Samsung Finds Its Platform

In a piece, titled “Samsung’s Circular Profit on Apple”, I explained that Samsung is largely indifferent, strategically, to the performance of iPhone X because no matter the outcome, Samsung will have a win. Technically, Apple is equipping its main competitor.…
The Atiku Return; New University Strike

Politics drives business, and I am tempted to comment on the recent return of the former Vice President of Nigeria, Mr. Atiku Abubakar, to PDP (Peoples Democratic Party), from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The Deputy Senate President, Ike…
Winning Through Dislocalization of Network Effects

Network effect is “a phenomenon whereby a product or service gains additional value as more people use it”. That is the elemental construct that drives great platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter: if your friends and families are in Facebook,…