On this Commerce Roadmap page: The strategic option — World Commerce Leadership
|#||Audience / Interest||Expandiverse Components|
|1||Ecommerce Roadmap for world leadership||New technology will enable world leadership. Here’s a Roadmap and two components.|
|2||Logistics and Supply Chain Platform||Expandiverse Shared Spaces move consumers, vendors and logistics to its real-time Digital Earth.|
|3||Ecommerce everywhere||Continuously connected consumers and their families of devices.|
|4||Active Knowledge and Resources||The best knowledge finds you, along with access to the best tools and resources.|
|5||New Internet business model||With Digital Boundaries and blended screens, enjoy Customer Journeys to quality relationships.|
|6||Devices and User Presences||Devices become families: Multiple presences, continuous connections and a shortcut.|
|7||Include Entertainment||As ecommerce companies add entertainment, the Expandiverse adds the next entertainment media.|
|8||Ecommerce world leadership||Lead the planet to accelerating growth, success and advances. With a virtual shortcut.|
|9||Expandiverse Technology and IP||Over 430 early patent citations indicate the arrival of a new technology cluster.|
Dan Abelow, inventor of the Expandiverse, presents a possible Amazon World Leadership Roadmap to The Conference Board’s Enterprise Digital Transformation Council in New York.
1. Ecommerce Roadmap for World Leadership
New technology will enable world leadership. Here’s a Roadmap and two components.
A possible Amazon World Leadership Roadmap:
Manage global Supply & Demand
First, customers will start at Amazon and buy from Amazon without using search or any other vendors. Second, vendors use a direct online step to add their products to Amazon.
Then vendors go online to tell Amazon logistics where to pick up their products. Amazon can ship them around the world, and Amazon can deliver them to customers. Logistics is a possible new $500 billion dollar business for Amazon.
Once Amazon manages supply and demand, companies will either join Amazon or decline.
Two of the enabling Expandiverse components:
Shared Spaces and Digital Boundaries
You will have multiple Shared Spaces, and you will flip between them. When you flip to each Shared Space it is already open and focused, so you don’t have to load its parts. You just use it right away.
With Digital Boundaries, you won’t be overwhelmed. Some of the boundaries include active-inactive, public-private-secret, presence-availability, and filters-priorities.
2. Supply Chain and Logistics Platform
An Expandiverse Digital Earth adds new Supply Chain Platform opportunities.
Expandiverse Shared Spaces move consumers, vendors and logistics to its real-time Digital Earth
Increase Supply Chains efficiency and accuracy through always on “visible markets” served by “always on Supply Chains”
Continuously Connected Global Platform
On the supply side a company can continuously connect manufacturing, shipping and distribution to get the right products to the right sellers when their customers need them.
On the demand side, customers can be continuously connected so their needs are known and met right away.
As we grow a global supply chain that’s 2 to 3 times larger, we will solve supply chain problems immediately, and reach new levels of economic performance.
The Supply Chain in Shared Planetary Spaces
As each participant does each step, supply chain managers can evaluate the progress. They can coordinate in real time with each participant, and with those who receive what they do.
With new continuous connections in always on Shared Spaces, global supply chains will become more accurate and effective.
Projected Example of a Future Supply Chain
As the Supply Chain operates we will learn the steps where business processes and employees succeed and fail while they are working. Projected improvements include
- Fitting market demand by using “always on” relationships with customers.
- Aligning data worldwide with suppliers, logistics and retailers.
- Fixing problems in minutes and hours, instead of in one to three weeks.
- Locating what is needed anywhere in a supply chain, as soon as the need for it is discovered.
The economy becomes one digital process, with everyone in it
Multi-Screen Families of Devices
In 2025 devices and screens are connected families. Every device converges interacting, communications, live video, the Internet, entertainment and more into a continuous digital reality architecture that spans all of your devices. You are simultaneously present everywhere you want to be, as you move from device to device, location to location, and time to time.
4. Active Knowledge and Active Resources:
An invisible, embedded e-commerce channel inside tasks and steps, for universal success.
Stop fearing AI and start building Human IA — Intelligence Amplification
This isn’t education or critical thinking. It’s direct IA — Intelligence Amplification.
Consider leading companies everywhere. Will they want employees who are at the 50% or 60% level, or will they want all their employees to rise above 80%? Then consider becoming the best at what’s important to you. Which will prove more powerful in your life: Corporate AI, or Human IA?
How high could you rise? How quickly?
Will greatness be the new normal?
But in an IA future, with Intelligence Amplification, could everyone rise and be “above average?”
Human Exponential Growth:
How far can you go?
As we turn into a digital world, Active Knowledge will help “what’s new” succeed — by helping people leap ahead rapidly.
The power won’t be in the technology, products or services. It will be in every person, by how much IA lets them do during use.
Could everyone become fast and successful?
Can Amazon connect continuously with everyone?
5. The Internet’s next business model
With Digital Boundaries and blended screens, enjoy Customer Journeys to quality relationships
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality show that “blended screens” have arrived
Consumers Control a Digital Earth
The world’s most valuable real estate will become your user-controlled interface on all your screens.
First, you will display the world you want, the world you believe in.
