Innovation

September 27, 2017

What Amazon Prime Day Tells Us About Cloud Computing

Jeff Barr of AWS just published a blog post about Amazon’s July 11 Prime Day and the AWS resources it used during that day. Barr doesn’t […]
October 17, 2017

Edge Computing and the Death of Cloud: Nonsense

You don’t have to look very far to see pronouncements that cloud computing is giving way to the next big thing in computing: the edge. Venture […]
January 4, 2018

The Amazon Flywheel, Prime, and “The Greatest Showman”

Most discussions of Amazon’s business end up referencing the Flywheel, as shown below:     It depicts the self-reinforcing nature of Amazon’s business — great customer […]
February 4, 2018

AMG Crush Their Q417 Cloud Numbers

The big three announced their quarterly results over the past few days. Last quarter I said, using movie lingo, that the numbers were boffo box office. […]