Collaborative Economy: Industry Stats

The following will have links, sources, and dates sorted in logical orders to find key stats that you’ll need to make decisions. Additionally, I’ll link to other listings and indexes that will provide further context.  My goal is to serve as an industry curator to advance our collective knowledge, research, and for my own personal understanding.  If you want an overview, with three business opportunities for corporations, read the full report on the Collaborative Economy Value Chain. Please leave comments with your stats and a URL.  I’ll be happy to add and credit you. Scope: The sharing of goods, services, space, and money. Updates: This page was last updated on Oct 25th, 2013. Market Sizing and Economics: Stats and data on overall … Continue readingCollaborative Economy: Industry Stats

Index: List of Content Marketing Software Vendors

Altimeter conducts research on new markets. Altimeter continues our coverage on Content Marketing by Rebecca Lieb (who’s working in conjunction with me on this post and coverage), researcher Jessica Groopman and our co-authored report on Converged Media (Paid, Owned, and Earned). In our research reports, we both identified the market pains, definitions, workflows, and solutions brands are and want to achieve. As part of this ongoing coverage to look at all the elements of the people, process, and technology, Don’t buy software without a strategy.  While we want to explore a list of software providers that are part of the solution. It’s important to note that these software providers are not solutions among themselves. Strategy, content goals, internal organization and often … Continue readingIndex: List of Content Marketing Software Vendors

Index of 2013 Disruptive Technologies

Above: Like lightning, digital technologies jolt us with energy, the savvy will harness their energy, those who ignore, risk danger.  One Line Goal:  List disruptive technologies in 2013 on one page, with your help in the comments. The number of technologies that are creating disruptions to companies and ecosystems are increasing at an alarming rate. Even though Altimeter rated the technologies that matter from last week’s SXSW, we see even more technologies emerging on the heels of mobile world congress, and CES. Expect even more technologies to emerge, radically altering the power shift of those who use these technologies to gain power over existing institutions. In an attempt to track and then analyze these technologies, I’ll host the following “industry … Continue readingIndex of 2013 Disruptive Technologies

Collaborative Economy: Brand Edition

A few days ago, I announced that I’ll be leading a research effort to understand the impacts of the growing Collaborative Economy trend.  I also listed 200 startups that are in this space (and a few big brands).  For those who are new to this topic, there’s an unstoppable wave of people trading, renting, and borrowing all kinds of services and goods.  The disruptive impacts to brands are potentially very high.  Consumers are already buying and trading among themselves, often without purchasing items directly from the brands themselves.  Companies that don’t pay attention to this trend are leaving themselves in a state of risk, as technology and society continue to quickly innovate. [To stay relevant with this unstoppable trend, every corporation must evaluate a … Continue readingCollaborative Economy: Brand Edition

The Master List of the Collaborative Economy: Rent and Trade Everything

My next Open Research report (see my body of research) will be about the Rise of the Collaborative Economy.  If you’d like to be interviewed for this upcoming report, please fill out this submission form.   In my career as an analyst, I often list all the players in a category, announce a formal research effort, then publish a series of analyses, as part of my continuing methodology.  In this case I will also be presenting my findings as a speaker at LeWeb, whose theme, “Digital Hippies” is directly related to this trend.  Thanks to friend Loic Lemeur for triggering this idea. [Collaborative Economy Defined:  A digital system that manages the coordination of buyers and sellers who offer or exchange used products and remnant … Continue readingThe Master List of the Collaborative Economy: Rent and Trade Everything

List of Tech and Media Focused Corporate Innovation Labs

For many years, forward moving companies have been investing in innovation centers that are being used for companies to tap into new technologies, media,and devices.  I’m seeing a growing trend of companies outside of the tech space that are investing in these types of labs, and wanted to start a list that I will maintain for a period of time.  To keep things managable, here’s what I’m seeking: List Requirements The companies that will make this list must be within the following parameters. Feel free to leave comments of others. Corporations with over 1000 employees. Ideally, a lab with a dedicated physical location, resources and staff. A focus on technology and or media. Name, URL, and location if available. List … Continue readingList of Tech and Media Focused Corporate Innovation Labs