Four Ps of Digital Services or Mind Your Ps and Digitals

by David Yockelson  |  July 3, 2016

My conversations with technology and service providers (can you really have one without the other these cloudy days? Perhaps my group should be “TechnoService Providers”; ah, nomenclature…but I digress) include conversations with…no surprise, many SERVICE providers. These are organizations seeking to help commercial organizations through digital transformation to become digital business and to participate in or […]

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