Second, you can replace today’s targeted advertising tsunami with the ads and content that you choose.
Third, when you control your screens, you will help shape tomorrow’s digital economy and the world it builds.
Your results from Digital Boundaries? Companies will serve you. They will make your life — and the world — better. They will serve you and fit your choices, instead of you serving them.
Consumers Command the Digital Economy
People changed entire industries when they took control of music and news. Next, you can help transform unhealthy food (obesity and disease) and global warming (fossil fuels). Expandiverse Digital Boundaries are a kill switch on the world you don’t want, and a green light for the world you want to help develop.
Digital Boundaries can be run automatically for millions by advertising services. They can also be managed by nonprofits whose goals people want to strengthen by living in the world they work to build, and sharing the advertising revenues from redirecting the economy.
Because you choose the ads and content displayed, responsive companies will connect directly to you and deliver the “high quality experiences” you expect. When you display the world you believe in, your choices will change the world.
Consumers: The journey to “always on” quality relationships (5:25 video)
6. Devices: The bridge from today to a Digital Earth
Devices become families. Users gain multiple presences and continuous connections. With a virtual shortcut.
Your “Presence” is multiplied across your devices. From today though Virtual Reality…
This Digital Earth moves you to the top everywhere in the world. You are the focus of its services:
- You are recognized and served across your family of devices.
- You have multiple continuous presences everywhere you want to be.
- Your digital worlds follow you and serve you as you move from screen to screen, place to place, and time to time.
- Your personal Digital Boundaries filter and prioritize the content and ads you need to meet the information needs of each of your presences.
What’s the shortcut to a Digital Earth? A virtual device from the future serves everyone, everywhere
7. Include Entertainment
As ecommerce companies add entertainment, the Expandiverse adds the next entertainment media.
Enjoy your lives. All of them.
Entertainment has evolved since 16th century theater through novels, movies, radio, television, the Internet, electronic games, streaming video and multiplayer online games. Now companies like Amazon make it a service, like in Amazon Prime.
What will the next entertainment media as we become a Digital Earth? We’re merging tech and entertainment, real and digital, and screens and living. Next the whole world will be yours, with your every desire turned into entertainment.
8. Ecommerce World Leadership
Lead the planet to accelerating growth, success and advances. With a virtual shortcut.
Invent new technology and change the world
For the last two centuries, new technologies and businesses have been consciously invented to change the world. Amazon and Alibaba are two of today’s best examples of these abilities.
The world’s companies are about to spend over $1 trillion on Digital Transformations during the next decade. The big surprise will be Global Digital Transformation, which will supersede company transformations.
Amazon is well positioned to lead this fast-arriving Global Transformation. Amazon’s combined e-commerce and AWS platforms could enable DEaaS — “Digital Earth as a Service.” Thousands of companies and millions of people could enter, do business and live digitally — all day, every day.
With cloud services, though, either Alibaba or Amazon could provide the operating infrastructure and embedded ecommerce platform for a Digital Earth — a world that will be more powerful and successful than today’s physical world.
World Economic Leadership: The new “visible hand of the market”
The Expandiverse adds Exponential Growth Engineering, the first “visible hand of the market:”
- As tasks and steps are done, both successes and gaps are visible. These drive big data and analytics.
- Gaps are prioritized economically, with real-time design-testing turning them into advanced products and services.
- The new, proven products and services are delivered personally by Active Knowledge, to those who face that need.
- This happens during the moment when they do the task and step, when their need is strongest and benefits are both largest and immediate.
This new Expandiverse system produces Exponential Human Growth for both people and companies. On a Digital Earth, progress will be created and delivered to everyone, continuously raising the planet to new levels of achievement.
Increase revenues by turning industries digital,
and earn revenues from them
Who could use a one-step “Digital Earth as a Service” (DEaaS), with embedded commerce?
- Numerous industries, professional services and local businesses
- Smart cities, schools, public services and health care
- Entertainment, travel and more
- Their customers, employees, suppliers and partners
Here’s a possible timeline:
- 2016-2017: Planning, architecture and lean design-testing
- 2018-2020: Develop, refine and scale a focused platform
- 2020-2025: Mass-market roll outs and global scaling
- By 2025: A worldwide Digital Earth that can deliver universal success and continuous advances
Will Amazon or Alibaba be its leader?
9. Expandiverse Technology and IP
Over 450 early patent citations indicate the arrival of a new technology cluster.
Leading indicator of a “new technology cluster”
“We present a conceptual framework and a computational algorithm for studying the process of technological evolution and making predictions about it by mining the patent citation network… Our methodology seeks to detect incipient technological trends reflected in the citation network and thus to predict their emergence.”
It would be interesting to see the results from this data:
- Over 400 patent citations have been received by 4 months after the first Expandiverse patent issued.
- Over 85 patent citations are from from 8 of the 10 largest technology companies in the world.
- Bill Gates cited this in 8 of his new patents.
- This compares to an average patent receiving 3 to 6 citations during its lifetime.
- This technology currently averages almost one new patent citation per day — and its IP will be in force until 2031.
Tomorrow’s Winner-Take-All Digital Economy (1:02 video)
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