Chief Strategist at IBM

Berman’s CES Annual Top 10 Trends for 2014

For the past 15 or so years, I’ve posted my annual review of the Consumer Electronics Show, where I discuss which innovations I think will hit big in the coming year – and which ones left me scratching my head wondering….why?  CES 2014 showcased more potentially disruptive innovations this year than ever before, as well as […]

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Berman’s CES Annual Top 10 Trends for 2013

  Improved TV Everywhere or is it really Nowhere?   No, it is not even TV as we knew it!  It is video from the web or broadcast and it plays on a bigger better monitor!  It may be OLED and curve around itself so you can see from any...

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Saul Berman’s Annual Top 10 CES Trends

Well the true pundits have spoken.  Now once again Berman's Annual Top 10 CES Trends is here. Looking at what is real (or not) and some of the implications.  Yes, please feel free to share this IP. Imitation of everything Apple , from phones, to Mac...

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Cloud is revolutionizing industry ecosystems – and forcing companies to embrace new business models

Cloud capabilities are fundamentally shifting the competitive business landscape by providing a new platform for creating and delivering value to customers. New technology and social connectivity trends are creating a perfect storm of opportunity, enabling...

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New business models for the digital revolution

The business world has already gone through information revolutions based on digital technology and the Internet. But today’s transformation has raised the ante. People everywhere are using mobile devices to bring digital capabilities to nearly everything they...

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Observations from the 2011 Broadcasting Australia Conference

I had the opportunity the week before last to speak at the Australian Broadcaster's conference and meet with a few clients in Sydney and Melbourne. Everywhere I went I was talking about the findings of our Beyond Content IBV paper from last fall and my...

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The top 10 trends from 2011 CES!

 Each new year brings not only new beginnings and annual resolutions, but the promise of new value and a better life enabled by technology, as demonstrated by the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Inevitably you have seen or heard coverage of the show...

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How Value Shifts in Digital Business Models

Consumption of digital content is now mainstream among younger segments, and older audiences are catching up at an astounding rate. With their “always on” devices, consumers are just clicks away from a virtually limitless selection of music, videos, games,...

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Intelligence is not Intimacy

Customer intimacy, that Holy Grail of Customer strategy, has recently taken on a new reality with the proliferation of mobile broadband, social media & social networks, as well as the growth of customer analytics. But just knowing things about customers –...

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