The release of myPodder
is raising some eyebrows. This new model potentially brings podcasting forward, and again is worthwhile investingating from the point of view of successful business models.
According to market analysts, 25 million machines
will be connected to mobile networks by 2009. Already there are plans to connect electricity and gas meters, and 500,000 trucks in Germany are monitored with GPS / GSM networks. So what's next? Washing machines? Toasters? The electronic toy you gave your 2 year olds at Christmas? Why not?
Of course if this does happen, the questions of software updating and new business models will inevitably rear their head. How should enterprises with a physical supply chain incorporate a digital supply chain into their business?