Microsoft vs Google in the Enterprise

I was reading an article in the guardian titled “Microsoft threatened, as smartphones and tablets rise, Gartner warns” and another post by Fred Wilson/Christina about “Monopolies and Startups” both are connected to the theme of transformation that I have been referring to for sometime now. My colleague was telling me that someone asked him a…

Next Killer Mobile App

I have always maintained that the killer mobile app of the Internet was Email. I know it is not cool but it is by far the most important backbone of communication channel. Email has become the infrastructure utility of the Internet. I think if one looks back the most prolific usage of a mobile application…

Tectonic Shifts in Economic Value Creation

We are witnessing a tectonic shift in economic value creation. We can attribute this to various things, but it is fundamental and real. Let me walk you through a simple example of my father-in-law, he has been an employee of an organization for over 35 years. The organization through its employees solved a problem and…

Snoop-Around.com vs mbl.is

I saw this website snoop-around.com on the SVEF awards night, snoop-around.com is a Photo/Interview website in Reykjavik, where they visit creative people in their workshop or home and do a profile on them. The website won the award for being the Best Approach, Blog and Video Content category. It was really fascinating to see how creative one…

Liveproject.me – A Startup Profile

Here is profile of another startup here in Iceland. LiveProject.me allows users to stream their experience from a live event like a concert or show. I have met with both the founders, they are designers and creators who gave up their day jobs to be entrepreneurs. I love this concept, allows everyone to turn their iPhones…