Fleet Sizing, Fleet Management, and Strategic Frameworks are critical for a robot taxi platform’s proper execution. The below ideas are some of my favorite that span these topics.
1: While market demand for rides drives fleet-sizing decisions (supply-deployed), so in turn, Read more [...]
Autonomous vehicles; not wearables will be the new mobile platform.
Autonomous self-driving vehicles (AVs) will be the new mobile platform, on top of which a host of new products and experiences will be developed. Like Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android mobile operating systems, on top of Read more [...]
TLDR: AVs and robot taxi services are not a near-term (3-7 year) threat to existing OEM business lines, but they are a longer-term (7+ year) threat to OEMs; and this is why they are investing so heavily in AV technology.
Investments being made by large car manufacturer (OEMs) in self-driving Read more [...]
Create mobile optimized site(s). Whether responsive or adaptive design, make sure users have a good mobile web experience. If you can't make your entire site mobile optimized or responsive, then focus on those pages to which users will be directed while on a mobile device. For example, the URL in Read more [...]
I just came across the Tiles and the Tile smartphone app product (watch video demo here), the product/company that will create the largest lost-and-found in the world.
Below, I've highlighted both why I think this is a noteworthy invention and app that we should all download, and two quick ideas for Read more [...]
If you want to smile, watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ts_4vOUDImE
Google and Coca-Cola teamed up to deliver this awesome global campaign, which was a re-invigoration of classic hilltop commercial. Of course, the messaging was incredibly well aligned to the brand, but I also liked how the power of our modern digital technologies were highlighted. Watch the video Read more [...]
BMWi’s “The Future Is Here” interactive piece in NYC is another beautiful example of how robotics (sensors) technologies can be used to create amazing interactive marketing communications in the physical environment.
A primary purpose of this blog is collect and share ideas that provide supportive evidence and examples of how great business can be as simple as returning to older, tried, and fundamentally important ways of doing business. Hence the title of this blog "By Hand".
This post is about how a city government Read more [...]
As I was leaving Tom Mitchell's office, he says to me in the kind of hurried speech of a brilliant individual who has perhaps made the statement before:
"Computers are already better than us at playing chess, but we are still better at recognizing a photo of our parents or children."
Many consider Tom Read more [...]