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  • Do Your Standup Meetings Suck? Try Standuply Instead

    May 16, 2019, 1:08 pm By asymco-admin
    Standup meetings seems like an easy and effective practice. But, they can really suck in a remote team. If your standups suck, there’s a good chance you are not using the right tools. Standuply, a Digital Scrum Master for Slack, helps remote teams automate…
  • The Pivot

    May 16, 2019, 1:37 am By asymco-admin
    The iPhone is the most successful product of all time. Over 1.6 billion have been sold. Including the iOS products it spun off, the total is over 2.2 billion. Of those 2.2 billion sold, 1.5 billion are still in use. There are about 1 billion iPhone users.…
  • AiriPods

    Mar 27, 2019, 7:34 pm By Horace Dediu
    The Apple Watch is now bigger than the iPod ever was. As the most popular watch of all time, it’s clear that the watch is a new market success story. However it isn’t a cultural success. It has the ability to signal its presence and to give the wearer a…
  • mini

    Mar 21, 2019, 10:24 am By Horace Dediu
    We want things to get better. The desire of improvement and an increase in performance is seemingly innate. The old adage goes that using the word “new” is the most effective way to increase sales. “New & Improved” if you want to be redundant. For many…
  • Sponsor: Use GravityView to Powerfully Display Form Entry Data

    Jan 30, 2019, 3:03 pm By Horace Dediu
    Using WordPress? GravityView puts your Gravity Forms form data to work on the front end of your website. You can easily display your entries in a table, a nice-looking profile listing, or even in your own hand-rolled HTML layout. Build virtually anything using…
  • A Billion Users

    Jan 30, 2019, 2:23 pm By Horace Dediu
    In the latest Apple Earnings report, Apple announced a few details that are relevant to the forecast of the business: The global active installed base for iPhone reached an all-time high at the end of December, surpassing 900 million devices. This represents…
  • Apple’s Unit Economics

    Jan 7, 2019, 11:26 am By Horace Dediu
    For the last two years I’ve been studying the transportation economy and introducing the idea of Micromobility. Simply, Micromobility promises to have the same effect on mobility as microcomputing had on computing. Bringing transportation to many more and…
  • Sponsor: Appfigures Explorer – Mobile App Market Intelligence

    Oct 4, 2018, 1:33 pm By Horace Dediu
    As mobile markets become increasingly saturated, having the right data is essential for making the right decisions. That’s where Explorer, a new mobile intelligence platform from the folks at Appfigures, comes into play. With comprehensive coverage across…
  • Traffic Acquisition Costs

    Oct 4, 2018, 10:52 am By Horace Dediu
    In June of this year Apple reported that it had paid a total of $100 billion to developers. That is the 18th such figure given in the 10 year history of App Store, making the progress of payments and hence revenue and spending easily trackable. The other…
  • Lasts Longer

    Sep 13, 2018, 11:54 am By Horace Dediu
    I think Lisa Jackson’s presentation at the September 2018 iPhone launch event was perhaps the most interesting and most profound. Lisa Jackson is Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives. Previously, Ms. Jackson served as…