Our Global Identity Crisis And Revolution: Keeping The Momentum Going
Before I get to anything related to our industry, I hope that you and your families are safe and healthy, as we get through this global COVID-19 pandemic together.
Many of us in our industry remember a quote from around 1998 that went something like, “If you are a CEO for a large corporation and don’t have a website business plan on your desk, you should be fired.”
This was during the first shift from analog to digital, which happened relatively quickly. The dot-com boom had begun, and though a few years later there would be many busts, many of the most innovative businesses emerged soon after, laying the foundation for our new digital future. Moore’s Law, inevitably, helped these companies become the new blue chips of the next 10 to 20-plus years.
Today, we are faced with a similar dramatic industry shift, which we have called a global identity.