Corporate Judo In The Tech Economy

Cnet restates what we already knew about how the web is changing businesses–

The common denominator in all this creative destruction is the Web.
It's not source code, data, or really anything else. When you analyze
open source, Web 2.0, Amazon, etc., the real game-changer is the ease
of access and distribution via the Web. Everything else is largely

But what Microsoft and the 1.0 world don't have is free distribution, free access. That
is the thing that is roiling old-world businesses and replacing them
with new-world businesses, ones that, for the most part, still haven't
figured out how to make much money–with exceptions such as Google,
Amazon, eBay, etc.

Some related links:

How to Compete Like a Judo Strategist

Judo Strategy Collection

Judo Strategy: a Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Briefing

Judo Strategy: Turning Your Competitors' Strength to Your Advantage


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