Monthly Archives: October 2011

1986+25

1986 was the year Jack Nicklaus won his last green jacket. I remember watching the final round, never really having much interest in golf before or since, but captivated by that magical moment. As that Summer went by, the Amazin’ … Continue reading

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Apple Camera Parity

I wanted to take a look at the iPhone camera, because, in this post, I stated that Apple was “merely” trying to maintain parity with respect to the capabilities of its camera. First, let’s look at the numbers: Below, I … Continue reading

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You never have just a little rat problem

Rats are a constant battle on my farm. They’re difficult to get rid of, and they breed rapidly –replenishing their numbers in short order. If you let them get ahead of you, you quickly have a BIG rat problem. Usually, … Continue reading

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New Lanchester Strategy and Moore’s Market Segments

In his groundbreaking book, Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey Moore describes a market as being composed of sub-markets representing people with different purchasing propensity (different adoption rates). Each of these sub-markets, when represented as a probability distribution describing the likelihood that … Continue reading

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New Lanchester Strategy for Sales and Marketing and Apple’s 10/4/11 event.

At the Apple iPhone 4s event on 10/4/2011, Apple revealed some interesting numbers about the market share for some of its products. I’d like to use those numbers to briefly introduce market share figures as they apply to New Lanchester … Continue reading

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