Andrew Teman

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This should be a red flag for any product or solution, whether digital or analog, that isn’t minimally complex. If you’re making the customer do any extra amount of work, no matter what industry you call home, you’re now a target for disruption. Because of the Internet’s scale and the speed of change in the world, the Innovator’s Dilemma has mutated over the years into a pernicious, methodically destructive force, leaving any company that is even the slightest bit more cumbersome, costly, or inefficient to be beat out by a newer, more streamlined competitor.
The Simplicity Thesis
I am certain that the battle of the next generation of internet businesses will be made up of who has more data and who knows how to use it better than anyone else. Naturally, then, I have a really keen interest in spending time with people who understand that. I’m not talking about your classic segmentation stuff. It’s the segmentation of one and what the data of one tells you about what to do next. That’s fascinating. If this business is going to be really successful five years from now, we’ll get this right better than anyone else.
The key to Yahoo’s long term success is data…