Media

Instant Articles failed to save the news business. Now what?

The Guardian is out. The NYT is also out. Many publishers are ‘cooling off‘, among them BBC News, National Geographic and The Wall Street Journal. By some accounts they are fleeing. But why? Quite simply, placing your content on another’s platform is an investment—the desired return being more eyeballs, more engagement (however you measure that), and more… Continue reading Instant Articles failed to save the news business. Now what?

Business

What I Learned From Talking to my Customers

I have just finished reading Competing Against Luck, a book that outlines the latest thinking in Jobs Theory. That theory is built on a simple premise which, according to Clay Christensen, is: “When we buy a product, we essentially ‘hire’ something to get a job done. If it does the job well, when we are confronted with the… Continue reading What I Learned From Talking to my Customers

Uncategorized

RNZ Browser and OS Stats for October 2016

Over the last few years I have been releasing browser and OS stats for http://www.radionz.co.nz and The Wireless. I left RNZ today (Friday), so this will be the last of these posts, based on data from October 2016. I hope you’ve found them useful. In October 2016 we can see that the Chrome browser use has fallen and has been… Continue reading RNZ Browser and OS Stats for October 2016