Category Archives for Media/TV/Cable

“In hindsight, I slid into arrogance based upon past success.”

  April 30, 2013 by Beth Temple

Wow! I can’t tell you how impressed I was about this amazing statement from Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, in response to the debacle that occurred last year after raising prices and splitting DVD from streaming.

It takes a … Continue reading

30. April 2013 by Beth Temple
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Aereo vs Broadasters in the New Product Economy

  April 04, 2013 by Beth Temple

One company’s cannibalization is another company’s disruption. This is the conundrum of our time. Companies are hesitant to cannibalize their own business, which opens them up to others disrupting their business (think Blockbuster, Kodak).

04. April 2013 by Beth Temple
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Getting a New Product Right

  February 23, 2013 by Beth Temple

It gave me great pleasure to read a recent article in The New York Times outlining the process of Nickelodeon’s newest digital product – an iPad app for kids. Like any new product there were some surprising outcomes

23. February 2013 by Beth Temple
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Lessons from The Daily

  December 04, 2012 by Beth Temple

Like many others, I was disappointed to read that News Corp was shutting down The Daily, it’s iPad only ‘newspaper’. Not just because they were a client – but also because I was (am) a big fan!

There are two … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by Beth Temple
Categories: It's broke, let's fix it, Media/TV/Cable, New Products, Product Development | Leave a comment

#NBCSucceed

  July 30, 2012 by Beth Temple

Over the weekend there was much a twitter on Twitter about #NBCFail –ure to provide a 21st Century Olympic broadcast experience. While Queen Elizabeth opened the games to the proclamation that these games were the 30th Olympiad of the ‘modern … Continue reading

30. July 2012 by Beth Temple
Categories: Blue Sky Thinking, Business Planning, It's broke, let's fix it, Media/TV/Cable, Social Media, Trends | 1 comment

The Beginning of the Unbundled Magazine?

  March 08, 2012 by Beth Temple

There has been a lot talk about the unbundling of the album and hopeful talk that cable will unbundle – but I don’t recall any talk of unbundling a magazine. Who would pay for an article when so much content … Continue reading

08. March 2012 by Beth Temple
Categories: Current Events, Media/TV/Cable, Trends, Value | Leave a comment

The Future of TV = The Future of Video

  January 10, 2012 by Beth Temple

Television is going to be one of those rare words that is going to take on new meaning at the same time it is going to represent a time passed.  With CES kicking off (WSJ sub) this week it seemed … Continue reading

10. January 2012 by Beth Temple
Categories: It's broke, let's fix it, Media/TV/Cable, Trends | Leave a comment

What Are We Going to do About Today?

  December 12, 2011 by Beth Temple

Today (the show) seems to be grappling with it’s future and we’re all watching. It’s interesting when a ‘network jewel’ has the same challenge as a whole industry – do we stay with journalism traditions or do we embrace ‘reality’ … Continue reading

12. December 2011 by Beth Temple
Categories: Blue Sky Thinking, It's broke, let's fix it, Media/TV/Cable | 1 comment

I want my Applu

  July 22, 2011 by Beth Temple

It’s just speculation – but let’s muse for a moment about what could happen should Apple buy Hulu.

For one thing Apple would become a media company rather than a technology company. They would have an array of content, available … Continue reading

22. July 2011 by Beth Temple
Categories: Blue Sky Thinking, Business Models, Current Events, Media/TV/Cable, Web/Tech | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Wanted: TV – Dead or Alive

  June 02, 2011 by Beth Temple

What kind of TV will you be watching? Two insider views on where TV is headed.
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02. June 2011 by Beth Temple
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