Apple’s Strengths and Weaknesses

Both Apple’s strengths and weaknesses were on full display at its annual WWDC keynote; the HomePod is a perfect example.

Boring Google

Google’s I/O was exactly what you would expect from Google, and that’s a great sign for the company.

Google and the Limits of Strategy

Google went wrong in the past by abandoning their horizontal business model; are they repeating their mistake, or does the future give them no choice?

Beyond the iPhone

Apple’s event may have been lacking on the surface, but it laid the groundwork for innovations that will be revealed in time. And yes, it was courageous.

Microsoft and Apple Double Down

Both Microsoft and Apple made news yesterday, and while one was unexpected and the other predictable, both are effectively doubling down on their strategies. And both may not matter.

Google’s Go-to-Market Gap

Google is unique in that their business was built on being the best. The company, though, benefited from the open web. That is not the case in mobile.