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Posts from Date:   2010-10

Android: Google using content in a new “razor blade model”

by Matt Davis  |  October 25, 2010

For those of you who use manual razors, how many times have you declared this time as the last time you’re paying $25 for a pack of replacement razors?  And yet, four weeks later, we all do it again.  It’s commonly known as the “razor blade model.” Give away the razor at cost and make […]

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Will government intervention scare off or encourage supply chain use of social software? Privacy a concern at Gartner Symposium.

by Matt Davis  |  October 21, 2010

After a whirlwind of conversation at Symposium, I am both reflecting on those conversations as well as getting back to speed with current events.  The theme from both is a concern about social software and internet rights to privacy. Applications of social media platforms for supply chain demand management and the ability to tap into the digital consumer […]

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GoogleTV: Another Spotlight on Digital / Physical Supply Chain Convergence

by Matt Davis  |  October 7, 2010

A television, the GoogleTV, your smartphone, an internet connection, a satellite dish, your remote control… all working together as you master a world of content in your living room.

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Social media to improve supply chain?

by Matt Davis  |  October 4, 2010

Is social media in supply chain science fiction? Is it a fad? Or is there some definitive value for supply chain and demand management?

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