The Economy of Abundance

02/11/2013 17:03

Chris Anderson
With great admiration, I have been watching Chris Anderson's book "The Long Tail" hit the New York Times best seller list and dominate the scarce business book shelf space of the brick and mortar bookstore world. The Long Tail is not just a geeky concept for the O'Reilly crowd, it is now a mainstream driver for the Business Week crowd. And while no longer an absolute requirement of every consumer internet venture pitch (and pretty much every enterprise pitch for that matter), the idea of the long tail continues to permeate many, probably most, of the PowerPoint presentations I see on a daily basis. Chris deserves great credit for simplifying and contextualizing a concept that plays such a big role in the evolving connected economy. [Read more] ...