AI · Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality · Business Models · Uncategorized

New IT enabling Superfluid Markets

    Digital forces like AI, Machine Learning, IoT, Robotics, VR/AR, Blockchain etc. are reimagining business models transforming goods, services and labor markets at unprecedented pace enabling the superfluidity of the markets. Two fundamental characteristics of superfluid markets are shrinking lead times making the interactions seamless and near realtime, and second is extreme focus on… Continue reading New IT enabling Superfluid Markets

Business Models · Direct-To-Consumer · Uncategorized

Part II: Direct-To-Consumer Business Model Innovation and Emerging Trends

“The Best Service Is No Service” – Picked from authors Bill Price and David Jaffe, the best way to satisfy customers is eliminate the need for service altogether. The need of the day for DTC seller is to progress beyond offering personalized service to true customer excellency with “No Need for Service”. In continuation of… Continue reading Part II: Direct-To-Consumer Business Model Innovation and Emerging Trends

Business Models · Direct-To-Consumer · Retail & CPG

Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Strategies fuelling Retail Growth – Part I

Direct-To-Consumer companies  through new retail channels are driving two fundamental changes in the business models fueling next-level growth. 1) Offer shoppers ways to cut out physical store visits avoiding traffic, 2) Enable bypassing middle-man distributors. Innovation in DTC e-commerce and Omni-channel strategies is playing a key role in retail business sustenance and growth. DTCs primarily… Continue reading Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Strategies fuelling Retail Growth – Part I

Business Models · Outsourcing · Strategic Sourcing

Changing anatomy of large outsourcing deals

Is the number and size of large outsourcing deals getting shrunk? Answer seems to be Yes. For the mega deals happening in the market, there are some business takeover activity – where suppliers have to make significant upfront payments. It typically involves writing a check to create joint fund, buying an asset or taking over… Continue reading Changing anatomy of large outsourcing deals

Business Models · Digital

Digital IT Imperative – Six Driving Forces

The impact of Digital is intensifying across the world characterized by brands defined by customer experience and winners being determined not by scale but by innovation and agility. Information Technology plays a significant in Digital Re-imagination. In this post I will discussing the SIX FORCES of Digital IT imperative. These forces are not in any… Continue reading Digital IT Imperative – Six Driving Forces

Business Models · Operational Excellence

Operational Excellence in New Age Businesses

Operations is an integral part of businesses and operational excellence leads to business excellence. It is designed to provide value to customers and stay relevant with customer needs in achieving customer satisfaction. Excelling in operations is an art to ensure the success of new business models being innovated and and deliver substantial stakeholder value quarter on quarter… Continue reading Operational Excellence in New Age Businesses

Business Models

New-Age Business Models

Global businesses are redesigning their business models either to come out of growth complacency or realize above normal growth from current levels of performance. I was trying to understand the attributes that enable companies to disrupt their own business models. Tabling here a high-level framework to generate “New Age Business Models”. Quite obviously there are… Continue reading New-Age Business Models